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Museum Night Events Took Place  at Three Locations

22.05.2021

Museum Night Events Took Place at Three Locations

The visitors were welcomed on the premises of ecological educational center of Kronotsky Nature Reserve at Yelizovo, at ethno-ecological center of Koryak Nature Reserve in Tilichiki settlement, and at a visitor center in Ozernovsky settlement and were told about the nature of the reserves, some geographic discoveries and daily routine of those working to preserve specially protected natural areas. Kamchatka local citizens as well as guest visitors took an active part in a quest, devoted to the Valley of Geysers (Dolina Geyzerov), enjoyed our master classes and even engaged into volunteer work on site.

The Kronotsky Nature Reserve agrees with the statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the need to treat protected area visitors “not as strangers, but as friends, close ones."

18.05.2021

The Kronotsky Nature Reserve agrees with the statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin about the need to treat protected area visitors “not as strangers, but as friends, close ones."

The Valley of Geysers is a unique geothermal area, one of a kind on the territory of Russia and Eurasia, it is one of the five major geyser fields on the planet. Fortunately for our country, the Valley of Geysers remains the only place in the world where no geyser has been damaged by human impact.

A volunteer of the Kronotsky Nature Reserve managed to take rare photos of the lynx

14.05.2021

A volunteer of the Kronotsky Nature Reserve managed to take rare photos of the lynx

The wildcat has settled down near the cordon «Valley of Geysers». The inquisitive animal surveys the territory and arranges night serenades.

The stone birch in the Valley of Geysers can earn the title "Russian tree of the Year"

30.04.2021

The stone birch in the Valley of Geysers can earn the title "Russian tree of the Year"

A three-hundred-year-old stone birch (Ermana birch) in the Valley of Geysers represents Kamchatka at the competition «Russian Tree of the Year - 2021». You can choose  #главноедеревостраны (the main tree of the country) on the website of the All-Russian program «Trees - natural monuments» www.rosdrevo.ru, you can vote until August 1.

A month of silence has begun in the Kronotsky Nature Reserve

22.04.2021

A month of silence has begun in the Kronotsky Nature Reserve

The number of helicopter excursions in the Uzon-Geyser area of the biosphere reserve has been reduced to a minimum. The annual conservation event is held in order to reduce the burden on the unique natural complexes and not to disturb the animals during the breeding season. The restrictions will remain in effect until the 30th of June.

Scientists: Kamchatka's wild reindeer are unique

16.04.2021

Scientists: Kamchatka's wild reindeer are unique

This was revealed as a result of a genetic examination carried out in the laboratory of the A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Experts examined the DNA of animals from the largest group on the peninsula, which was preserved in the Kronotsky Nature Reserve.

The documentary “Nerka. The Red Fish" conquers the world

04.08.2020

The documentary “Nerka. The Red Fish" conquers the world

The movie about wild salmon has already received dozens of awards at film festivals in different countries. Wild salmon reproduce in the Kuril Lake on the territory of the South Kamchatka reserve and provide the well-being of the ecosystems of the South of Kamchatka and the inhabitants of fishing villages. The national premiere of the movie will take place on August 30th. The film was honored to close the 6th international documentary film festival "DOKer" in Moscow.


Souvenirs of the Kronotsky Reserve can be received by post now

27.07.2020

Souvenirs of the Kronotsky Reserve can be received by post now

An online store has been opened on the website of the Kronotsky Reserve, where the entire range of souvenirs can be found, starting with magnets and T-shirts with branded symbols and ending with scientific publications and colorful informative photo albums about the protected nature.

Penelope awaits while Veter is rambling: foxes filming continued

10.07.2020

Penelope awaits while Veter is rambling: foxes filming continued

Each fox family is usually an object for separate observation because the interfamily relations are always different. Several years ago the mother and her elder daughter who has already had her own cubs united and formed a certain kindergarten for youngsters. Sometimes the father takes an active role in pups’ upbringing – he brings food and plays with the young.  

Education program for families launched on the Kurile lake

06.07.2020

Education program for families launched on the Kurile lake

Participants come from next to South Kamchatka Federal Reserve territories – Ozernovskiy, Pauzhetka and Zaporozhye settlements. Parents and their children headed towards the preserved lake to get to know some new facts about Kamchatka nature, flora and fauna of South Kamchatka and learn the basic safety rules on being good neighbors with bears. Kronotsky reserve experts help them with it all.