WLI Russia

Polistovsky Reserve Visitor Center

By James Cutler / 23rd April 2021

About Name of organisation Visit Centre of the Polistovsky Nature Reserve Funding support Budgetary Number of staff 5 Number of visitors per year 600+ / year Overall aims of the centre Ecological education of the population, first of all, about the role of wetlands Description of the centre The territory of the Polistovsky Reserve includes…

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Ecofund “Live Planet”, Russia

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About Name of organisation Khakass Regional Public Ecological Fund “Live Planet” Funding support Ecofund “Live Planet” is funded by a combination of grants, financing from regional government, education and excursion activities and donations from the Friends of the Fund. Number of staff 4 staff and volunteers from the local residents. Overall aims of the centre…

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A moose in water up to its haunches, in a green landscape

Yauza Wetland Centre (Losiny Ostrov)

By Chris / 7th March 2018

  About Federal State Institution National Park “Losiny Ostrov” Funding support: Federal budget, Russian Program Wetland International, other funding Number of staff: 3 Number of visitors per year: Visitors to the area, up 3000 per day; visitors t0 the ecocentre about 1600 in a year Overall aims of the centre Research, management and conservation of…

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Tsentral`nosibirsky

By Chris / 6th March 2018

  About State Nature Biosphere Reserve Funding support: Russian Federal Budget Number of staff: 49 Description of the centre The Reserve was established in 1985 to preserve typical landscapes and ecosystems of Middle Siberia. Recognized in 1987 as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The Eloguisky Nature Refuge falls under the jurisdiction of the Reserve and is…

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Tomsk State University

By Chris / 6th March 2018

  About The oldest Siberian wetland science school is affiliated at Tomsk State University. We research and monitor mires and peatlands on the West Siberian plain and mountains.   Top Work Areas The key activities include: Mires and peatlands inventory, management and conservation Mire biological diversity research Mire typology Mire cartography using GIS-technologies Mire vegetation…

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Smolenskoye Poozerie Wetland Centre

By Chris / 6th March 2018

  About The 146,237 ha Smolensk Lakeland National Park (Biosphere Reserve) is located in the northwestern Smolensk Oblast, Russia, close to the borders with Belarus and Ukraine. There are over 35 glacial lakes, many rivers and streams, floodplain wetlands and meadows, and old-growth coniferous and broad-leaved forests. Organisation name: Smolensk Lakeland National Park (Biosphere Reserve)…

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Nerusso-Desnyanskoye Polesie Wetland Centre

By Chris / 5th March 2018

  About Bryansky Les State Biosphere Reserve Funding support: Russian Federation Budget Number of staff: 4 Overall aims of the centre Environmental education, wetland research and monitoring, provision of information on the Nerussa-Desna wetland complexes and positive examples of their wise use to various target groups. Description of the centre The Bryansky Les (Bryansk Forest)…

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Nenetsky State Nature Reserve

By Chris / 5th March 2018

  About Federal State Budget Organization “Nenetsky State Natural Reserve”. Funding support: State budget of the Russian Federation Number of staff: 2 staffs of Research and Ecological Education Branch Number of visitors per year: 30-50 people per year visit the territory of the State Reserve. 800-1,000 people per year visit enclosures with brown bear (administrative…

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Naturewatch Baltic

By Chris / 5th March 2018

  About Baltic Fund for Nature Funding support: grants Number of staff: total staff: 25 persons, 2 persons are working with educational programme Number of visitors per year: 500 Overall aims of the centre Our work aimed to increase the level of understanding of wildlife by involving youth in regular observations in nature and project…

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Meshchera Visitor Centre

By Chris / 4th March 2018

  About Meshchera National Park, Environmental Education Department Funding support: Federal State Institution (Russian Federation Budget) Number of staff: 5 Number of visitors per year: 11,000 Overall aims of the centre Environmental education, scientific research, ecotourism and dissemination of information on Meshchera peatlands Description of the centre The Meshchera National Park is situated in the…

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