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       Polistovsky National Nature Reserve

 
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November 16 - Eco-class in Bezhanitsy settlement is opened

Eco-class in Bezhanitsy settlement is opened

Polistovsky Reserve eco-class, photo by Elena Perova

On the 15th of November, an ecological class of Polistovsky Reserve was opened in the settlement of Bezhanitsy. On the opening day the All-Russian interactive lesson "Conservation of rare species" was held for the 4th grade pupils of Bezhanitsy school.

November 15 - Meeting of activists from the villages of Gogolevo and Tsevlo

Meeting of activists from the villages of Gogolevo and Tsevlo

Встреча активистов из деревень Гоголево и Цевло, Полистовский заповедник

Yesterday, on the 14th of November, a meeting of active villagers from Gogolevo and guests from Tsevlo was held at the guest house of Polistovsky Reserve in Gogolevo. They discussed possible cooperation for the development of cultural life of the bogside region, as well as interaction with Polistovsky Reserve in the field of ecotourism.

November 13 - Polistovsky Reserve photo exhibition at "Imperial" mall

Polistovsky Reserve photo exhibition at "Imperial" mall

photo exhibition, Polistovsky Reserve

A photo exhibition of Polistovsky Reserve, devoted to nature of the wetland and environmental work, has opened in Pskov shopping mall “Imperial”.

November 12 - Photo contest "Feed the birds in winter"

Photo contest "Feed the birds in winter"

фото: Александра Иванова

Today, on the 12th of November, the tit's day is celebrated in Russia. On this day, people are taking care of birds: they set feeders and prepare a feed for the wintering birds.

November 1 - The Reserve staff helped an injured buzzard

The Reserve staff helped an injured buzzard

пострадавший мохноногий канюк, Полистовский заповедник

On Tuesday evening, an employee of Polistovsky Reserve found a rough-legged buzzard near the Bezhanitsy settlement, presumably hitting a power line. The bird lay on the ground and could not fly. Yesterday, the buzzard was transported to the ecopark "Zoograd", where experts will help him to recover.

October 30 - Recidivist offenders are detained in Polistovsky Reserve

Recidivist offenders are detained in Polistovsky Reserve

природоохранный рейд, Полистовский заповедник

On the 28th of October, Polistovsky Reserve law-enforcement team detained three people who were illegally staying in the protected area in Loknyansky district. Violators came here to collect cranberries, two of them were detained repeatedly.

October 25 - Autumn migration of birds: Anseriformes accounting and rare species

Autumn migration of birds: Anseriformes accounting and rare species

белолобые гуси на пролете, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Оскар Сайфуллин

white-fronted geese, photo by Oscar Sayfullin

In the beginning of October, annual observation of the autumn migration of birds took place at the station of Polistovsky Reserve in the village of Ruchi. It was attended by employees of the protected area and volunteers-birdwatchers from among the teachers and graduates of the course BirdID.

October 23 - Workshop for teachers "Environmental education and cooperation with protected areas"

Workshop for teachers "Environmental education and cooperation with protected areas"

семинар «Экологическое образование и сотрудничество с ООПТ», Полистовский заповедник, фото: Елена Перова

From the 19th to the 21st of October, an annual seminar “Environmental education and cooperation with PAs” was held on the basis of Polistovsky Reserve in the village of Gogolevo. The event was attended by 18 teachers from Pskov region, Veliky Novgorod, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

October 19 - Beaver surveys will be held in Polistovsky Reserve

Beaver surveys will be held in Polistovsky Reserve

совещание по учету бобра, Полистовский заповедник

On the 17th of October, a meeting on beaver surveys planned for 2019 was held in Polistovsky Reserve. In the course of the survey, beavers settlements will be counted, as well as the number of individuals and their territorial distribution within the Reserve and its buffer zone.

October 10 - Law-enforcement news: massive cranberry collecting is prevented in the Reserve

Law-enforcement news: massive cranberry collecting is prevented in the Reserve

охранный рейд, Полистовский заповедник, оперативная съемка

Six violators who had illegaly entered Polistovsky Reserve to collect cranberries were detained by the law-enforcement team on the 9th of October in the area of Lugi. The protocols on an administrative offenses under Article 8.39 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation were drawn up.

October 9 - Nature calendar: autumn in Polistovsky

Nature calendar: autumn in Polistovsky

осень в Полистовском заповеднике, фото: Ольга Кудрина 

This year's meteorological autumn began in Polistovsky Reserve only in the middle of September, rather lagging behind the calendar. Since еру 13th of September, maximum air temperatures haven't exceed +20°C, and average daily temperatures were consistently below +15°C. Since the 23rd of September, minimum temperatures've fallen below +10°C and autumn has fully come.

October 4 - Ten violators have been detained in the Reserve since the beginning of the autumn

Ten violators have been detained in the Reserve since the beginning of the autumn

клюква, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Ольга Кудрина 

Ten environmental violators were revealed in Polistovsky Reserve since the beginning of the autumn. All of them illegally entered the protected area in order to collect cranberries, but were stopped by state inspectors of the Reserve.

October 2 - Mycologists have found rare mushrooms in Polistovsky Reserve

Mycologists have found rare mushrooms in Polistovsky Reserve

Диплокарпа Блоксема, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Евгений Попов

Diplocarpa bloxamii, photo by Evgeny Popov

More than 10 rare species of mushrooms were found in Polistovsky Reserve in September by mycologists from Moscow (Moscow State University) and St. Petersburg (BIN RAS). Some species have not been met before in Pskov region, and one - diplocarpa bloxamii - was first met in Russia.

September 20 - Open Day at Polistovsky Reserve

Open Day at Polistovsky Reserve

День открытых дверей в Полистовском заповеднике, фото: Андрей Васильев

Yesterday, more than 20 teachers of natural sciences from Pskov region and Belarus visited the Open Day at Polistovsky Reserve. The event was held within the framework of the eco-educational project "Your land", implemented by the cross-border cooperation centre "Lake Peipsi project".

September 14 - Schoolchildren from Bezhanitsy took part in the action "We clean the world"

Schoolchildren from Bezhanitsy took part in the action "We clean the world"

акция «Мы чистим мир», Полистовский заповедник

Today students of the 4th and 8th forms of Bezhanitsky school took part in Polistovsky Reserve action "We Clean the World". First, the children attended an environmental lesson on the rational waste management, and then they cleaned the school grounds and the park.

