Development of ecological informational centers

In order to raise the level of awareness among the local communities and the general public about the concept of sustainable local development and development of eco- ("green") tourism infrastructure, the Project will support a network of eco-info centres to be established on the basis of the administrations of the specially protected natural areas "Pribuzhskoye Polesie Republican Reserve" and "Svityazyansky Republican Landscape Reserve" through supporting the development of their infrastructure, ecological trails, "green ways" and observation platforms, environmentally friendly means of transport, etc.

 

In frame of this component implementation it is planned to:


• purchase equipment for eco-tourism development(canoes, kayaks, bicycles, tents);


• establish a demo site in the territory with a complex of various ecosystem types (pond, swamp, water meadow, dry meadow, agrocenosis, forest ecosystem, shrubs, etc.) with installation of information boards;


• develop and install information materials (information boards, audio / video display units, etc.);


• arrange environmental trail with wooden decks, picnic areas, etc.;


• install a wildlife watching tower;


• equip thematic information grounds (in the territory of ecological centers) with information materials and devices.

Marketing strategy of specially protected natural area "Pribuzhskoye Polesie Republican Reserve" (in Russian)  You can download here

 

Ecotourism development strategy in specially protected natural area "Pribuzhskoye Polesie Republican Reserve" (in Russian)  You can download here

 

Marketing strategy of specially protected natural area "Svityazyansky Republican Landscape Reserve" (in Russian)  You can download here

 

Ecotourism development strategy in specially protected natural area "Svityazyansky Republican Landscape Reserve (in Russian)  You can download here