LIFE-MICACC project
LIFE16 CCA/HU/000115

"Municipalities as integrators and coordinators
in adaptation to climate change"

Nearly 700 seedlings were planted in Bátya as a part of a greening campaign

On Marc 11, 2020 the Municipality of Bátya organized a tree planting event, during which nearly 700 saplings were planted at the pilot site. On the planting event, the Ministry of Interior, the Association of Climate-Friendly Municipalities, the WWF World Wide Fund for Nature Hungary Foundation and the Municipality of Ruzsa also participated, supporting their project partner. As a part of the event, the Municipality of Bátya organized a team-building training for the colleagues working in the Mayor's Office, with the staff of the Civil Guard and enthusiastic members of the settlements representative board. The 6th and 8th grade students at the local elementary school took on a small part of the work, and the whole kindergarten visited the area for a walk. The Municipality of Bátya would like to express a grateful thank you to everyone involved in the work.

The tree planting event was also reported by the local press. The interview with Mayor Csaba Felete can be found at the link below (in Hungarian): http://www.kalocsatv.hu/utemterv-szerint-halad-a-life-projekt-batyan-700-fat-ultet-el-a-telepules/

Several project partner took part in the plantingGroup photo of the participantsThe seedlings were planted in pre-placed holes
Kids from the kindergarten also planted a few seddlings with some helpThe local primary school students also came to help with the plantingThe municipality's Civil Security Force also planted trees

Project partners

Minister of Interior Bátya KTSZ General Directorate of Water Management (OVF) Pannon Pro Innovations Püspökszilágy Rákócziújfalu Ruzsa Tiszatarján WWF Hungary