September 12 - Hydrological monitoring: survey of the bog surface on the hydrometric station

Hydrological monitoring: survey of the bog surface on the hydrometric station

верховое болото, Полистовский заповеденик

On the 10th of September, Polistovsky Reserve specialists conducted a third survey of the bog surface at the hydrometric station, designed to measure the level of bog waters during the growing season. This is an important part of hydrological monitoring, designed to monitor water level in the raised bog system.

September 10 - Workshop "Environmental education and cooperation of educational institutions with PAs"1

Workshop "Environmental education and cooperation of educational institutions with PAs"

семинар в 2016 году

From the 19th to the 21st of October, Polistovsky Reserve conducts a workshop for teachers "Environmental education and cooperation of educational institutions with protected areas". Specialists in the field of environmental education, teachers, and specialists of education authorities are invited to participate.

September 5 - Cranberry season - 2018: information for responsible nature users

Cranberry season - 2018: information for responsible nature users

клюква в Полистовском заповеднике

This fall cranberry collecting will be allowed in the buffer zone of Polistovsky Reserve from the 10th of September to the 1st of December within the designated areas in order to support traditional nature use by the local population.

September 4 - Autumn photo exhibitions in the universities of Pskov region

Autumn photo exhibitions of Polistovsky Reserve in the universities of Pskov region

фотовыставка

Since the beginning of the school year, two photo exhibitions of Polistovsky Reserve are opened in Pskov State University: "Autumn" and "Cranberry Tour", and in Velikie Luki State Agricultural Academy during September you can admire the exposition dedicated to the feathered inhabitants of the Reserve.

August 28 - Polistovsky through the eyes of volunteers: the Reserve was visited by photographers

Polistovsky through the eyes of volunteers: the Reserve was visited by photographers

волонтеры-фотографы в Полистовском заповеднике, фото: Ольга Кудрина

Last week, a volunteer program for photographers was held in Polistovsky Reserve. From the 20th to the 24th of August, guests of the protected area made photos of the raised bog, ecotourism infrastructure and other interesting objects - natural and historical.

August 22 - Festive program "My Village" in the village of Gogolevo

Festive program "My Village" in the village of Gogolevo

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

On the 20th of August, the feast "My Village" was held in Gogolevo. It was organized by the Polistovsky Reserve together with the village House of Culture. Games, a concert, rewarding the most active residents were held within the framework of the event.

August 21 - Summer in the colors of the whole world

Summer in the colors of the whole world

волонтеры AIESEC в Полистовском заповеднике, фото: vk.com/gogolevo

In the beginning of August Polistovsky Reserve was visited by trainees from the international youth organization AIESEC, participants of the Lesomania project implemented with the support of Leroy Merlin. For three days, young people from Colombia, Brazil, Egypt, Tunisia, the Czech Republic, Turkey, India, Pakistan, China, France and Spain were engaged in a variety of tasks, including household chores, organization of a play for children, and, of course, visiting ecological routes and getting acquainted with the Reserve’s nature.

July 30 - Children's ecological hike "Rodnik"

Children's ecological hike "Rodnik" in Polistovsky Reserve

Детский экологический поход «Родник» в Полистовском заповеднике

In July, a children's ecological hike "Rodnik" was held in Polistovsky Reserve. The hike took place on the territory of the Reserve's buffer zone in Loknyansky district, and was attended by 17 schoolchildren from Bezhanitsky and Loknyansky districts, Pskov and Veliky Novgorod.

July 13 - A golden eagle nest with a nestling was found in the Reserve

A golden eagle nest with a nestling was found in the Reserve

птенец беркута, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Оскар Сайфуллин

On the 10th of July, employees of Polistovsky Reserve found a golden eagle nest with a nestling in. Expedition to the Reserve was organized specifically to check the long-known nest of this rare bird included in the Red Data Book of Russia.

July 11 - Scientists continue inventory of intra-bog islands

Scientists continue inventory of intra-bog islands

инвентаризация внутриболотных островов, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Андрей Наумкин

Scientists from St. Petersburg and Kaluga continue to inventory the intra-bog islands of Polistovsky Reserve. During a five-day expedition, experts surveyed plant communities of 10 islands in the northern part of the protected area.

July 9 - Polistovsky Reserve at "River Velikaya" festival in Opochka town

Polistovsky Reserve at "River Velikaya" festival in Opochka town

фестиваль «Река Великая» в Опочке, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Маргарита Морозова

On the 6th of June representatives of Polistovsky Reserve spoke at the festival "River Velikaya" in Opochka. They told about the cooperation of the Reserve with local community and development of cognitive tourism in Polistovsky area, which combines natural and historical and cultural components.

July 6 - Scientists noted high biodiversity in the meadows of Polistovsky Reserve

Moscow scientists noted the high species diversity of plants in the meadows of Polistovsky Reserve

шпажник черепитчатый, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Оксана Чередниченко

High species diversity and a large number of rare plants were found in Polistovsky Reserve by geobotanists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University and Greenpeace Russia. From the 25th to the 29th of June, they conducted a geobotanical survey of the meadows of the protected area.

July 5 - Special offer: free accommodation in the guest house in Gogolevo village

Special offer: free accommodation in the guest house of Polistovsky Reserve in Gogolevo village in July

гостевой дом Полистовского заповедника в деревне Гоголево, фото: Ирина Минина

Polistovsky Reserve launches a special offer for ecotourists. During July, accommodation in the new guest house of Polistovsky Reserve in the village of Gogolevo is free for all the visitors of the nature excursions.

June 29 - Polistovsky Reserve at the Forum for Socially Responsible Tourism

Polistovsky Reserve at the Forum for Socially Responsible Tourism

Форум социально ответственного туризма в Пскове, фото: pskov.ru

Representatives of Polistovsky Reserve took part in the first Forum of Socially Responsible Tourism "#Help while traveling!" in Pskov with a presentation about its experience in the development of sustainable eco-tourism.

June 26 - Photo contest #mybog

Online photo contest #mybog

Store Mosse National Park (Sweden) and Polistovsky National Nature Reserve (Russia) announce the start of a photo contest #mybog. We invite all the guests of Polistovsky Reserve and Store Mosse National Park to participate.

