Day of Nature Reserves and National Parks of Russia (11/01)

Every year on January 11, Russia celebrates the Day of Reserves and National Parks.

Reserves and national parks - specially protected natural areas (SPNA) - today, perhaps, the only way to protect at least a small part of wildlife and wildlife from death.

For the first time, the Day of Reserves and National Parks was celebrated in 1997 at the initiative of the Wildlife Conservation Center and the World Wildlife Fund. Today it is supported by many environmental organizations and movements.