In the long run, the project should serve the
greater purpose of setting up the system of public control over the condition
of small PNAs.
Program of work with adopted natural areas.
It consists of three blocks (or stages):
1) the first stage of work envisages contacting with local governmental bodies
and research of legal and administrative documents related to the chosen protected
territory (status, regulatory enactments, protection conditions, history of
2) then a primary exploration of the territory should be carried out:
description of biotopes/objects;
identification of rare species;
evaluation of the PNA's current state and threats, etc.
3) further work is going to take a long time and includes
maintaining protection regime of the area and improving the state of objects;
monitoring and detecting threats and negative tendencies;
raising public awareness about PNAs via mass media, through direct public