Baltic Nature Foundation of the
St. Petersburg Society of Natural Scientists


Universitetskaia nab. 7/9, k. 112
199034 St. Petersburg
Tel: (812) 218-9620
Fax: (812) 324-0885
Contact: Aleksei Zavarzin, Secretary
The foundation was formed to increase the activities of the St. Petersburg Society of Natural Scientists (SPSNS) in northwestern Russia and to aid joint projects in the Baltic Sea region between SPSNS and international organizations, such as the World Wildlife Fund. The foundation worked with staff from the Russian Academy of Science to devise a strategic plan for protecting wetlands in southern Karelia, and performed field studies of coastal species in the Gulf of Finland for the Russian Federation's State Committee on Ecology. In addition, it has performed numerous field studies of flora and fauna in northwest Russia in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund.

Last updated:    February 1999

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).

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