Counting of Castor fiber beavers in the Polistovsky Reserve continues.
The head of the Zoology department of Velikie Luky Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nikolay Korablev, with the support of Polistovsky Reserve, conducted a census (population dynamics) and calculated territorial distribution of The Eurasian beaver (Castоr fiber) in the protected area of the Rreserve, on February, 17-18.
In the beginning of February for the first time during Winter 2020 the air temperature was below zero Celsius for several days. And finally it snowed on February 6. The employees of Polistovsky Reserve science department use this natural condition for providing snow tracking for accounting of animals.
On January 31 in Bezhanitsy the 12th Children's Ecological Conference dedicated to World Wetlands Day was held.
World Wetlands Day is celebrated on February 2, this date is chosen to turn attention to the need to preserve such areas as rivers, streams, lakes and their shores, sea coasts, and of course bogs. Polistovsky and Rdeisky National nature reserves protect a part of the Polistovo-Lovatskaya bog system and therefore annually they provide events for this date.