Thailand government uses aerial seeding to reforest national parks with 500,000 trees

Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has organized an aerial seeding operation, planting trees in watershed areas across the country.

In Nakhon Sawan province, Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Gen. Chatchai Sarikalya chaired the opening ceremony of the project.

The project had been organized by the Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation.

More than 1.7 million seeds of 10 species of vegetation were mixed with molding clay and scattered in the air by rainmaking planes over Khao Kho National Park and Nam Nao National Park in Phetchabun province.

The project is expected increase forests in the area by 500,000 – 600,000 trees.

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