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BIOLOGISTS SUGGESTED NEW HORIZONS OF SPRING HUNTING TO HUNTERS

20.05.2019

On May 17, at the meeting of the Scientific Council under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Murmansk Region, a discussion took place on the issues of postponing spring hunting on the Kola Peninsula due to phenology of native birds and land mammals peculiarities. Councilor from MMBI from Ornithology and parasitology laboratory, Alexei Ezhov, commented that the postponement of hunting was due to the fact that birds and animals of the Murmansk region have displaced dates of spring migration and reproduction compared with those of the central and southern regions of Russia. Members of the Scientific Council agreed to shift the dates of spring hunting on average a month later. Also, biologists and environmentalists left meringues to change the status of the gray crow, and did not recommend it for inclusion in the list of hunting species. Concept of functioning and development of Murmansk region protected areas for the period up to 2024 and for the planning period up to 2035 was reviewed at the meeting.

 

The meeting was attended by the Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Murmansk Region D.A. Ruusalep