25 Year Anniversary!

Foto: Pasvik zap. Pasvik NR

Pasvik Nature Reserve and Pasvik Zapovednik are celebrating 25 years since establishement of protection

Pasvik Nature Reserve (in Norway) was established 15. October 1993 and Pasvik zapovednik (in Russia) was established in July the year before in 1992. Both nature protection areas are celebrating their 25 years anniversary since establishment in 2017-2018.

A jubilee seminar was held at NIBIO Svanhovd 29. November, with representatives from authorities, management, stakeholders and local people. The pioneers of the nature protection cooperation showed photographs and told anecdotes from the pioneering times.   

As a side event to the anniversary, Pasvik-Inari Trilateral park photo exhibition was opened at NIBIO Svanhovd the same evening.

Foto: Rolf. Sch. Kollstrøm