June 15 - Calendar of nature: summer is going on

Calendar of nature: summer is going on

росянка длиннолистная, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Андриан Колотилин

After a short period of cooling visited Polistovye last week, the maximum daily air temperatures rose above 20 degrees again. Summer continues, and characteristic summer natural phenomena and events occur.

June 14 - Tourists met a moose calf on the eco-trail "Mossmen route"

Tourists met a moose calf on the eco-trail "Mossmen route"

лосенок, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Борис Ревнов

On the 11th of June, tourists of Polistovsky Reserve met a moose calf during an excursion along the ecological trail "Mossmen route". After a while, a mother-moose returned to the calf, and together they went away, into the protected area.

June 7 - Study of the black-throated loon population

Study of the black-throated loon population

чернозобая гагара, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Оскар Сайфуллин

Specialists of Polistovsky Reserve found a pair of black-throated loons listed in Red Data Book of Russia, during an expedition on studying the population of this rare species.

June 6 - Contest results: "Ecology through the children's eyes"

The winners of the contest of social advertising "Ecology through the children's eyes"

конкурс социальной рекламы  

Schoolchildren from 27 regions of Russia took part in the social advertising contest "Ecology through the children's eyes", held by Polistovsky Reserve. The children from the Crimea and Murmansk region, from Altai and from Pskov, from Buryatia, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Karelia, Voronezh and many other cities sent works for participation in the contest.

June 4 - Calendar of nature: "pre-summer" in full swing

Calendar of nature: "pre-summer" in full swing

цветение ириса ложноаирового, Полистовский заповденик, фото: @zaprirodu 

This year the spring in Polistovye came swiftly and lasted for two months only. After the cool April days, May pleased pskov region residents with warm summer weather. And indeed, according to the data of an automatic meteorological station of Polistovsky Reserve, on the 1st of May the air warmed up to +25.9 degrees (Celsius).

June 4 - Action "Meet Your Land" in Pskov

Action "Meet Your Land" in Pskov

акция «Знакомься – Твоя Земля!» в Пскове, Полистовский заповденик

On Saturday, the 2nd of May, Pskov schoolchildren checked their knowledge of Polistovsky Reserve and other protected natural areas of the region as part of the environmental information action "Meet Your Land!".

June 1 - Photo exhibition of Polistovsky Reserve at Pulkovo Airport

Photo exhibition of Polistovsky Reserve at Pulkovo Airport

фотовыставка Полистовского заповедника в Пулково, фото: Евгений Егоров

A photo exhibition of Polistovsky Reserved opened at Pulkovo Airport. The exposition acquaints residents and guests of the Northern capital of Russia with the untouched beauty of Polistovsky nature and activities of the protected area.

May 31 - End of the school year - time to go to the reserve

End of the school year - time to go to the Reserve

Ученики 3Б класса Бежаницкой школы в Полистовском заповденике, фото: Светлана Черненкова

In May, several school groups from Pskov region visited eco-trails of Polistovsky Reserve: pupils of the third and sixth forms of Bezhanitsky school, as well as mixed groups from Piskovsky and Nasvinsky schools.

May 25 - Polistovsky Reserve is 24 years old

Polistovsky Reserve is 24 years old

Today is Polistovsky Reserve's birthday. For 24 years, the Reserve has been preserving and studying raised bogs of Polistovo-Lovatskaya bog system, and acquainting all interested with this amazing, beautiful world.

May 24 - Marsh for Parks in Loknya settlement

Marsh for Parks in Loknya settlement

Марш парков - 2018, Локня, Полистовский заповедник

On the 22nd of May the action "March for Parks" organized by Polistovsky Reserve was held in Loknya settlement. As a part of the action, Loknya residents planted trees on the Octyabrskaya street; and then a cognitive ecological site introducing students to the Reserve took place on the territory of Loknyansky school.

May 22 - Training seminar "The Role of NGOs in the preservation of natural and cultural heritage and the development of rural settlements"

Training seminar "The Role of NGOs in the preservation of natural and cultural heritage and the development of rural settlements" 

семинар «Роль НКО в сохранении природного и культурного наследия и развитии сельских поселений», фото: wildnet.ru

Last week, deputy director of Polistovsky Reserve, Elena Perova, and a resident of Gogolevo village, Evgenia Slizkova, attended a training seminar on the role of NGOs in the preservation of natural and cultural heritage and the development of rural settlements in the Valdai National Park, where specialists from different regions discussed new ways of mutually beneficial cooperation between protected areas and residents of nearby settlements.

May 21 - "Reserves' week" in Bezhanitsky school

"Reserves' week" in Bezhanitsky school

Заповедная неделя в Бежаницкой школе, Полистовский заповденик

From the 14th to the 20th of May "Reserves' week" was held in Bezhanitsky school, during the week teachers and pupils learned more about Polistovsky reserve. The week ended with an open ecological site on the 20th of May, where volunteers from among schoolchildren told residents and guests of Bezhanitsy about Polistovsky Reserve in a game form.

May 16 - Photo exhibition and presentation in the Social Services Center

A photo exhibition and a presentation of Polistovsky Reserve in the Social Services Center of Velikiye Luki city

презентация Полистовского заповедника в Центре социального обслуживания г. Великие Луки

Yesterday, on the 15th of May, employees of Polistovsky Reserve opened a photo exhibition at the Social Services Center of Velikie Luki and told pensioners and people with disabilities about nature consrvation.

May 15 - Practice of students of the ornithological course BirdID

Practice of students of the ornithological course BirdID

практика студентов BirdID, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Оскар Сайфуллин

Last week, the students of the training course on field ird identification (birdwatching) Bird ID passed the practice in Polistovsky Reserve. This ornithological practice is conducted on the basis of Polistovsky Reserve for the second time, the first students of the course visited the protected area last year.

May 7 - Joint raids on the protection of aquatic biological resources continue

Joint raids on the protection of aquatic biological resources continue

совместный рейд с рыбоохраной по Псковской области, Полистовский заповедник

Last week, Polistovsky Reserve law-enforcmnt team conducted two protection raids in conjunction with an employee of the Department of state control, supervision and fish protection of Pskov region. They drew up two protocols on administrative offences, and pulled 3 fishing nets from the rivers.

