National Tree Planting Day

National Tree Planting Day, Showing respect for nature in Iran

March 5th has been marked as a national tree planting day in Iran, it is 15 days before the beginning of Nowruz, Iranian New Year, and it is meant to respect the earth and welcoming the beginning of spring.
Iranians have always had a special interest in nature and this has made this day important among the people of our country. Planting trees has been considered a sacred ritual in ancient Iran and has always been appreciated by Iranians from a long time ago. Today, Iranians plant young seedlings, flowers, and grass in parks and other suitable areas of the city they live in. Some environmentalists take part in collecting waste from mountains or forests to show respect for nature on this day.
Iran Doostan means Iran lovers, and as the lovers of this ancient land, our team members participate in planting trees to play their role in protecting nature. We are also honored to be an Iranian tour operator caring about sustainable tourism, this video shows a group of eco-tourists in Iran who were engaged in planting seedlings on national tree planting day last year at Matin Abad desert eco-camp.

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