Recently in the park during the renovations about a dozen trees were destroyed -- under the guise of sanitary felling and reconstruction. An employee of a design institutes on condition of anonymity said that up to 60 trees were to be cut down.
Gomel Greens began collecting signatures against the destruction of trees. At the moment the petition was supported by about 200 people .
The Greens also advocated the preservation of the cemetery on the area of the square, which also was to be destroyed during reconstruction.