200 directors of Russian protected areas will meet in Vladivostok to discuss problems of preservation of rare and endangered species of animals
All-Russian meeting of directors of national nature reserves and national parks on the problems and prospects of development of the federal system of protected areas will be held from 4 to 9 October 2015 in Vladivostok (Primorsky Kray) under the chairmanship of the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia Sergey Donskoy.
Participants will discuss a «roadmap» of the nature protection system in Russia up to 2020. Among the planned topics for discussion the development of ecological tourism in Russia, expanding the network of protected areas, improving the efficiency of reserves and national parks, development of scientific research and others.
In addition, participants of the meeting will discuss the concept of public support for the reserves and national parks, in particular, the development of the movement «Friends of protected areas» and «nature conservation volunteering». It's planned to attract well-known Russian and foreign culture-, art-, and pop-stars and sportsmen to the support of protected areas. Chulpan Khamatova, Kostya Dsu, Olga Shelest, Ilya Lagutenko, Alexey Kourtney and many others will take part in the meeting.
The meeting will be attended by over 200 representatives of national parks and national nature reserves, expert observers and members of environmental organizations.
On the 5 of October at 11:00 the head of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia will take part in the establishment of an alley «Zapovednaya Russia». 150 seedlings of Korean pine will be planted near the building «A» of the Far Eastern Federal University.
At the end of the plenary session of All-Russian meeting on the 5 of October, 2015 at 16:30 will be a briefing of the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergey Donskoy. It will be held at the Marine exhibition hall at the level 5 «B» (Campus FEFU).