In Yakutia has completed the design of the national Park «Kytalyk»

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Listenpreise in photobacteria. Archival photoIn Yakutia has completed the design of the national Park «Kytalyk»© RIA Novosti / Alexander Listenpreise the image Bank

The design of the national Park «Kytalyk» in the territory Allaikhovskiy district of Yakutia, where work is underway on the preservation of the Eastern Siberian population of the Siberian crane, completed, reported RIA Novosti, the acting Minister of ecology, environmental management and forestry of the Republic Mr. Afansiev.

In the framework of the Federal project «Ecology» in allaikhovskiy region of Yakutia will be created in the national Park «Kytalyk».

«At present completed work on the design of the Park,» said Afanasiev.

He noted that in the resource reserve «Kytalyk» work is underway on the preservation of the Eastern Siberian population of the Siberian crane, a critically endangered species of world fauna and other rare species of animals and their habitats in the tundra part Allaikhovskiy district.

«Recent research findings revealed a positive trend in the territory of Kytalyk population of Siberian crane increased in comparison with 60-mi for years the order, reaching 4-4. 5 thousand individuals», he said.

The issue of improving the conservation status of the reserve is the Yakut authorities since 1996.

At the meeting of the WWF in the Swedish city of Uppsala in 1996 it was decided to constitute a national resource reserve «Kytalyk» under the auspices of the German branch of the world wildlife Fund (WWF-Germany). In 1997, through the offices of the International Union for the protection of birds (BirdLife-Asia), the reserve was included in the international production network of specially protected habitats of rare cranes in North East Asia. Last year at the end of the meeting head of the Republic Yegor Borisov with the Director-General, Irina Bokova, signed a communiqué, where it supported a number of initiatives of Yakutia, including the idea of establishing a biosphere reserve by UNESCO on the basis of goszakaznika Kytalyk, reminded the acting Minister.

Until the end of 2018, the Ministry of natural resources, in addition to «Kytalyk» in Yakutia, is going to create four more national Park.

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