July 31, 2014 in the Carpathian National Nature Park (Ivano-Frankivska oblast) the press tour for the national and regional TV journalists, the press and Internet was conducted. The aim of the tour was the upbringing of patriotism and love to the country via raising awareness on the Ukraine’s nature uniqueness and its conservation, the development of positive incentive for the population to conserve nature reserve fund.

The representatives of ten mass media, Deputy Director of Nature Reserves Department of the MENR Ruslan Andriyko and Information Manager of NGO “MAMA-86” Nataliya Zhuhai took part in the press tour.

During the press tour the Project Regional Coordinator, Deputy Director of the Carpathian National Nature Park Oleksandr Kyselyuk presented the project “Carpathian Primeval Forest Conservation” to the mass media representatives, introduced its goal and objectives. The journalists found out that on the Project areas the old-growth and primeval forests examination was conducted, flora and fauna data was gathered. The revision and renewal or preparation of new scientific justifications for the feasibility of the NNPs area expansion began. Expected result is increasing of an area of old-growth and primeval forests of the Ukrainian Carpathians under the protection within the NNPs territories. Also Project anticipates securing of the conservation guarantees via development and approval of Management Plans for the NNP territories.

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