Viktor Yashnov, director of Sokhondinsky Nature Reserve, is awarded a medal for the Amur River sources conservation
Field work and environmental education also has common ground. Sokhondinsky Reserve and Onon-Baldj National Park participate in the Year of the Crane and in the WWF-announced public campaign Crane - Bird of Peace in the Amur basin. Traditionally, the reserve hosts an international contest of children's creativity, following the results of which the Russian-Mongolian environmental rally is annually held in Sokhondinsky Nature Reserve. This year, a children's team from Zabaikalsky province will take part in the international crane festival on the territory of the Khentei aimak of Mongolia. And in Kyra settlement in Zabaikalsky province, an international festival dedicated to cranes will be held for the first time.