May 3 - Volunteer May Day: Polistovsky Reserve was visited by volunteers

Volunteer May Day: Polistovsky Reserve was visited by volunteers

волонтерская программа для фотографов, Полистовский заповедник

On the eve and during the weekend, timed to the May Day, the first volunteers in this year visited Polistovsky Reserve. Last week, a volunteer program on cleaning up the territory and beautification was held, and at the weekend the Reserve was visited by volunteers-photographers.

April 27 - Participants of the eco-marathon "Paper Boom" collected 9.5 tons of waste paper

Participants of the eco-marathon "Paper Boom" collected 9.5 tons of waste paper

экомарафон

9.5 tons of waste paper were collected in Bezhanitsy settlement by the participants of the eco-marathon "Paper Boom", organized by Polistovsky Reserve with the support of Bezhanitsy consumers’ cooperative. The winners of the marathon have been determined; they will receive gift certificates for visiting Polistovsky Reserve excursions.

April 25 - Joint raid with the representative of the department of fish protection of Pskov region

Joint raid with the representative of the department of fish protection of Pskov region

рыбоохранный рейд, Полистовский заповедник

Last week, state inspectors of Polistovsky Reserve law-enforcemnt team conducted a joint raid with an employee of the Department of state control, supervision and fish protection of Pskov region. Two administrative offenses were revealed.

April 24 - Polistovsky Reserve at a seminar for teachers of natural sciences

Polistovsky Reserve at a seminar for teachers of natural sciences

Полистовский заповедник на семинаре для учителей естественных наук, Великий Новгород

On the 20th of April, employees of Polistovsky Reserve spoke at a seminar for teachers of natural sciences in Velikiy Novgorod, held under the motto "Let's return practice to school." They told colleagues about their work in the field of environmental education and interpretation and about the opportunities for cooperation.

April 23 - Nature calendar: "green spring" has come

Nature calendar: "green spring" has come

willow bloom, Polistovsky Reserve, photo by Tatyana Novikova

The first phenological sub-season of spring (snowy spring), which began in Polistovye on the 10th of March, was quite extended and contrasting. Its average temperature was -1.8°C. On the 15th of March, frosts returned, and on the 17th of March the temperature dropped to -18°C, but on the 18th of March, spring began to come into force again, although it occasionally missed the initiative.

April 20 - «By the beaver's path» - only wearing rubber boots

«By the beaver's path» - only wearing rubber boots

экотропа «Дорогою бобра», Полистовский заповедник

This week the staff of Polistovsky Reserve made an exploratory trip to the ecological path "By the beaver's path". The route is ready to welcome tourists, but thanks to the activity of beavers near the trail it is wet in some places, and tourists need to come in rubber boots.

April 19 - Polistovsky Reserve law-enforcement team detained a citizen with a weapon in the buffer zone

Polistovsky Reserve law-enforcement team detained a citizen with a weapon in the buffer zone

охрана территории, Полистовский заповедник

On the 17th of April , during a regular raid, the law-enforcement team of Polistovsky Reserve detained a citizen who was in the Reserve's buffer zone with a hunting weapon. The weapon was withdrawn and transferred to the police, state inspectors drew up a protocol on an administrative offense.

April 17 - "Polistovsky spring" photo exhibition at "Apelsin" mall

"Polistovsky spring" photo exhibition is opened at "Apelsin" mall

фотовыставка «Полистовская весна», ТЦ «Апельсин»

On the 16th of April, the photo exhibition "Polistovsky spring" began its work in the central gallery of th mall "Orange" (the city of Velikie Luki). The exhibition consists of pictures by a professional wildlife photographer Andrian Kolotilin.

April 16 - Eco-marathon "Paper Boom"

Polistovsky Reserve conducts an eco-marathon "Paper Boom"

Polistovsky Reserve conducts an eco-marathon "Paper Boom" for collecting paper in Bezhanitsy settlement. Everyone will be able to hand over the junk paper near the building of the Concert Hall from 10 am to 3 pm on the 27th of April.

April 12 - Tsevlo residents at Philosophovy historical and cultural center

Tsevlo residents visited Philosophovy historical and cultural center

цевельчане в ИКЦ Философовых, Полистовский заповедник

On the 10th of April, the most active residents of Tsevlo village visited the excursion to Bezhanitsky historical and cultural center of the Philosophovy. The trip was organized by Polistovsky Reserve.

April 11 - "Ecology through the children's eyes" contest

"Ecology through the children's eyes" contest

Polistovsky Reserve invites schoolchildren to take part in the contest of social advertising "Ecology through the children's eyes". The contest is held in two categories: the best propaganda poster "Reach out your hand to nature" and the best video clip "Green Lens".

April 10 - Fire season is opened

Fire season is opened in Polistovsky Reserve

Полистовский заповедник, тушение возгорания в охранной зоне

Yesterday, on the 9th of April, state inspectors of the law-enforcement team of Polistovsky Reserve detected and extinguished two dry grass fires in the buffer zone of the Reserve in Loknyansky district. Presumably, fires were caused by human's actions, the guilty were not found.

April 9 - Moscow and St. Petersburg tour operators in Polistovsky Reserve

Moscow and St. Petersburg tour operators visited Polistovsky Reserve

экотропа

Last weekend the Polistovsky Reserve was visited by a group of tour operators from Moscow and St. Petersburg. They came as part of an advertising and information tour #Reserve developed by Pskov company "Travel Atmosphere".

April 4 - "Plavnitskoe bog" is waiting for tourists

"Plavnitskoe bog" is waiting for tourists

экотропа «Плавницкое болото», Полистовский заповедник

Polistovsky Reserve ecological route "Plavnitskoye bog" is ready to receive tourists. This conclusion was made by the staff of the protected area after inspecting the route on the 3rd of April: they estimated the patency of the trail, checked the condition of the decks and cleared the path from the forest debris.

April 3 - Spring has come to Polistovsky Reserve

Spring has come to Polistovsky Reserve

After the onset of warming, we can presum that the spring has come. Starting from the 10th of March, the maximum air temperatures have steadily passed through 0 degrees towards warming. That means that meteorological spring started in Polistovsky Reserve.

