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WWD 2017 in Desniansko-Starogutsky NP / Russia

Celebrating WWD 2017 in Desniansko-Starogutsky NP On February 1  in the city of Konotop, Sumy region, in the local museum  was opened a festival of biological collections “Nature is around us” and an art exhibition of landscapes of the region. From 1 to 7 February were held lectures, master

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Russian visit to WWT Slimbridge, UK

Eugene and Yulia surprise Sacha

As part of the final Flight of the Swans celebration event at WWT Slimbridge, UK, our Russian partners Eugene and Yulia from Baltic Fund for Nature, came to help us celebrate this epic initiative.  Despite delays caused by heavy fog at Gatwick Airport, they managed to make it to

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Birding – an olympic sport

April 1, marking the International Day of birds in Sochi for the first time, the birding competition took place “Protected spring – 2016”. The organizers of the competition were the natural ornithological park in the Imereti lowland, and Partnership “Birds and People”. The natural ornithological park is

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Birders gathered in Smolensk Lakeland

On April 9 birders gathered again in Smolensk Lakeland. Birding competition “Lakeland Cup 2016” took place at the ecological center “Baklanovo”. This is a relatively new hobby in Russia caused a stir that few could have predicted. 19 teams came for the competition from Smolensk and Tver

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World Wetland Day with Khakassky Reserve

On February 2nd, the Khakassky Reserve and children from Saint Innokenty of Moscow Orthodox Gymnasium celebrated the World Wetland Day. The World Wetland Day is one of the most important environmental holidays. It marks the date of signing of the Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention,

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Exchange between members of the WLI Russia network

At Smolensk National Park

On the 10th-11th of March Polistovsky Reserve employees visited National Park “Smolensk Lakeland” to familiarize with the work of one of the wetland educational centers of Wetland Link International (WLI) network. Recall that Polistovsky Reserve joined WLI program at the end of February this year. National Park

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Young researchers in Smolensk Lakeland

During the Christmas holidays the ecological school “Life of the winter forest” was organized in the ecological center “Baklanovo,” National Park “Smolensk Lakeland”. In addition to the National Park, organization of the ecological school traditionally was attended by Non-Profit Partnership “Birds and people.” Despite the cold, guys

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New Russian natural reserve being created

Партнерство «Птицы и Люди» занимается подготовкой документации для создания заповедника,

NGO ‘Birds & People’ is taking part in making a new state natural reserve on Bolshoe Vasyuganskoye Marshland (Boloto), which covers 1,5 million hectares – equal to a third of the territory of Denmark. Bolshoe Vasyuganskoye Marshland (Boloto) the biggest wetland system of the northern hemisphere, it accumulates 3-10 mln tons

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Autumn Ecological school “Wetland keepers”

Wetland keepers workshop, Smolensk

On 16-21 November Ecological school “Wetland keepers” was held in National Park “Smolenskoe poozerie”. It was organized by NGO ‘Birds& People’ and Department of ecological education of the National Park. The participants were the members of school forestry “Forest Guard” of Kovalev Technological College (Zapadnaya Dvina). The program

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The problems and prospects of wetland centers

  From 28 to 29 September for the second time a scientific and practical seminar on Wetlands “Environmental awareness on wetlands: forms and methods” took place at the Center for Environmental Education “Baklanovo,”of the national park “Smolensk Lakeland”.  At this time the participants of the event were

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