The general cleaning will take place everywhere. It took two hours for Dmitry Artyukhov to reach Zayachiy Island in order to participate in general cleaning there
16:35 2 июля 2018
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The acting governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitry Artyukhov became a participant of the ecological cleaning of Zayachiy Island located on the Sob River.
This season the first action was organized by activists of the public organization “Green Arctic”. More than 20 volunteers from Salekhard and Labytnangi became the participants of the event, as the press service of the governor of Yamal informs.
“There are good traditions in Yamal. In summer we conduct “The General Cleaning”. The organization “Green Arctic”, which gathers volunteers, always takes an active part in it. We always support the volunteer movement, attentive attitude to nature, ecological projects, and definitely we shall continue to support them” as Dmitry Artyukhov said.
Zayachiy Island is a popular place of recreation on the bank of the Sob River. It is mainly visited by tourists from the regional capital — Salekhard, from Labytnangi and the settlement Kharp, they go rafting on boats and catamarans. The group of volunteers went on the same route — by train from the settlement Kharp to the platform “The 141st kilometer” and further on water to the location.
The action on the general cleaning of Zayachiy Island is conducted every year. The all-Russian congress of volunteers “Spirit of Zapolyarye” will take place here from the 25th to the 31st of July this year. Master classes and trainings on the special training system will organized for the participants. The analogical program was organized for the participants of the ecological group, who visited Beliy Island. The volunteers, who will successfully pass the tests on Zayachiy Island, will have a chance to participate in the general cleaning of the arctic Vilkitsky Island.
“Not everyone can withstand the load, it is very serious. It needs to overcome the distance in 60 kilometers during two days. At each stage there are elements of sports tourism. They include: overcoming of obstacles in various ways, numerous descents and ascents. To overcome all the tests a person needs to be in good physical shape and have stress resistance”, as the chairman of the interregional public organization “Green Arctic” Aleksey Rudkovskiy said.