In 1929 "Sofiyivka" was announced to be a national park, it was given a status of a selfsupporting organization and till 1955 the park belonged to various departments and ministries.
Whatever the virtues of this scenario, I have problems with Wohlleben's narrative approach.
In 1796-1832 the park belonged to the family of Pototskyi, but in 1832 it was confiscated and passed to Kyiv state chamber.
In 1836 the park was subordinated to the department of military settlements, and from 1859 to Head College of Horticulture, which was later moved from Odessa to Uman.
It's not a case of every tree for itself: the forest can behave as a single entity when it yields a great crop of acorns or beechnuts, or lies fallow for a year.
Trees share a common response to weather and nourishment.
According to the Resolution of Ukraine's Council of Ministers of , N 1184 it has been subordinated to National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine since 1955.