Resources

Publication

Leaflet “Restoring Peatlands in Russia for fire prevention and climate change mitigation”

This leaflet contains some basic information about the project on Restoring Peatlands in Russia

News

How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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Luc Hoffmann Medal now open for nominations

Wetlands International aims to promote the conservation and restoration of wetlands worldwide. As part of this, we award the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for […]

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Wetlands in Russia

Russia is the world's largest country, covering 17 million km2. For the most part, this huge territory is presented by flat lowlands and has a humid climate. As a result, the country possesses vast areas of wetlands, including peatlands of various types.

Publication

Social and economic aspects of peatland restoration

Fulfillment of sociological and expert studies as early as at initial implementation stages of rewetting projects on drained peatlands facilitates a successful completion of all […]

Publication

Legal framework of peatland restoration in the Russian Federation

The development and implementation of peatland rewetting projects on various categories of land has identified some problems that are regulated by neither federal nor local […]

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Case study

Plantations of reed (Phragmites) on cutover peatlands in the Tver Province

As international experience suggests, the rewetting of degraded peatlands can stimulate sustainable regional development and offer local communities new economic prospects for the future.

Publication

A methodology of ecological restoration of drained peatlands in the temperate zone

How does the ecological restoration differ from the traditional revegetation and the so-called rewetting activities for fire prevention or recultivation?

Case study

Educational trail “Galitsky mokh”

Peat bog at Galitsky Mokh in the Tver Province exemplifies an area with ecological peatland restoration after years of neglect and degradation.