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Russian Salmon Fund's presentation

Russian Salmon Fund's presentation

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Published by Daniel Beilinson
We are confident that through joint efforts of scientists, fishing enthusiasts and government officials we will be able to preserve the diversity of salmon fish in quantities sufficient for game and commercial fishing.
Read more: http://russiansalmon.ru
We are confident that through joint efforts of scientists, fishing enthusiasts and government officials we will be able to preserve the diversity of salmon fish in quantities sufficient for game and commercial fishing.
Read more: http://russiansalmon.ru

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Published by: Daniel Beilinson on Sep 17, 2011
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RUSSIAN SALMON

Mission Statement
Applying the most current and scientifically based methodology – to study, understand and preserve the full range of diversity of salmon ecosystems on the territory of Russia. Formulating a new civic attitude towards nature, enabling a longterm and harmonious coexistence of salmon and man.

General approach
Gather information about key watersheds Analysis and development of methods Development of project portfolio Fundraising Achieve goals

– to create so conditions, that will not let the salmon and fishers with fishing-rod disappear from our basins
Main goal of the Fund Salmons are associated with clear water and nature. They always first leave from duty rivers. We recognised salmons as indicator of pollution and quality of environment.

If we save salmons – we save nature !

Geographic priorities of the Fund
Fund has to protect salmons where they are and reestablish where they disappeared.

Priority territories
• Kamchatka and Sakhalin • Primorsky kray • Kola peninsula • Caucasus • North-west of Russia • Siberia and Ural

Fund Strategy - research
Identification of the more significant, key watersheds on Russian territory Developing and implementing simple indicators and monitoring methods, accessible to “non-specialists” (staff of fishing enforcement, rangers, foresters, amateur fishermen, etc...), to establish a global observation network

Fund Strategy - protection
Establishing protected areas (PAs) in key areas, including establishing a network of protected areas – an “econet” .

Fund Strategy – using

Providing methodological and practical assistance to the development of ecotourism and recreational fishing to be conducted in strict accordance with environmental laws and recreational fishing regulations, ethic norms, as well as directed activities oriented towards conservation of ichtyofauna and aqautic ecosystems .

OUR PARTNERS
Institute of ecology and evolution of the Russian Academy of science Fund «Wild fish and biodiversity” (Kamchatka) «Wild salmon center» (USA) NGO «Sakhalin Salmon Initiative»

«North Atlantic Salmon Fund» (Iceland) Moscow State University

Our common echievments
First professional protected salmon protection area allowed. Sakhalin Salmon Initiative is signed and developed. Initiative supported by “Sakhalin energy” company, local administration, local NGO and scientific organisations. is established (Kamchatka). Ecotourism and recreational fishing are

We are already supported:

“Fly-fishing” magazin

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