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    Greening Łowicz: 888 Trees Planted for the City’s Birthday Celebration

    In honor of Łowicz’s 888th birthday, the community initiated a tree planting campaign aiming to enhance the city’s greenery. Spearheaded by resident Łukasz Łebski, the project encourages locals to propose tree locations via an interactive map. With 300 trees already planted, including maples, lindens, and chestnuts, the initiative plans to continue planting until the end of April, with a second phase scheduled for autumn.

    Navigating Formalities and Challenges

    Organizers streamline the process by handling permissions from landowners for proposed tree sites. When residents suggest public areas, the initiative takes charge of the necessary paperwork. Utilizing a geodetic volunteer, they ensure proposed sites avoid underground infrastructure. However, not all suggestions make it to fruition; some locations are rejected due to underground utilities or the inability to identify the landowner.

    Residents are encouraged to participate actively, either by suggesting tree locations or financially supporting the initiative. Flexibility is key, as adjustments may be necessary to accommodate infrastructure or ensure the longevity of the planted trees. Despite challenges, the initiative maintains a professional approach, swiftly processing requests and fostering a sense of communal responsibility towards the city’s green spaces.

    Sustainable Future and Collaborative Efforts

    The initiative prioritizes sustainable urban development, emphasizing the long-term benefits of a greener environment for current and future generations. Collaboration with local authorities and organizations, such as the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways, ensures strategic planning and adherence to regulations. Through collective action, Łowicz aims to cultivate a healthier and more vibrant urban landscape, symbolizing its commitment to environmental stewardship.

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