Xicheng District Makes Efforts to Create High-Quality and Livable Green Environment
During the 14th Five-Year Plan period, Xicheng District will promote the restoration of historically famous gardens and the improvement of landscaping to effectively improve the landscape environment of the functional core area of the capital, the reporter learned from Xicheng District Bureau of Forestry and Parks recently.
By 2025, Xicheng District plans to increase green fields with an area of 4.8 hectares, and reach a green coverage ratio of 31.85 percent. Roof greening with an area of 25000 square meters and vertical greening with the extension lines of 5 kilometers will be increased, and 5 garden-style communities and 5 garden-style organizations will be built.
Xicheng District will promote the construction of all kinds of green fields, build more green fields in various ways, focus on the construction of Xidan Sports Park and the Xinxingsheng Green Space, increase more pocket parks and mini green spaces.
Moreover, Xicheng District will enrich biodiversity in its jurisdiction, increase venues and facilities fit for seniors, disabled persons and children, enrich the technological and cultural connotation of the parks, promote the upgrading and transformation of all-age-friendly parks, meet the diverse needs of the residents for park services, and improve the quality of parks and green spaces.
In addition, Xicheng District uses big data to establish a digital and intelligent management system covering parks and green spaces in the whole district. The district also strengthens the protection and utilization of ancient trees, and will hold a series of cultural activities such as the "Looking for the Most Beautiful Ancient Trees" activity and the "Stories about Ancient Trees" activity.
In the future, Xicheng District will make full use of the online voluntary tree planting platform and the gardening stations to hold various kinds of voluntary tree planting activities and gardening experience activities, and encourage residents to participate in greening and gardening activities held in communities.
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