Astrakhan schoolboys have saved 318 million fry of valuable fish
“Blue patrols”, the result showed 1.5 times higher than last year. Announced results of the annual environmental contest in which competing students from different villages. The main evaluation criterion was the number of young fish saved per person.
– We had a network. Boys in rubber boots walked around the lake and pulled them to shore. And the girls collected them in tanks with water and drove to the Volga. On the work done Katya Markova remembers with pride. 400 thousand pieces of juvenile fish per person.
Such a result showed her team – students of St. Nicholas school. Tchnorganic of the ponds near the village they saved almost 3 million fry. Blue patrols every year becomes more. Today the region has 96 units.
Is need useful. Then the fish grows. Experience to rescue fry Astrakhan students shared with children from Kazakhstan. Awarding of the winners of the “Blue patrol” has become part of the forum “Acosta young conservationists of the Caspian sea and the Lower Volga region”. This year he has acquired the international status. Work plan to initiate the children of the Caspian countries and to implement joint environmental projects.
“This work is very important to us. You save the fry – carp, pike, carp. Release them in the river. This year, the result is 1.5 times higher than in the past. Think this is an excellent indicator,” – said the acting Governor of the Astrakhan region Sergey Morozov. 318 million of juvenile fish, the students rescued from captivity and released into large water. The winners received cash certificates which will be spent on technical equipment of schools. Support “Blue patrols” receive from “LUKOIL”. “The company “LUKOIL” for the past 7 years supported a regional programme called “Blue patrols”.
For this project the company “LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft” allocates annually about 500 thousand rubles. The project aims to address goal 2 – educate the younger generation in the spirit of careful attitude to nature, ecology of the Caspian sea and the preservation of species of fish, which is our system”, – says head of Department of public relations of LLC “LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft” Evgeny Voronin. A dedication ceremony and a kind of oath. Now conservationists will be proud to wear the title of “Acosta”.
According to the materials: lotosgtrk.ru