The initiative group of experts and social activists has set up the first natural park in the Novosibirsk region in Karakan boron, where the habitats of animals and plants Red, told RIA Novosti is one of the initiators of the project, a member of the public association "Karakansky advice" Alexander Dubynin.
Karakansky boron is an array of pine grass burs, which stretches along the right bank of the Ob reservoir area of over 100,000 hectares. In it there are more than 30 species listed in the Red Book, — white-tailed eagle, black stork, ground orchids and others.
According Dubynina, natural park want to do, including, in order to reduce the "intensity of logging" in the forest.
"Among experts and local residents with high concern about what is happening. Nobody takes into account the value of areas of high conservation value," — said the source.
According to him, the process of harvesting, walking in the woods, "undermines the sustainability of the forest ecosystem," which, as noted by the locals, leading to a decrease in the number of resource species.
Dubynin stressed that security measures are important for the development of tourism.
"If we want to develop eco-tourism, it is important for old-growth trees, pristine areas," — he said.
Proposals for the establishment of natural parks and upgrading it to a special protected area project authors plan to send to the government of the region by the end of this year. Development of documents by scientists, environmentalists, social activists and representatives of rural communities and the administrations of three districts, where Karakansky boron.
Earlier this year, they created the association "Karakansky Council", which is addressing the problems Karakan boron. According Dubynina, the region has reserves, natural monuments, natural parks but not yet.
If the authorities support the project of the Natural Park, there will be restrictions on certain types of natural resources, in particular, the cutting of trees on the most valuable from an environmental perspective plots Karakan boron.