April 15, 2013: a planting trees action was held in Taganrog on April 13. At 11 AM representatives of municipal corporations, Taganrog Local Government and Taganrog City Council gathered in the Primorsky Park. On Arbor Day Dr. Georg Birgelen, Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Moscow visited the city of Taganrog within the framework of a work visit to Rostov Oblast. Mayor Vladimir Prasolov and Rostov Oblast minister for trade and development Alexander Levchenko met with the German diplomat and participated in planting trees.
"We need to promote regreening of Taganrog, which has always been a green and shady city", - highlighted Mayor Prasolov - "We had a tough winter with sharp frosts that damaged aged trees. The planting trees action is a very good tradition that binds together citizens of Taganrog and makes our city a better place to live".
The same day within the framework of the Arbor Day held region-wide, the planting trees action was also held in other parts of the city, including the Central Gorky Park and 300 Years of Taganrog Park.