Graff Victor Egorovich( Russian forester practitioner, founder Velikoanadolsky forest steppe)
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Biography Graff Victor Egorovich
born November 3, 1819, died Nov. 25, 1867), Ordinary Professor Peter agricultural and forestry academy. He was educated in the former forest and the landmarks Institute and at the end where the officer class (1843) appointed podlesnichim Ekaterinoslav province, and at the base Velikoanadolsky steppe forest - his first forester. Top 23 g. life devoted to von Graff tireless work on afforestation chosen by the Ministry of, . high, . dry steppe, . in bitter struggle with obstacles, . opposing steppe climate and soil, . inertia of local residents - mandatory workers in forestry and bureaucratic orders of the then provincial administration,
. The result is 140 acres of forest and up to 170 workers, well-trained in the school of foresters to the steppe afforestation, although it cost almost the life of von Graff. Arriving in 1866. quite sick in Moscow, he read with great difficulty, only a few lectures in the Peter's Academy. Scientists his labors, almost exclusively the results of studies and observations in Ekaterinoslav steppes, published in various journals of learned societies of Russian and foreign, of which he was. Wed. biography Von Hoff in the publication of the Forest Department of the Moscow Polytechnic Exhibition 1872 " and "Forest Magazine (1892, No.. 6-th and 1893, no. 1 st). Expected to build, by subscription, in the Great Anatolia monument von Graff. V. S.