WWF VOLUNTEERS CONDUCTED FIELDWORK IN THE FOREST FOR ILLEGAL LOGGING DETECTION
«Our volunteers gain necessary skills, effective methods of field work during workshops and apply their skills in practice. We found more than 300 illegally cut down trees together with volunteers on one of areas in this time», - explains Elena Cherkasova, Forest Officer of Russian Caucasus Ecoregional Office WWF-Russia. – «Information on detected violations has been given to authorities».
Activists also taught to check activities legality of logging companies using website hcvf.ru, where WWF-Russia publishes information about past and planned logging.
Workshop was organized in framework of WWF-Russia project "People to nature", implemented with the European Union support.