The Prebaikalsky National Park is one is six protected areas adjacent to Lake Baikal. Park employees, including American Hank Birmbaum, have worked to upgrade the tourist services of the park. With assistance from the U.S.-based organization, Ecologically Sustainable Development, and a grant from USAID, they are working to improve the park and establish it as the base for the area's economy.
Last updated: January 1997
A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).