March 30 - Spring holidays in Polistovye: Gogolevo village

Spring holidays in Polistovye: Gogolevo village

Каникулы в Полистовье, Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

Traditional meeting of the children who spend school holidays in the village took place at Polistovsky Reserve guest house in Gogolevo village on the 28th of March. They played, talked about the spring changes in nature and about their village.

March 28 - Ecological hour "Save early spring flowers" in Bezhanitsy

Ecological hour "Save early spring flowers" in Bezhanitsy

Сохраним первоцветы, Полистовский заповедник

Ecological hour "Save early spring flowers" will take place at 12:00 on the 30th of March in Bezhanitsy Central District Library named after A.P. Phylosophova. The event will be held in the framework of Polistovsky Reserve Friends Club.

March 27 - Polistovsky Reserve photo exhibition at Pskov university

Photo exhibition of Polistovsky Reserve at Pskov State University

фотовыставка в ПсковГУ, Полистовский заповедник 

On the 26th of March a photo exhibition dedicated to the nature and work of Polistovsky Reserve opened at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Medical and Psychological Education of Pskov State University.

March 23 - Following the traces of the willow ptarmigan

Following the traces of the willow ptarmigan

study of the population of the willow ptarmigan, Polistovsky Reserve

Work on studing Red Data Book species - the Central Russian willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus rossicus) continues in Polistovsky Reserve. From the 12th to the 16th of March, field work was carried out: a number of raised bog areas and edges of some settlements in the buffer zone of the Reserve were surveyed.

March 22 - Construction of a pier on Tsevlo Lake is completed

Construction of a pier on Tsevlo Lake is completed

пирс в деревне Цевло, Полистовский заповедник

The pier for boats on the shore of Tsevlo Lake in the village of the same name is completed. Construction started this winter by employees of Polistovsky Reserve; and soon, after ice melting, the pier will be opened for use to everyone.

March 20 - Salty feeder for moose have been renewed in Polistovsky Reserve

Salty feeder for moose have been renewed in Polistovsky Reserve

солонцы, Полистовский заповедник

Yesterday, state inspectors of Polistovsky Reserve renewed one of the salty feeders for ungulates - they enlarged it and replenished the salt reserves. This place is mostly visited by moose, but sometimes other inhabitants of the Reserve also come here.

March 19 - Participants of the EU international project study the role of Polistovsky Reserve in the life of local community

Participants of the EU international project study the role of Polistovsky Reserve in the life of local community

гости в визит-центре Полистовского заповедника

On Friday, the 16th of March, scientists from Pskov State University, Siberian Federal University and Estonian University of Natural Sciences visited Polistovsky Reserve and Tsvlo village for research in the framework of the international project "EU governance of natural resources: geopolitics, regions and sectors" (GRaSs).

March 14 - Lessons «Protected Areas» in the schools of Pskov Region

Lessons «Protected Areas» in the schools of Pskov Region

Полистовский заповедник, урок «Особо охраняемые природные территории России» 

Employees of Polistovsky Reserve began to conduct lessons "Protected Areas" in the schools of Pskov region. The events are held within the framework of the project "Your land", implemented by the Cross-boder cooperation center «Lake Peipsi project, Pskov» with the support of a grant of the President of the Russian Federation.

March 6 - Protection of Polistovsky Reserve territory in winter - 2018

Protection of Polistovsky Reserve territory in winter - 2018

охрана территории, Полистовский заповедник, фото: Елена Перова

State inspectors of Polistovsky Reserve passed 7 570 kilometers during patrolling of the protected area in the two winter months of 2018.

March 5 - Open lecture of Polistovsky Reserve in Velikie Luki State Agricultural Academy

Open lecture of Polistovsky Reserve in Velikie Luki State Agricultural Academy

открытая лекция Полистовского заповедника в Великолукской ГСХА, фото: Николай Максимов

Last week, on the eve of the World Wildlife Day, Velikie Luki State Agricultural Academy hosted an open lecture of Polistovsky Reserve, where students and staff of the Academy got acquainted with this protected area.

March 2 - Photo exhibition "Protected Areas of Russia" in the Сulture House of the city of Velikiye Luki

Photo exhibition "Protected Areas of Russia" in the Сulture Нouse of the city of Velikiye Luki

фотовыставка «Особо охраняемые природные территории России», Полистовский заповедник

On the 1st of March, the employees of the Polistovsky Reserve placed a photo exhibition "Protected Areas of Russia" in the Culture House named after the Leninist Komsomol of the city of Velikiye Luki, which presents scenic natural pictures from National Parks and Nature Reserves of our country.

March 1 - Snow depth in Polistovsky Reserve reached half a meter for the first time in 5 years

Snow depth in Polistovsky Reserve reached half a meter for the first time in 5 years

снегомерная съемка, Полистовский заповедник 

The height of the snow cover in Polistovsky Reserve reached 50 cm for the first time since the winter of 2012-2013. Such data was received by the employees of the Reserve after the snow survey - a part of environmental monitoring.

February 27 - Meeting in the village of Gogolevo

Polistovsky Reserve employees discussed the prospects for the development of ecological tourism and cooperation with Gogolevo village residents in Locniansky district. 

On the eve of the Defender of the Fatherland Day representatives of the departments of environmental education, interpretation and tourism and law-enforcement of Polistovsky Reserve and Gogolevo village residents gathered together in the new guest house in Gogolevo.

February 21 - Polistovsky Reserve shared experience with the audience of "Winter School" in Pskov

Polistovsky Reserve shared experience with the audience of "Winter School" in Pskov

Полистовский заповедник на занятиях

On the 20th of February, Polistovsky Reserve presented its experience in the field of environmental education at an information event for specialists of eco-centers and teachers of natural sciences "Winter School", organized by NGO "Lake Peipsi Project" in the framework of the eco-educational project "Your Land".

February 20 - Winter route accounting of animals in Polistovsky Reserve

Winter route accounting of animals in Polistovsky Reserve

зимний маршрутный учет животных, Полистовский заповедник

Polistovsky Reserve employees conducted winter route accountings of hunting species of animals. Inhabitants of the protected area were counted by their footprints on 5 routes, about 15 km long each.

February 19 - Tsevlo village residents discussed cooperation with Polistovsky Reserve

Tsevlo village residents discussed cooperation with Polistovsky Reserve

встреча в деревне Цевло, Полистовский заповедник

On Friday, the 16th of February, Polistovsky Reserve staff met with the residents of Tsevlo village on the scientific-technical base of Polistovsky Reserve and discussed plans for the upcoming summer tourist season.

