Established on: 1st January 1998
Address: Hıdiv Yolu Nr. 32 Çubuklu-Beykoz/İstanbul
Number of Employees: 111
Capital: USD 3,000,000.-
Share holders: Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul, İSKİ, İSFALT A.Ş., ULAŞIM A.Ş., İGDAŞ A.Ş.
Objectives and Operations
Operations of Ağaç Corp. Are Listed Below:
Opening up nursery gardens
Projecting and actualising parks and gardens, landscape recreation
Establishing city groves
Afforestation of riverbeds and basins as well as carrying out studies and projects for erosion control
Improvement of historical city groves
Launching joint campaigns with civil organizations for the establishment of memorial groves to raise public consciousness on green and environment
Raising and supplying saplings
Supplying seeds, grown up trees and flowers, fertilizers and other sort of material utilized in this sector.
Establishing groves in city periphery to help prevent irregular urbanization
Supply and maintenance of vegetation along streets and avenues.
Projects Realized So Far:
Metropolitan Municipality Nursery Garden in Alibeyköy. Opened up on 21st March 1999 the garden encompasses some 120,000 square meters featuring an annual production capacity of 2,500,000 saplings.
Area category Nr. Of saplings planted
Afforestation areas 126,878
Total 176,068 Joint Projects for İSTAÇ Between 1st Jan 2000 and 31st Mar 2000 52 projects like crossroads, park, avenue, and rose projects will be completed. These projects totally encompass some 13,000 roses and 85,100 trees to be planted to some 22,510 square meters of new green ground.
Joint Green Corridors Between Black Sea Wood and the Marmara
Supplying the city with clean air and recreating the mega polis, as well as breaking the monolithic concrete colossus apiece are the goals of that project.
City parks, protected basins, picnic grounds and afforestation of high quake hazard areas are integrated within this project.
Protection Projects for stream basins respecting aquaculture and botany, like:
Lake Büyükçekmece Environs Grove
The Ömerli Dam Basin Afforestation
Stream Sazlıdere Environs Grove
Natural Texture Projects:
Green Environs Projects of City Park Kağıthane, of Stream Küçükköy-Alibeyköy and of Stream Kağıthane
Shore Recreation Ataköy-Büyükçekmece
The Elmalı Natural Park
Shore Recreation Tuzla
Lake Küçükçekmece Environs Recreation as Eco-Culture Park
The “Year 2000 Green Step” Campaign:
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality getting engaged in concentrated activities concerning green areas and encouraging citizens to participate in these activities is about to launch the “Year 2000 Green Step Campaign”