Why the coniferous forests in Bourgas are drying up

Climate change and drought in recent years have had a significant impact on the condition of artificially created forests.

Drying of coniferous crops with an average age of 40-50 years, created in areas with altitudes of up to 700-800 meters, has a pronounced pathological nature and is due to the intensification of pest attacks.

In particular, in the Bourgas region are drying black pine (Pinus nigra) and Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis), in the area of the suburban forest - Bourgas and Mineral Baths, protected area Aitoska mountain.