February 16 - New winter route is opened in Polistovsky Reserve

New winter route is opened in Polistovsky Reserve

зимний маршрут на снегоходах, Полистовский заповедник

A new winter ecological route started work in Polistovsky Reserve. It is held in the cold season on snowmobiles and tells visitors about winter on Polistovsky bogs, history of the bog settlements and work of the Reserve's employees.

February 14 - Polistovsky Reserve at the festival "Pristine Russia"

February 14 - Polistovsky Reserve at the festival "Pristine Russia"

Полистовский заповедник на фестивале «Первозданная Россия»

On the 10th of February, Polistovsky Reserve took part in the All-Russian nature festival "Pistine Russia". Visitors of the festival got acquainted with the raised bog, its natural value and inhabitants, and took part in Polistovsky Reserve interactive games.

January 24 - Fire safety info-boards are installed

Fire safety info-boards are installed in the vicinity of the Reserve

противопожарные аншлаги, Полистовский заповедник

Yesterday Polistovsky Reserve staff installed information signs with fire-prevention propaganda on the main routes leading to the protected natural area.

January 22 - Polistovsky bog is frozen to 16 centimeters deep

Polistovsky bog is frozen to 16 centimeters deep

промерзание болота, Полистовский заповедник

Annually with the onset of cold weather, Polistovsky Reserve employees start to monitor the process of freezing and subsequent thawing of the raised bog. Now, by the middle of winter, the surface of the bog has already frozen to a depth of 16 centimeters.

January 19 - Bezhanitsy schoolchildren got acquainted with the PAs of Russia at the photo exhibition

Schoolchildren got acquainted with the PAs of Russia at the photo exhibition at Philosophovy historical and cultural center

занятие Полистовского заповедника в Бежаницком историко-культурном центре Философовых

Today the students of Bezhanitskaya school attended Polistovsky Reserve event, dedicated to the protected areas of Russia. It was held at Philosophovy Historical and Cultural Center in Bezhanitsy, where the photo exhibition "Protected Areas of Russia" started its work.

January 17 - Photo exhibition at Velikie Luki State Agricultural Academy

Photo exhibition at Velikie Luki State Agricultural Academy

фотовыставка в Великолукской ГСХА, Полистовский заповедник

Today Polistovsky Reserve photo exhibition "Winter" was opened at Velikie Luki State Agricultural Academy, it is dedicated to the life of nature and the inhabitants of the protected area in the cold season.

January 16 - How to count animals correctly: a briefing was held in the Reserve

How to count animals correctly: a briefing was held in the Reserve

Today Polistovsky Reserve state inspectors were instructed to conduct winter route countings of the main hunting species of animals and birds. Counters received route maps, and planned counting work for this season.

January 11 - Protected areas system of Russia celebrates 101-year anniversary

Protected areas system of Russia celebrates 101-year anniversary

Полистовский заповедник

Today the Day of National Nature Reserves and National Parks is celebrated in Russia. 101 years ago the first National Nature Reserve - Barguzinsky - was created in our country. In honor of this holiday Polistovsky Reserve offers readers a test on Russian protected areas system, the test is here.

January 10 - Winter school holidays with Polistovsky Reserve

Winter school holidays with Polistovsky Reserve

During winter school holidays in Tsevlo and Gogolevo villages, children and their parents took part in the New Year's cognitive events dedicated to Polistovsky Reserve nature.

December 29 - Polistovsky Reserve photo exhibition in Pskov

Polistovsky Reserve photo exhibition in Pskov

фотовыставка в кинотеатре «Победа», Полистовский заповедник

Polistovsky exhibition is opened in Pskov cinema "Pobeda", here you can learn everything, or almost everything about Polistovsky Reserve with the help of photographs.

December 27 - New snowmobiles start working on protection of the territory of Polistovsky Reserve

New snowmobiles start working on protection of the territory of Polistovsky Reserve

New Polaris snowmobiles are fully prepared for operation and started to be used by the law-enforcement team of Polistovsky Reserve. Two new snowmobiles will allow state inspectors to move around the territory as quickly as possible and make work more effective in winter.

December 25 - 5 facts about the spruce - let's save the green spruce!

5 facts about the spruce - let's save the green spruce! 

Every year at the end of December, an ecological campaign "Save the green spruce!" calls evveryone to take care of coniferous trees , especially during the period of New Year's holidays. We suggest you to learn a little more about the spruce tree, and this year do not install a living tree at home

December 20 - Polistovsky Reserve will take part in the development of environmental education in Pskov region

Polistovsky Reserve will take part in the development of environmental education in Pskov region

On the 18th of December Polistovsky Reserve presented its experience in the field of environmental education and interpretation at the Round Table "Protected Areas opportunities to improve the quality of environmental education" in Pskov. The round table was the first event of the project "Your land", implemented by NGO “Lake Peipsi Project, Pskov” with the support of Russian President Grant.

December 19 - Ornithological expedition: Red Data Book findings

Ornithological expedition: Red Data Book findings 

серый сорокопут, Полистовский заповедник

Almost elusive gray shrike and traces of the Central Russian willow ptarmigan were found by ornithologists during the expedition to Polistovsky Reserve, which took place from the 11th to the 14th of December. Both species are rare and included in the Red Data Books of Russia and Pskov Region.

December 15 - "Ecological mosaic" game in Bezhanitsky school

Eco-game "Ecological mosaic" in Bezhanitsky school

экологический КВН в Бежаницкой школе, Полистовский заповедник

Today pupils of the third form of Bezhanitsky secondary school checked their knowledge of nature and its protection, showed imagination and creativity, and competed in team contest "Ecological mosaic" organized by Polistovsky Reserve in conclusion of the year of the 100th anniversary of Russian system of protected areas.

December 14 - Exhibition of drawings "My Motherland is rich in kindness" in Bezhanitsy and Loknya

Exhibition of drawings "My Motherland is rich in kindness" in Bezhanitsy and Loknya

выставка

Exhibitions of works participated in the contest of children's drawings "My Motherland is rich in kindness" are opened in Bezhanitsy Central District Library named after A.P. Philosophova and in Central District Library of Loknya settlement.

