Upon RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan's assignment, works aimed at the regulation of tree pruning with normative legal acts have been launched at the Ministry.
In the frames of the preparation, a discussion was held at Deputy Minister Khachik Hakobyan's place with the participation of the representatives from RA Nature Protection Ministry, 'ArmForest' and 'State Forest Monitoring Center' SNCO of RA Agriculture Ministry and officials in charge from Yerevan Municipality.
Outlining the problem of tree pruning carried out in the communities, which regularly becomes a topic for discussions with the society, it has been proposed to review governmental resolution on 'Establishing Requirements Posed to Sizes and Composition of Green Zones in Residential Areas' no. 1318-Ն dated 2008 and to regulated the criteria and requirements of pruning and care arising from the features of tree species in an individual appendix.
During the professional discussion, it has been proposed to take into consideration the location of trees and climatic features specific to different communities in the republic.
It has been decided to submit written proposals for the formation of the main provisions in the legal act. The Deputy Minister has assigned to develop the document within tight deadlines till the launch of the autumn pruning in 2017, as the Information and Public Relations Department of RA Nature Protection Ministry informs.
17:23 June 13, 2017