Restriction on visiting forests introduced in Penza region
Penza, 2 October 2020. PenzaNews. A restriction on visiting forests in the period from 2 to 12 October was introduced in Penza region due to a growing fire hazard. This was said by the press service of the Ministry of Forestry, Hunting and Nature Management of the region.
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“It is forbidden to hold cultural events and drive through forest areas. The only exception for this is the use of public roads and forest protection,” the agency said.
The press service explained that during the restrictions period, citizens are not allowed to stay in forests, except for those whose work activities are related to it.
“Employees of the Ministry of Forestry of Penza region in cooperation with forest services will strengthen patrolling of forests to identify and suppress violations of the law,” the ministry stressed.