|Title||Construction of the Yesan Province ‘Mehun Sharing Forest’ is progressing smoothly|
Construction of the Yesan Province ‘Mehun Sharing Forest’ is progressing smoothly
- A place of healing contributing to the leisure activities and welfare programs of residents -
This past April the residents of Yesan Province started construction of the “Mehun Sharing Forest” in an effort to contribute to the leisure activities and welfare organizations in the area.
According to officials, on July 6th members of Deoksan-myeon and Sadong-ri who were tasked with constructing the “Mehun Sharing Forest” began their affiliations with the green measures public enterprise, Korea Forest Service, and used lottery proceeds to finance green capital amounting to 4 billion won and roughly 500 million won that was invested into 1 billion won.
Last January the provinces design and engineering plans used to construct the forest were completed and in April the areas of Deoksan-myeon and Sadong-ri initiated their land development project over a total area of about 2559 square meters (965 square meters, 10,000 meters green belt area).
'Mehun Sharing Forest' is planning to create an accessible ecosystem with the 'Mehun Plaza' as its focus in an effort to allow visitors to clearly feel and see the distinctions between its themes of spring, summer, fall, and winter, as well as the changes between the 4 seasons.
In addition, to connecting the already existing tree belt, walking trails, and Damyang Melasequoia Road, there are plans to construct various environmentally friendly facilities such as long stepping stones, forest classrooms, rattan tunnels, and stream gravel to name a few, that will allow residents to enjoy the forest and look forward to the various facilities that will be established.
in order for the province to complete construction by this October businesses are trying their best to push ahead with civil engineering and landscape presentation projects in order to complete mounding of the area.
This will be subsequently followed by the planting of themed seasonal attractions such as pine trees, plum blossoms, evergreen spindle, just to name a few and the installation of forest classrooms, rattan tunnels, and stepping stones etc.
When construction of this province's forest is completed the residents leisure activities and welfare organizations will not simply contribute to bringing attention to the province but also create buzz around next years Korea Forest Expo and will be able to confirm this province as the most appropriate host for the '2016 Korea Hot Spring Festival.
Additionally forest classrooms, stepping stones, wells, and new homes, etc. will be utilized to create a children's forest where children can learn about the fragility of nature and enjoy themselves.
Governors contracting party stated that “We are trying our best to create a forest where residents and visitors can enjoy nature and learn about how fragile our ecosystem is. We want spectators and visitors who come looking for hot springs to feel a true break from their busy lives and experience a more environmentally friendly healing space.