The head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov declared 2013 the Year of the region Environment, told RIA Novosti press-service of the President of Bashkortostan.
According to the source, during the year in the region to host events aimed at forming and development of ecological culture, respect for the environment, increasing the responsibility for preserving the natural heritage.
"The emblem year — white eagle depicted in the background of a blue-green drops, painted art editor of the national newspaper Nasih Khalis. A year slogan -" Keep your tomorrow "- came up with the representatives of the Bashkir Branch of the Russian Society of Disabled People," — said the source.
The last, in 2012 was declared the Year of Bashkiria safe childhood and strengthen family values.