2021-07-28

Donation to the Ancient Woods Foundation will allow preserving 1 hectare of ancient forest

We are happy that in recent years we have implemented many successful projects in the solar power field. We are grateful not only to our partners and suppliers but also to nature and the Sun, which allow us to work with renewable energy. Since nature is so supportive of us, we decided to be even more supportive towards nature and take care of Lithuania’s flora and fauna.

Once we started to delve into the situation, we saw that it is quite complicated. Solar energy is renewable, but forests do not renew so easily. It takes a long time for individual trees to become a forest, and it takes at least a couple hundred years for a forest to become an ancient forest.

Mature, ancient forests cover only 1.225% of Lithuania’s forest area. And due to vigorous human activity, the old groves have disappeared, and with them – many species that lived within.

“After learning about this situation, we decided to support Ancient Woods Foundation and help them to take care of matured deep-rooted trees that have become vital homes for thousands of species,” says Andrius Džiaugys, CEO of Eternia Solar LT.

Thanks to customers and partners, the donation to the Ancient Woods Foundation will allow preserving 1 hectare of old-growth forests, more than 300 mature trees, and endangered species of animals and plants.

Andrius Džiaugys says: “The decision to contribute to the preservation of the ancient forest was based on the same values ​​that drive our daily work: to nurture what we already have: our land and its nature, so that future generations can live better. “

You can also contribute to the preservation: by gifting the land of your forest, contributing financially, or educating your community about the importance of ancient woods. More about the activities of the Ancient Woods Foundation and ways to contribute:

www.sengiresfondas.lt/en/

photo credit: Vytautas Knyva

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