Today Ravil Kuzyurov, Minister of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan, visited the Forestry and Ecology Faculty of Kazan State Agrarian University, where he met with future university entrants - pupils of school forest districts of Tatarstan. Jaudat Faizrakhmanov, Rector of University, Lyudmila Pukhacheva, Dean of the Forestry and Ecology Faculty and Professor Haris Musin took part in the event.
As part of the welcoming speech, Ravil Kuzyurov underlined the importance of conservation and multiplication of forests, not only in the ecological sense, but also noted the significant impact of the forest sector in the economy of the region and the country.
"At present the Ministry of Forestry of the Republic is developing a program to support young professionals who have decided to link their lives with the forest sector. We will try hard to get help from the government, young specialists should go to work with us," Minister Ravil Kuzyurov noted.
At the end of the meeting Ravil Kuzyurov, Minister of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan, together with Jaudat Faizrakhmanov, Rector of the University awarded the winners of the essay contest. It was held among the pupils of the 10th form of school forest districts of Tatarstan. The children presented their thoughts on the topic "My native land is a forest cradle" and "Forests of my small motherland". The main goal of the contest is popularization of forestry professions.
The Contest Committee reviewed the works of 17 pupils. The contest was held in two nominations – in the Russian and Tatar languages. The pupils from Sabinskiy Forest District and Laishevskiy Forestry Establishment became the winners. The best pupils received awards from the Ministry of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan.
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Today Ravil Kuzyurov, Minister of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan, participated at the regular meeting of the Research and Development Board in the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan. They discussed the priority project of improving the Volga River. Aleksandr Shadrikov, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Tatarstan, and Fedor Batkov, Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on biological resources also took part in the meeting. Members of the board discussed the issues of preservation and prevention of pollution of the Volga River in the territory of the republic, including regulation of diffuse flow. "We need to create protective forest plantations on the area of 7,000 hectares, which will help to strengthen the shoreline, said Ravil Kuzyurov, and we have every opportunity to do this".
In connection with the expiration of the term of the Forestry Plan of the Republic of Tatarstan and the need to plan the activities of the forest sector of the Republic for a 10-year period, on April 18, 2018, a state contract was concluded between the Ministry and Federal State Budgetary Institution “Roslesinforg”. Today the discussion of the document took place, where employees of the Ministry of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan, developers of Roslesinforg, as well as representatives of other departments took part.
The Forest Plan is the main document of forest planning in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan. The purpose of today's meeting was to discuss the new composition of the forest plan and the operational interaction between all involved agencies and organizations in its development.
On the territory of Zainskiy municipal district, command-and-staff trainings were conducted in conjunction with the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Tatarstan to deploy forces and facilities to extinguish forest fires and eliminate emergency situations. Practical measures of checking the response of permanent readiness were inspected.
In the meantime, the employees of State Budgetary Institution "Zainskiy Forestry Enterprise" started creating mineralized strips. They are made along the forest to create a barrier against the movement of fire.
A joint training was also conducted to localize and eliminate forest fires on the territory of Buinskiy and Almetyevskiy forest districts.