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The President of the Russian Federation signed a decree awarding five Kronotsky Reserve employees with the medal "For Lifesaving"

02.04.2022

The President of the Russian Federation signed a decree awarding five Kronotsky Reserve employees with the medal "For Lifesaving"

By Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, state inspectors Alexey Betselev, Evgeny Denges, Alexey Krutikov, Konstantin Lukashevsky, Alexander Marandykin will be awarded for bold and decisive actions when rescuing people in extreme conditions. On August 12, 2021, these five heroes rescued passengers and crew members of a helicopter that crashed over the Kuril Lake.

Our "Nature Protectors School" has been awarded with a communication prize

27.01.2022

Our "Nature Protectors School" has been awarded with a communication prize

The nature protection educational project "Nature Protectors School" was among the winners of the regional stage of the prestigious  "Silver Archer – Far East" national communications award.

The only large herd of wild reindeer in Kamchatka is being reborn after Kizimen volcano eruption

30.11.2021

The only large herd of wild reindeer in Kamchatka is being reborn after Kizimen volcano eruption

The next stage of the study of rare artiodactyls has been completed in Kronotsky Reserve. Observers have registered many fawns born this year.

New digital solutions will stand up for nature protection

24.11.2021

New digital solutions will stand up for nature protection

Kronotsky Nature Reserve and CROC Company are holding an online hackathon named WildHack. Information technology specialists from all over Russia will create teams to develop digital solutions that nature reserves may use in their environmental work.

Scientists found out what kind of litter threatens marine animals in Kamchatka

11.11.2021

Scientists found out what kind of litter threatens marine animals in Kamchatka

The staff of Kronotsky Reserve have published the results of a large-scale summer expedition to collect and classify litter on the coast of South Kamchatka Sanctuary. The main pollutants threatening the lives of marine and coastal animals have been identified.

Kronotsky Nature Reserve turns 87: here are the results of another year of hard work

01.11.2021

Kronotsky Nature Reserve turns 87: here are the results of another year of hard work

November 1 is the day when Kronotsky Nature Reserve celebrates its birthday. Established 87 years ago, this specially protected natural area is one of the oldest and most well-known in Russia.

The body mass of brown bears living in the wild will be accurately determined for the first time in the world

25.10.2021

The body mass of brown bears living in the wild will be accurately determined for the first time in the world

Platform scales have been installed in the South Kamchatka Federal Reserve on the shore of the Kuril Lake. Experts expect to learn how the weight of animals changes from the moment they leave the den to the next winter sleep, how it is influenced by the number of salmon spawning, the fishing success of individuals and abundance of vegetable feeds. This is the first such experiment in specially protected natural areas.

The documentary “Nerka. The Red Fish” became a winner of the Russian Geographical Society award

20.10.2021

The documentary “Nerka. The Red Fish” became a winner of the Russian Geographical Society award

The documentary “Nerka. The Red Fish” was first shown in March 2020 and has already received over 80 awards at documentary film festivals around the world. The picture of wild salmon spawning every year in the Kuril Lake on the territory of the South Kamchatka Reserve was named the best media project of 2021 by the RGS experts.

The first season of the large-scale exploration of the Kuril Lake ecosystem is finished

12.10.2021

The first season of the large-scale exploration of the Kuril Lake ecosystem is finished

Processing of the data collected by hydro acoustic and aerial surveys will take several months. Thereafter the first results will be analyzed. The information obtained over the next few years will help us to assess an objective state of the natural reserve water body ecosystem, where the largest Asian herd of nerka is reproduced.

Red salmon plenty for everyone: a detailed study of Kuril Lake ecosystem has been started

21.08.2021

Red salmon plenty for everyone: a detailed study of Kuril Lake ecosystem has been started

Large-scale studies of the lake ecosystem in Southern Kamchatsky Reserve have been started. The lake is the breeding place for Asia's largest herd of valuable wild salmon. The field work is carried out with the use of the latest technologies - hydroacoustic and aerial photography.