Magnitogorsk State Technical University joined the Program

Today, June 23, in the Summer Garden, a seedling grown from the acorn of the Peter the Great oak – a monument of wildlife, was handed over as part of the All-Russian Oak Forest of Emperor Peter the Great Program.

The chief curator of the gardens of the Russian Museum Alexandra Alekseeva handed the seedling into the caring hands of Sergey Volkov, Vice-Rector for Infrastructure Development of the Magnitogorsk State Technical University named after M.V. G. I. Nosova. The program was attended by a representative of the Service for Consultative and Methodological Interaction with Museums.

The current year has been declared by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin the Year of the Teacher and Mentor. The mission of the Year is the recognition of the special status of teaching staff, including those performing mentoring activities.

Planting seedlings from the oak of Peter the Great is very symbolic, it is an invaluable contribution to the preservation of the historical and cultural heritage and a valuable historical natural gene pool.