Stone Forest appealed people in the county to plant trees to completer the forestation mission. In recent days, the county officers and the working personnel in different departments took part in the tree-planting activity. The mission was urgent and necessary for the greening of the county. The officers said it was the right time to plant trees for the plentiful rain. More than four thousand trees of various kinds were planted. The mountains once deserted were covered with different trees and the mountains presented a lively appearance and full of vigor.
The Stone Forest was famous all over the world. As a famous scenic spot in Yunnan, many visitors at home and abroad had been there and appreciated the wonderful natural stones of different shapes. If the foreigners came Kunming to study mandarin in Yunnan, this spot would be the first place that the people in Yunnan would recommend. One would be surprised to find all sorts of strange shapes of stones. It was really a good place for traveling.
The greening of the Stone Forest County was helpful to build a good image for the popularity of the scenic spot. In order to speed up the pace of greening in the county, relevant file including some requirements to build a green city was initiated. The file centered on the development of a systematic setup of forest ecology, production and ecological culture to activate the tree-planting appeal. Under the demands of stressing the ecological results and conformed to nature as well as the premise of adapting to the environment and trees, the selection of trees was carefully made. The evergreen species picked those which were drought-enduring, cold-resistant and barren-resistance. The deciduous species picked the alder and albizzia julibrissin.
Tang Wuqing, deputy director general of Agricultural and Forestry Bureau of Stone Forest County, introduced the activities related to greening was of great importance and significance. The tree-planting was good for the young generation and helpful to boost the tourism industry in Stone Forest County. Stone Forest County had completed the mission of planting trees in the county and the mission had surpassed the planned amount. He said the fast development of the greening was helpful to the people as well as the sustainable development of the county. As one of the famous scenic spots in Yunnan, Stone Forest attracted many visitors all the year round. For those who study Chinese in Kunming, they had a convenient chance to go there. The beautiful scenery there impressed many people and many visitors expressed the wish that they would like to go there again.