December 13 - The first letters to animals came to Polistovsky Reserve

The first letters to animals came to Polistovsky Reserve

письма животным, Полистовский заповедник

Polistovsky Reserve received the first letters to the inhabitants of the protected area. Letters to foxes, squirrels, beavers, hares and badgers were written by the pupils of Bezhanitsky school and a kindergarten in a framework of the project "Letters to animals".

November 23 - The action "Feed birds in winter" has started.

As you know, winter is a very difficult time for birds: strong wind, frost, endless precipitation in the form of snow or rain make it difficult to search for food in a frozen forest.

Annually from the beginning of November within the framework of the action "Feed birds in winter" Polistovsky Reserve conducts lessons in schools of the Pskov region, that are dedicated to help for wintering birds.

November 22 - Photo exhibition "Winter in Polistovie" was opened in Velikie Luki.

From November 17 to December 20, 2017 in the Museum of local lore there is a photo exhibition "Winter in Polistovie".

The exposition presents artworks by natural photographer Andrian Kolotilin, who was one of the first who acquainted viewers with the amazing lands  and hidden life of nature in swamps, forests and waters of Polistovsky Reserve.

November 20 - "The Nature Chronicle of Eurasia: A Large-Scale Analysis of Changing Ecosystems"

From November 7 to 10, the All-Russian seminar-conference with international participation "The Nature Chronicle of Eurasia: A Large-Scale Analysis of Changing Ecosystems" was held in the Moscow Region.

Its guests were representatives of more than 60 Russian protected areas, RK MAB, Moscow State University the academic science.

November 16 - Field meeting on environmental education

On November 9 and 10, an interregional seminar for employees of pre-school and school institutions in the field of contemporary trends in environmental education was held in Polistovsky Reserve.

The organizers were employees of the department of environmental education and tourism of the reserve together with Greenpeace Russia.

November 13 - State inspectors trains to fight with fire

On November 7-8, 2017, a training workshop for Polistovsky Reserve state inspectors was held.

The organizers of the event were Polistovsky Reserve together with Greenpeace Russia.

November 10 - "The game that set you on fire"

Polistovsky Reserve became one of the 8 specially protected natural areas, the delegates of which took part in a very unusual event.

This is hackathon - a forum in which specialists from different areas work together to solve an overall problem.

October 31 - Joint security raids continue

Since the beginning of the autumn, the amount of work for the security department of Polistovsky Reserve has increased.

In addition to patrolling and suppressing illegal harvesting of cranberries, state inspectors conducted joint raids with employees of other, but very close fields of activity.

