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Pilot Project “Gorodnoye”: Restoration of Black Alder Mire

The Gorodnoye site covering 910 ha is located in the Pra River valley, the Spassk District of the Ryazan Oblast. Since 1990, this site has been part of the Oksky State Biosphere Reserve.

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International conference on “Sustainable development of the peat industry in Russia: problems and prospects”

The international conference on “Sustainable development of the peat industry in Russia: problems and prospects” was held at the Tver State Technical University from 17 to 19 September 2018, with support from the Restoring Peatlands in Russia Project.

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The short film “Restoring Peatlands in Russia”

The short film about the Project "Restoring Peatlands in Russia" was produced by the UN Climate change secretariat

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The International Investment Bank provided us with the second grant for execution of a project on restoring peatlands in Russia.

On June 4, 2018, Nikolay Kosov, Chairman of the International Investment Bank Board, presented a certificate for 40,000 euros to our colleagues in Russia during […]

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A regional training workshop on peatland restoration methodology and project cycle was held in the Kaliningrad Province from 28–30 May, 2018

The workshop was organized by Michael Succow Foundation (Germany) and supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kaliningrad Province, the Vishtynetsky […]

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Peatland restoration project launched in Kaliningrad Province

A joint action plan on the implementation of Project “Restoring peatlands in Russia – for fire prevention and climate change mitigation” in the Kaliningrad Province […]

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Workshop on Paludiculture at Drained Peatlands after Restoration of Water Regime was heldon the 28th of March 2018 in Kaluga

Workshop on Paludiculture at Drained Peatlands after Restoration of Water Regime was held on the 28th of March 2018 at the Ugra National Park’s visitor […]

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Restoring Peatlands in Russia – for fire prevention and climate change mitigation

This film produced by Manfred van Eijk, Viverrafilms, deals with the environmental and social issues related to the drainage of peatlands in Central Russia

Case study

Pilot project “Severny”

A 1170-ha section of the Severny peat mining site, also known as the Bublik Site, drained for agricultural use and peat extraction is located in the center of the Dubna forested peatland complex in the southern Upper Volga Lowland. The site borders the Craneland Zakaznik. The project was implemented in winter 2013–2014. Water retaining dams of several constructive types were built and stabilized with boards and willow plantations. The rewetted site has been used as a pilot for experimental research into carbon balance and for monitoring vegetation and wildlife status in the Dubna peatland area.

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Pilot project “Losiny Ostrov”

The 116 km2 Losiny Ostrov National Park is the first national park of Russia established in 1983. It is located in Moscow and its outskirts, in the north-eastern edge of the city. Under the Restoring Peatlands in Russia Project, a pilot site for ecological rewetting will be established in this area.

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