Crimean Republican Committee on Environmental Protection to get UAH 1.8 m to extend borders of Yalta reserve, order says
The Republican Committee on Environmental Protection of Crimea has been appointed the main administrator of a UAH 1.787 million government grant to prepare documents to widen the borders of the Yalta mountain and forest natural reserve.
The corresponding decision of the Crimean Council of Ministers, No. 800 of October 30, 2012, has been posted on the Web site of the Crimean government.
According to the document, the Crimean government charged the Crimean Finance Ministry with providing state budget subventions to take in 2012 environmental measures to draw up materials to extend the borders of the Yalta reserve.
In turn, the Republican Committee on Environmental Protection must provide reports on their use to Crimean Council of Ministers by December 25, 2012.
As reported, in September the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine allocated a UAH 1.787 million government grant to the Crimean Council of Ministers for urgent environmental measures to prepare materials for a project to changes the borders and increasing the territory of the Yalta mountain and forest natural reserve.
The Yalta mountain and forest reserve was created on the basis of the Yalta forest area in 1973.
The reserve, with a total area of 14,523 hectares, is located on the southern coast of the Black Sea: from west to east – 40 kilometers from Foros to Gurzuf, and 23 kilometers from north to south.