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Two aircraft from the Second World War have been discovered in the South Kamchatka Nature Reserve

19.10.2023

Two aircraft from the Second World War have been discovered in the South Kamchatka Nature Reserve

A joint expedition of the Russian Geographical Society and the Expeditionary Center of the Ministry of Defense to study the crash sites of American aircraft during the US Army's military operations against Japan has ended in Kamchatka. The main goal of the program, which started in 2021, is to examine and identify fragments of aircraft and take out the found historical artifacts for display in specialized museums.

A new course "Protected areas of my Kamchatka" is now being taught in schools in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and other districts of the Kamchatka Territory

14.09.2023

A new course "Protected areas of my Kamchatka" is now being taught in schools in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and other districts of the Kamchatka Territory

Employees of the Kronotsky Nature Reserve and the Nature Protectors School, together with school teachers, continue to implement an educational program in schools in the region dedicated to the protected nature and its conservation. The project implementation began last year and, as planned, is going to take 3-4 years. The course is already receiving excellent feedback from both teachers and students.

The participants of the Kronotsky Reserve educational program made up a "portrait of an Ozernovsky resident"

13.07.2023

The participants of the Kronotsky Reserve educational program made up a "portrait of an Ozernovsky resident"

The kids from the villages of southern Kamchatka conducted a socio-psychological study and identified special features of local residents. The project was part of a family environmental education program organized by the Kronotsky Nature Reserve on Kuril Lake.

20 scientific programs will be implemented by our scientists this year

15.06.2023

20 scientific programs will be implemented by our scientists this year

Scientists from the Kronotsky Nature Reserve and leading scientific organizations in Russia revealed their plans for the 2023 field season. Different research will be conducted in the territories of the Kronotsky, Koryaksky nature reserves and the South Kamchatka Federal Reserve.

Kronotsky Nature Reserve presented some ecotourism experience at the round table of the State Duma Committee on Ecology

28.05.2023

Kronotsky Nature Reserve presented some ecotourism experience at the round table of the State Duma Committee on Ecology

A round table on implementation of the federal law on ecological tourism, organized by the COMPASS Foundation with the support of the State Duma Committee on Ecology, was held in St. Petersburg. Kronotsky Nature Reserve presented its experience in the development of cognitive, nature-saving ecotourism with an emphasis on development of the ecological culture of residents of the Kamchatka Territory and beyond.

The project of the Kronotsky Reserve visitors center is evaluated according to the Green Zoom standards

27.04.2023

The project of the Kronotsky Reserve visitors center is evaluated according to the Green Zoom standards

The design documentation of the Ozerny cordon visitors center in the South Kamchatka Federal Reserve is now being evaluated for compliance with national standards of sustainable development in construction (Green Zoom). This is the first case of such certification among the protected areas of Russia.

The South Kamchatka Federal Reserve has celebrated its 40th anniversary

08.04.2023

The South Kamchatka Federal Reserve has celebrated its 40th anniversary

Residents of the village of Ozernovsky, where the visitors center of the Kronotsky Reserve is located (the Yuzhno-Kamchatsky Reserve is under Kronotsky's management), has celebrated its fortieth anniversary with a large holiday for children and adults. Today, the reserve is an example of the harmonious coexistence of man and nature.

Kuril Lake froze for the first time in four years

13.03.2023

Kuril Lake froze for the first time in four years

A rare phenomenon is now being observed by our rangers working in the South Kamchatka Federal Reserve.

New forms of char fish have been discovered in the Kronotsky Lake basin

05.01.2023

New forms of char fish have been discovered in the Kronotsky Lake basin

The staff of the Kronotsky Reserve continues to study the mechanisms of fish speciation in freshwater reservoirs of Kamchatka. The scientists have recently summed up the results of the last field research season.

Why should Shipunsky Peninsula be specially protected?

27.12.2022

Why should Shipunsky Peninsula be specially protected?

The staff of our Reserve and biologists from the FEROP (Far East Russia Orca Project) announced the results of their joint summer expedition in the coastal waters of the Shipunsky Peninsula. The aim of the research was to collect data on the importance of this area for marine mammals. Scientific research became possible thanks to the support of NOVATEC.