Yamal will present unique experience of protection of forests within the all-Russian congress
10:54 15 февраля 2016
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The all-Russian congress “Industrial ecology of regions” will be opened in Yekaterinburg on the 17th of February. The participants will speak about strengthening of a role of forest sector in the country’s economy and effectiveness of forest management in Ural Federal Okrug.
The director of the department of nature-resource regulation, forestry relations and development of oil and gas complex of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Yulia Chebotaryova will participate in work of the congress. She will present experience of Yamal in state management of boreal forests and environmental protection. The talk will be about use of a unique Yamal’s program-targeted method on planning of activity on state protection of forests and environmental protection.
According to the words of Yulia Chebotaryova, support of ecological safety is one of priority tasks of strategic alteration in quality of people’s life in Yamal. The governor of Yamal Dmitriy Kobylkin defined basic priorities for the long-term prospect: assessment of state of ecological systems and their restoration, monitoring of state of water objects and their improvement, protection and regulation of use of biological resources, development of forestry. The set tasks are being fulfilled through implementation of two state programs of the region – “Environmental protection” and “Development of forestry” calculated till 2020. The region has unique experience. It is planned to share it with Russian colleagues, as she notes.
As we should note, all forests of Yamal are referred to boreal, in other words ones situated to the north from the 60th parallel and, accordingly, playing a big role in climate processes of the whole planet. Forests of Yamal take more than 31 million hectares or 41% of the territory of the region.
On the second day of the congress the participants will discuss work with the unified state automated information system for registration of timber and transactions on it. The system was input to operation in 2015. Therefore the specialists will discuss accumulated problematic issues and order of interaction on exchange of information between bodies of the executive power plenipotentiary in the sphere of forestry relations of the Russian Federation and interested departments.