Mountains in Chang Mai

Chiang Mai monks lead reforestation activity

CHIANG MAI, 26 June 2016 (NNT) – A group of Buddhist monks in Chiang Mai is leading a campaign urging locals to replant trees in degraded forests.

Monks, novices and villagers in Chaiprakarn District have teamed up to grow trees in formerly exploited forests. Chiang Mai’s ecclesiastical provincial governor, Phra Thep Pariyat said villagers agreed to give back forest areas of more than 200 rai, which they had encroached on, to engage in the forest recovery campaign.

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