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  2. November 9 - Guests of the Darwin Museum made gifts for birds
  3. November 9 - Vacations in Polistovie. Autumn
  4. October 30 – Field report: Cranberry season in Polistovie.
  5. October 27 - Results of the Children's Painting Competition
  6. October 24 - The colors of autumn
  7. October 20 – Reserved nature corners in schools
  8. October 19 – Aware of a bear!
  9. October 9 — Travel for help
  10. September 28 - News of the Polistovsky Reserve Friends Club
  11. September 26 - Polistovsky Reserve participates in the World ecological Action
  12. October 3 - The Harvest Festival in Tsevlo village.
  13. September 22 - The four-bladed stargazer
  14. September 22 - Seminar "Modern Trends in Environmental Education"
  15. September 18 - In Polistovsky Reserve, an eco-ethnographic contest of children's drawings was announced.
  16. September 18 - The fungi inventory in Polistovsky Reserve. Part II.
  17. September 13 - Polistovsky Reserve feeds Mordovia with "snowballs"
  18. August 31 - Fungi research in Polistovsky Reserve
  19. August 29 - The Day of Velikie Luki
  20. August 24 - Photoexhibition in railway stations
  21. August 22 - Young residents of Gogolevo visited "Beaver trail"
  22. August 21 - Anniversary of Loknya district and countryard games
  23. August 16 - The Reserve takes part in 2 Days of settlement
  24. August 14 - "Polistovsky Reserve-2017" half way's passed
  25. August 10 - Infotour in Polistovsky Reserve
  26. August 9 - Scientific experience exchange in Astrakhan
  27. August 4 - Radiological research in Polistovsky Reserve
  28. July 18 - In touch with nature
  29. July 11 - "Spring" of reserved Polistovie
  30. June 30 - Inventory of Polistovie mineral islands
  31. June 27 - "Vacations in Polistovie": new members of Reserve Friends Club
  32. June 26 - Polistovie attracts animals and ecotourists
  33. June 20 - "Vacations in Polistovie" continue
  34. June 19 - Meeting in Gogolevo
  35. June 14 - Vacations in Polistovie
  36. June 8 - Hydrological monitoring in Polistovie
  37. June 7 - Start of the ecological contest "Your land"
  38. June 6 - The Day of Ecology with Polistovsky Reserve
  39. June 2 - Holiday for young residents of Bezhanitsy
  40. May 31 - Meteorological results of May
  41. May 29 - Students from Pskov meet Polistovie
  42. May 23 - Pskov residents drew portraits of a dorhawk
  43. March 3 - New souvenirs
  44. February 28 - All-Russian nature reserve lessons
  45. February 8 - VIII Galkin Readings
  46. February 6 - IX scientific and practical conference
  47. February 2 - Winter route accounting
  48. January 24 - IV Festival "Pervozdannaya Rossiya"
  49. January 19 - Opening of the winter snowmobile route
  50. January 10 - Photo exhibition "Polistovsky Bird"
  51. January 5 - New Year holidays for children
  52. December 18 - New Year's master class
  53. December 6 - Volunteer's Day in Bezhanitsy
  54. December 2 - Ecological classes in November
  55. November 28 - The Festival "Myths of the wetlands"
  56. November 18 - Ecological action "Feed the birds in winter!"
  57. November 15 - The competition "Appeal tourists to your place!"
  58. November 2 - The month of the animals of Red Data book finished
  59. 7 September - Saving of hobby
  60. 1 September - The day of knowledge
  61. 17 August - Meeting in Tsevlo
  62. August 16 - Day of the village Krasny Luch
  63. August 15 - The exhibition "Hello, School"
  64. August 11 - Reconstruction of the trail "Plavnitskoe Bog"
  65. August 11 - Visit to Sebezhsky National Park
  66. August 5 - Ships of all flags will come to us...
  67. August 2 - Photo exhibition “Polistovsky birds” in Sebezh town
  68. July 25 – The Day of Pskov city
  69. July 21 – Summer school – expedition
  70. 29 July - The second group of volunteers arrived.
  71. May 25 - Polistovsky Reserve is 22!
  72. May 23 - Bird accounting: bog biodiversity
  73. May 20 - Visit of the colleagues from Sweden
  74. May 20 - All-Russian children's enviromnental festival
  75. May 18 - Students practice in Polistovsky
  76. May 16 - Seminar on the cooperation with the local community
  77. May 15 - "March of Parks - 2016": planting shrubs
  78. May 13 - "We clean the world" action
  79. May 11 - Biotechnical measures in Polistovsky
  80. May 5 - Free Polistovsky excursions for schoolchildren
  81. April 28 - Community work days in Tsevlo
  82. April 28 - Bird accounting in Polistovsky
  83. April 27 - Polistovsky archaeology
  84. April 26 - "Journey to Polistoviye" contest
  85. April 21 - Russian PAs are preparing for fire season
  86. April 20 - Moose counting in Polistovsky
  87. April 19 - Let's stop spring fires!
  88. April 18 - Time to rest in Russia: Polistovsky Reserve
  89. April 13 - Migratory bird lessons for schoolchildren
  90. April 11 - Research of productivity of sphagnum moss
  91. April 8 - Dried grass burnings - is it worth risking?
  92. April 7 - Polistovsky lessons about migratory birds
  93. April 6 - Polistovsky at "Training courses for tour guides"
  94. April 6 - Experience exchange: press service
  95. April 6 - Meeting at Ecological & biological center
  96. April 5 – Opinion poll in Loknyansky district
  97. April 1 - International Bird Day in Russia
  98. March 30 - Excellent spring holidays in “Rodnik”
  99. March 24 - Do not hurry to pick primroses!
  100. March 24 - Fruitful cooperation with volunteers
  101. March 19 - Gift from the colleagues from Belarus
  102. March 18 - Polistovsky joins Earth Hour action
  103. March 16 - Visit to Smolensk Lakeland wetland centre
  104. March 14 - Russian-Swedish cooperation
  105. March 11 - All-Russian ecological children's festival
  106. March 9 - Winter Route Census
  107. March 2 - Polistovsky joined WLI
  108. February 29 - Winning "Narodnoe Priznanie - 2015"
  109. February 29 - Children's scientific-practical conference
  110. February 25 - "Rodnik" in Polistovsky Reserve
  111. February 24 - Board of Directors of the Association
  112. February 24 - Wetland lessons in schools
  113. February 9 - Polistovsky manga in "A&F" newspaper
  114. February 2 - World Wetlands Day
  115. January 28 - Children wrote letters to Polistovsky
  116. January 27 - Tourist exhibition "Russia-travel area"
  117. January 25 - Voices of Polistovsky inhabitants
  118. January 18 - Cooperation with Media-holding
  119. January 11 - Day of National Parks and Reserves
  120. January 11- Winter program "Rodnik"
  121. January 8 - Working meeting in Tsevlo
  122. December 24 - Master class on soap making
  123. December 21 - "Save the green spruce!"
  124. December 16 - Cooperation with St. Petersburg
  125. December 8 - International Volunteer Day
  126. December 4 - Buffer zone is officially restored
  127. December 1 - Channel "Living Planet"
  128. November 25 - "Feed the birds in winter!"
  129. November 25 - Hunting in the buffer zone
  130. November 24 - "Polistovsky Reserve's Day"
  131. November 20 - New Polistovsky car
  132. November 19 - Buffer zone is recovered
  133. November 18 - Internet conference
  134. November 18 - Contest "They must live!"
  135. November 17 - Guests from St. Petersburg
  136. November 13 - Reestablishment of the buffer zone
  137. November 13 - Prohibition on dried grass burning
  138. November 11 - Friends of Protected Islands
  139. November 10 - Bikin national park
  140. October 29 - Stabilization of the saiga population
  141. November 5 - Cranberry monitoring
  142. October 29 - Monitoring of rodents
  143. October 28 - Saiga antelope is in danger
  144. October 27 - Russian-Swedish cooperation
  145. October 23 - Rescue of the Ural owl - 2
  146. October 21 - Meeting in Gogolevo
  147. October 20 - Meeting in Tsevlo
  148. October 21 - Master class «Guardian Angel»
  149. October 19 - An unified database
  150. October 16 - Rescue of the Ural owl
  151. October 15 - Trade fair of travel services
  152. October 14 - Day of nature conservation workers
  153. October 7 - Wetland seminar
  154. October 7 - Photo and video monitoring
  155. October 7 - Board of directors (day 3)
  156. October 6 - Interview of directors on «OTV-Prim»
  157. October 6 - Board of directors (day 2)
  158. October 5 - Board of directors started today
  159. October 5 - World Animal Day
  160. October 5 - «Zapovednaya Russia» alley
  161. October 2 - Board of Directors of the Association
  162. October 1 - Announcement of Directors' Meeting
  163. October 1 - Master-class for local pupils
  164. September 29 - «Clean Up the World!»
  165. September 26 - All-Russian seminar on eco-education
  166. September 25 - Red Book Lichen in Polistovsky
  167. September 24 - Museum of Nature in Central Forest
  168. September 23 - The Beaver's Feast
  169. September 23 - Reforestation in Russia
  170. September 21 - Botanical descriptions in Obolon'e
  171. September 21 - All-Russian meeting of PAs directors
  172. September 16 - Bog water level loggers
  173. September 10 - Ecotrail «By the Beaver's path»
  174. September 8 - Experience exchange in Sweden
  175. July 16 - Master classes on soap-making and spinning
  176. October 15 - master classes in traditional Russian arts and crafts
  177. July 9 - "support of local Initiatives in sustainable ecological tourism''
  178. July 17 - bats in Polistovsky Reserve
  179. July 25 -text on the Polistosky reserve's calendars
  180. August 12 - Photo-expedition “Polistovsky autumn”
  181. August 18 - Honey Festival in Pskov.
  182. October 3 - Photo-expedition “Polistovsky fall” - 2014

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