Bogs of Tomsk Province: Inventory, Assessment and Biodiversity Action Plan
Dr Sue Shaw
University of Sheffield
Host Country Institutions:
Europe & Central Asia
To promote the recognition, conservation and management of the biodiversity of the Bogs of Tomsk
4 Russian scientists and 4 researchers trained in Tomsk; 3 members of the Tomsk team also trained in UK; project initiation workshop (14 local participants); database on the wetlands of Tomsk established; habitat Statement and Action Plan produced; Ratification of the Biodiversity Action Plan by Tomsk Province Administration — with 5 large wetland areas in Tomsk Province submitted for designation as Ramsar sites. 2 of the Russian participants have been appointed to the Inter-Regional Commission on the Great Vasyugan Bog, reputedly the largest wetland.