Red Brick Daily

Over the last five years, 600,000 trees have been planted in KHH City … which puts it on course to achieving its target of planting a million trees — some four years early.

In 2012, Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu began promoting ‘urban greening,’ with the goal of planting a million trees in ten years.

Over 10,000 trees are to be planted in Xiaogang (Siaogang) District before June 2017 … which are expected to improve air-quality in this industrial area.


(Via Liberty Times)

By the end of this month, Kaohsiung’s Linhai industrial Park will plant 330 crape myrtles, rosy trumpet trees, and golden trumpet trees along Maoda Street (茂大街) and elsewhere … while China Steel Corp will plant 375 flamboyant trees, 25 rosy trumpet trees, 2,000 camphor trees … as well as jungle flames.

The Taipei Times reports that according to Legislator Lai Jui-lung, the first year of the project will concentrate on the surrounding area of the industrial park. During blooming season, the trees lining those streets are expected to give the city a flowery surprise.

In addition, the gov’t would like KHH residents to know that the “Shaokang Yingcyu Park” and “Siaogang Gueiling Yangsheng Park” (*can we PLEASE get some Pinyin spelling consistency *….??)  — expected to be the “lung of southern Kaohsiung” once completed — will open in June and September next year, respectively.

(Via Liberty Times)