Baltic Fund for Nature

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Baltic Fund for Nature

O
f St. Petersburg Naturalists Society




Baltic Fund for Nature


was established in 1995


as a structural unit of

St.Petersburg Naturalists Society
-

one of the oldest environmental and scientific

NGOs in Russia,

founded in 1868

at St.Petersburg University.


Partner to
WWF Baltic Program

since 1995

Member of
Coastal Union
-

EUCC

since 1998

Member of
IUCN
since 2000

Baltic Fund
for

Nature


Scientific and applied projects:

studying and preserving biodiversity, rare species and
valuable biotopes


Protected Areas network development


Sustainable rural development:

nature tourism, nature friendly agriculture


Environmental education, awareness


Environmental information on North
-
west Russia


Strengthening cooperation in the field of nature
protection and sustainable development

Baltic Fund for Nature


Representative office of

Association of Zapovedniks

(Strict Nature
Reserves)
and National Parks in North
-
West
Russia


Center of supplementary educational
programs


at the Faculty of Biology and Soil Science,

St.Petersburg State University


Member of
SPSU
-

UC, Berkeley Center for
cooperation in sustainable development
and environmental management


Main foreign partners and donors:

WWF

Sweden

WWF

Denmark

WWF

Finland

WWF

Russia

WWF

International

WWF

Baltic

Program

Baltic Fund for Nature


Ministry for Natural
Resources of Russian
Federation


Department for Natural
Resources of North
-
West
Federal District


Committee for Natural
Resources of Pskov Region


Committee for Natural
resources of Novgorod
Region


St. Petersburg city
Administration


Government of Leningrad
region


Government of Pskov
region


Government of Karelian
Republic

Main partners in Russia:

Baltic Fund for Nature


St.Petersburg State
University


Karelian Research Center of
RAS


Zoological Institute of RAS


Botanical Institute of RAS


Pskov State Pedagogical
Institute


Association of Zapovedniks
and National Parks of NW
Russia


Club “Ecology”



Green World




Neva river clear waters



Ecocenter

Zapovedniks



Biodiversity Conservation
Center

Baltic Fund
for

Nature

Terrestrial

Ecosystems

Program

Marine

Ecosystems

Program

Ladoga Lake

Program

Educational

Program

Terrestrial Ecosystems Program

Investigations and long
-
term
monitoring of biodiversity in
Pskov and Leningrad regions

DANCEE project


Towards sustainable
development of Sebezhsky
National Park


in co
-
operation with Nordeco,

Sebezh district administration

2000
-

2001

Management Plan for Sebezhsky NP

DANCEE Project

Protected area co
-
ordination, networking
and capacity building

in European Russia

in co
-
operation with Association of
Zapovedniks and National Parks

of North
-
West Russia, Nordeco

2001
-

2003

EU LIFE Project


PAs for Life”


in co
-
operation with IUCN,
Metsahallitus and Government of
Leningrad region

2005
-
2007

Educational Program

NatureWatch Baltic

Environmental education project
for schools in The Baltic sea
region

The program is co
-
ordinated by
WWF Sweden and supported by
SIDA

Since 1995


Over 30 TV programs produced and broadcasted since 1998 in co
-
operation with local TV channels


Informational resource centre is opened for public since 2000


University students are involved into the projects


Centre for cooperation in
sustainable development
and environmental
management

Initiative of St.Petersburg State
University and UC, Berkeley

Since 2004

Marine Ecosystems Program

Seals monitoring project

in co
-
operation with

WWF, Swedish Museum of Natural
History,
F
innish Game and Fisheries
Research Institute, Estonian Fund for
Nature, Since 1993

Dutch PIN MATRA project

Adopting of Integrated Coastal
Zone Management principles to
Russia

in co
-
operation with EUCC, Kingisepp district
administration

1998
-

1999

Environmental Impact
Assessments

in the Baltic and Arctic Seas

TACIS IBPP Project


Promoting public participation in

environmental policy making and


implementation in the Baltic regions

of Russia”

Together with WWF Sweden and WWF BEAP

2005
-
2007

Ladoga Lake Program

Karelian Research Centre of RAS, Baltic Fund for
Nature

Long
-
term monitoring of the largest European
aggregations of geese during spring migration

Since 1995

Improvement

of agricultural
practices in Eastern Ladoga

in co
-
operation with WWF Sweden,
Karelian Research Centre of RAS,

State Livestock Farm “Iljinsky”

Since 2000

Rural development in Olonets,
Southern Karelia

in co
-
operation with WWF Sweden,
Karelian Research Centre of RAS, RK
Ministry of Agriculture,

Olonets district administration

Since 2000

Ladoga Lake Region Feasibility Study

Together with KRC RAS and WWF Denmark

1999
-
2000

Baltic Fund for Nature


400 000 EUR


average annual
operational budget is about


Over 150 people are directly
involved into project work + about
300 schools participate in
Naturewatch program


18 Projects were implemented in
2005


Thank you!


Baltic Fund for Nature of

St.Petersburg Naturalists Society


Univeristetskaya emb., 7/9

St.Petersburg 19034 Russia

www.bfn.org.ru