WWF takes preventive measures against forest fires in the Land of the Amur Leopard
WWF supports renovation of the mineral fire breaks in adjacent with Land of the Leopard National Park territories, patrolling a motorway Razdolnoye-Khasan, and conduction of thematic lessons at local schools.
This spring with WWF’s money 13 km-long mineral fire break has been renewed along the Baranovsky Hights with more stripes of land of nearly the same size to be bulldozed later in April to the south of Sukhanovsky Hights. New firefighting equipment has been purchased and funds for satellite-monitoring of burned areas provided.
Forest fires preventive activities in the area are done by WWF in accordance with the Operation Plan and the Agreement signed by Khasansky District Administration, Land of the Leopard National Park, and WWF Russia Amur branch in 2013.