The staffs of the Rice Research Institute of Iran celebrate the March 6th,2022, National Tree Planting Day
March 6th, 2022 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 welcome 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 is considered a sacred ritual in ancient Iran and has always been appreciated by Iranians for 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.
Dr. Hossieni, Director General of RRII stated that according to long-time Iranian history, we appreciate nature by planting trees. Therefore, the staff of RRII organizes a special program yearly to participate in planting trees event to play their role in protecting and raising attention to save nature.