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On July 11th, our hardworking volunteers completed the two-week GBT project “Pillars of Davsha”. The project took place in Barguzinsky Reserve, the oldest federal reserve in Russia, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding this year.


Great Baikal Trail crew leaders Roman Chubakov and Roman Mikhailov recently underwent training at a weeklong boot camp for volunteer firefighters. From June 30th to July 6th, volunteers from all over Russia learned how to extinguish forest, peat, and grass fires.


Today the first project of this summer has started! The first in the season was traditionally the children's and youth ecological project "In the Wilds of Khamar-Daban", which, as always, takes place in the wonderful Baikal Nature Reserve.


In the end of May, Natalya Ivanova, Sofya Kotselyabina, and Roman Mikhailov, representatives of the Great Baikal Trail, visited Olkhon Island where they got acquainted with local springs which need upkeeping, clearing, and landscaping.


On May 23-24, Natalya Ivanova and Roman Mikhailov, representatives of the Great Baikal Trail, took part in a broadcast filming about volunteering on lake Baikal by NTV (Cyrillic: НТВ).
The filming took place in the territory of our partners, Baikal Nature Reserve, where GBT has as many as three projects planned.


On the 29-30th of May a GBT workshop took place. About 30 people took part in this workshop, among the participants were newbies and experienced volunteers of GBT.


0n May, 20, the team of volunteers from the ‘Great Baikal Trail’ took part in city planting that was carried out by our partners, charitable foundation ‘Give the Life to the Planet’ (‘Podari Planete Zhizn’).


A team of 9 GBT members took part in the educational training for voluntary forest firemen that was organized by our partners, non-governmental fire prevention organization ‘Otryad 15.08’.


Representatives of the Great Baikal Trail Roman Mikhailov and Zarina Mullagaleeva participated in first aid courses for NGO leaders conducting volunteer projects on the shores of Lake Baikal. The courses are organized by Live-on-Baikal and took place this past weekend in the town of Listvyanka.


“Great Baikal Trail” participated in the 20th anniversary of the international tourism exhibition “Baikal Tour,” which took place between the 29th and 31st of March at the Sibexpocenter in Irkutsk.