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00047701 - Conservation of Wetlands Biodiversity in the Lower Volga Region
Interim results:Project Implementation Report (PIR) 2007 Project Implementation Report (PIR) 2008 Project Implementation Report (PIR) 2009 Project Implementation Report (PIR) 2010
Mid-Term Evaluation Report
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19-20.10. 2011 The work of the V All-Russia research and practice conference “Actual issues of theory and practice of biological education” supported by the UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity in the Lower Volga region”was held in Volgograd .
11-16.10. 2011 The International Conference “Cranes of Paleartctic: biology, protection, management (in the memory of academician P.Pallas) summarizing the results of the Year of Crane in the Volgograd oblast.
30.07. 2011 The participants of the UNDP/GEF Project Steering Committee and Project Team visited the RK Nature Park Visit center.
16.06.2011. International research and practice conference “Investigation and preservation of natural landscapes”
26.05.2011. Within the frames of the UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity of the Lower Volga” with financial support of OOO “LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft” popular science edition “The birds of the Lower Volga” was published. The author of the book is German Rousanov, the leading research worker of the Astrakhan biosphere reserve, candidate for biological science, RF honored ecologist.
23.05.2011. On May, 20, 2011 within the frames of the Volga Day the work of the round-table talk “Development perspectives of ecological tourism in the Astrakhan oblast” took place organized by the UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity in the Lower Volga region supporter by the UNESCO Bureau in Moscow and Coca-Cola HBS Eurasia.
20.05.2011. The results of regional nature-protection “Clean banks” were summed up. The event was organized within the frames of the Volga Day 2011.
20-21.04.2011. Astrakhan State Reserve with support of the UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity in the Lower Volga region” will organize another campaign of waste paper collection “Save a tree”.
04.04.2011.The issues of conservation of the Volga-Akhtuba floodplain and the Volga delta were discussed at the fifth session of the Lower Volga basin Council .
01.04. 2011 Second firefighting expedition of Greenpeace Russia started. In the Astrakhan Reserve a round-table talk was organized devoted to the problems of fires that take place every year.
24-29.03. 2011.The International Conference “Anseriformes of the Northern Europe: geography, dynamics and population management” in Elista .
22.03.2011. First (regional) stage of Interregional children’s ecological contest “We are form the Volga region” launches. The contest is devoted to the celebration of the Volga Day – 2011.
17.03. 2011. UNDP/GEF project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity in the Lower Volga Region within the framework of the International Conference on the Waterfowl of Northern Eurasia ” will convene a round table event on the theme “Wetlands of the Lower Volga Region – their importance to conserve Anseriformes”on the 26th of March.
30.09. 2010,Elista. Interregional meeting was held on the issues of improving legislative base and regulatory system in the sphere of wetland biodiversity conservation in the Lower Volga.
24.09. 2010. Ŕ mass clean-up action on the Akhtuba river banks took place in the Volgograd oblast in the Nature Park “Volga-Akhtuba floodplain” .
27.09.2010 On September, 30 in Elista the UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity in the Lower Volga region” arranges the work meeting on improving legislation in the sphere of biodiversity conservation on the Lower Volga wetlands.
4-6.06.2010. In Volgograd oblast the interregional research and practice conference coincided with the 10-th anniversary of the Nature park “Volga-Akhtuba Floodplain” was held with support of the UNDP/GEF Project. The theme of the conference is “The Lower Volga PAs as an important mechanism of biodiversity conservation: results, problems and perspectives”.
20-21.05.2010. In Astrakhan and Volgograd activities devoted to International Volga Day will be held with the support of the UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity in the Lower Volga river”. The celebration is annually arranged by the initiative of Coca-Cola HBC – Eurasia and UNESCO Bureau in Moscow within the frames of their joint programme “Living Volga”.
16.12.2009. Russian experts studied Australia’s experience in wetland conservation 21.06.2009. UNDP/GEF project on biodiversity conservation in the Lower Volga reports on its results 20.05.2009. Annual Volga Day celebrated in Volgograd and Astrakhan 29.03.2009. Presentation of Strategy and Action Plan on raising awareness of the Lower Volga wetland biodiversity among stakeholders 19.01.2009. UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of Wetland Biodiversity in the Lower Volga Region” and the ecological center “Zapovedniki” in the Astrakhan oblast organized a workshop on fundraising in December 2008 12.11.2007. UNDP organises a tour for Russian experts to study European experience in protected areas development
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