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Bogs of Tomsk Province: Inventory, Assessment and Biodiversity Action Plan


Ref: 6081
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Sue Shaw
Lead Institution: University of Sheffield
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1997-04-01
End Date: 2000-03-31
Funding: £103,500.00
Website: http://www.ecos.tsu.ru/darwin/english/root.htm
Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia
Countries: Russia
Purpose: To promote the recognition, conservation and management of the biodiversity of the Bogs of Tomsk
Outputs: 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.


Documents:
Title: 06-081 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]