SUGi
Romania

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

University Forest

Studying the Miyawaki Forestry Method.

Land Forest
Miyawaki Method
School
Urban

With more than 41,000 students in 2015, the Babeș-Bolyai University is the largest university in Romania.  Our future forest will grow at an extension faculty in a town called Saint George.

We have chosen this site in particular to introduce the Miyawaki Method to the environmental engineers and scientists. Together with the students of the Babeș-Bolyai University we will be creating the first university forest in Romania!

Forest Maker Tivadar Balázs

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360

trees

120

square meters

15

native species

The Benefits

Planting a forest at the University will:

  • Create awareness in the academic world about this efficient afforestation method

  • Allow for scientific research: soil, biodiversity

  • Regenerate ecosystems
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History

Babeș-Bolyai University has officially been ranked a four-star university, after a QS Star evaluation at the beginning of 2018. Also, the Babeș-Bolyai University was found to be the top Romanian university based on the University Metaranking of 2016.The plantation site is at an extension faculty that is in a town of 54.000 citizens called Saint George.Saint George is the capital of a county in the traditional region called Transylvania and it is located in the central region of Romania where the Eastern Carpathian Mountains meet the Southern Carpathians.The presence of this university is a relatively new development in the town. It is just ten years old. It has however brought new opportunities to the youth of the area.

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