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.
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.
"Friends Club" is a project of Polistovsky Reserve for active children of school age who are interested in the nature and history of their native land and want to take part in preserving the environment. Members of the Friends Club participate in competitions and environmental actions held by the Reserve, other regional and all-Russian conferences and events, attend eco-excursions and master classes.