Ministry of natural resources of the Russian federation

       Polistovsky National Nature Reserve

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Polistovsky reserve friends club news

  • April 28 - Community work days in Tsevlo
  • March 30 - Excellent spring holidays in “Rodnik”
  • February 25 - "Rodnik" in Polistovsky Reserve
  • January 11- Winter program "Rodnik"
  • December 8 - International Volunteer Day
  • November 11 - Friends of Protected Islands
  • October 21 - Master class «Guardian Angel»
  • September 29 - «Clean Up the World!»
  • About "Polistovsky Reserve Friends Club"

Community work days in Tsevlo village

From the 21st to the 23rd of April, 2016 the residents of Tsevlo village organized community work days to clean up the village with the support of Polistovsky Reserve and the Administration of the municipal formation "Polistovsky".

Activities included the improvement of the park "Lipki" – participants of the community work days set benches, removed debris and tree branches, trimmed bushes of acacia and planted pines, and painted a playground.


Excellent spring holidays in “Rodnik”

During the spring holidays from 19th to 25th of March daily children'senvironmental camp "Rodnik" was held at Tsevelo country club. At this time, not only employees of Polistovsky Reserve, but also Bezhanitsky Filosofovy Museum employee, as well as puppet makerfrom Krasny Luch villagehelped in organization of the camp.

The first day was dedicated to the studying actual history of the PAs system of Russia, that will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. And also during the day children learned how important bog ecosystem: not only for animals and birds living there, but also for our common home - Earth.


Workshop for children "Rodnik" in Polistovsky Reserve

How to tame a wolf or a rainbow, what stories can tell track traces of birds and animals - all this and more chidren will learn on the lessons of ecological and biological workshop "Rodnik" at Tsevlo village club.

Since the beginning of 2016, "Rodnik" meetings became regular and are held every Saturday. On the lessons participants play ecological games and quizzes, whatch educational presentations and movies and, of course, take part in creative master classes!


Winter program "Rodnik"

From the 4th to the 8th of January an eco-educational program "Rodnik" organized by Polistovsky Reserve’s Friends Club took place in Tsevlo village. 16 children who live in Tsevlo, and came there for New Year holidays from Krasny Luch village, Bezhanitsy, Velikie Luki, Pskov and St. Petersburg took part in the program.


International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day is celebrated every year on the 5th of December; it is established by the UN General Assembly in 1985. This day is dedicated to volunteers who provide free assistance in various spheres of life for the society benefit.

This day was chosen to sum up the implementation of the project on creation of Polistovsky Reserve’s Friends Club, because in conservation of native nature really lots can be done by volunteers. The project started in June and was supported in the framework of the All-Russian Contest of prevention programs in the field of mental health of children and teenagers "Healthy Generation".


Environmental Congress of Friends of Protected Islands

From the 2nd to the 6th of November 2015, the International Youth Environmental Congress of Friends of Protected Islands has passed in Voronezh; it was dedicated to the coming 100th anniversary of the system of protected areas in Russia.

The Congress was organized by EcoCenter "Zapovedniks" and the Department of Natural Resources and Environment of the Voronezh region in the framework of the project of the Interstate fund for humanitarian cooperation of states - members of The Commonwealth of Independent States, with the support of the Ministry of Russia.


Master class «Guardian Angel»

On the 17th of October a master-class on making traditional ritual dolls «guardian angel» was held at Bezhanitsy historical and cultural Filosofovs' center.

The event was organised within the project «Polistovsky Reserve Friends Club» supported according to the results of the All-Russian competition of prevention programs in the field of mental health of children and teenagers «Healthy Generation» held by the Union of mental health in 2015.


Environmental protection action «Clean Up the World!»

Action «Clean Up the World!» was held on the 29 of September for students of Bezhanitsy school in the framework of a project «Polistovsky Reserve Friends Club».

Children learned what separate collection of waste is, how it helps to protect the environment from pollution, and also about some kinds of the waste that can be recycled for further use.

After that 7th year students tried to clean the area around their school collecting plastic, glass, paper and organic waste separately. Chidren worked diligently and at the end of the event all of them received letters of thanks from Polistovsky National Nature Reserve.



Polistovsky Reserve gathers Friends!

Friendship helps us to do real wonders.
Film "Cinderella" , 1947

How to spend the summer holidays not only fun and interesting, but also to gain useful knowledge and vivid experience, ang make new friends?

In 2015 Polistovsky Reserve launched a project "Friends Club", and we invite schoolchildren at the age of 12-16 years to take part in our events, which will take place from June to December 2015 and further.