Non-governmental organization «Lake Peipsi Project, Pskov» has become the winner of the Pskov regional contest on best publication «Pskov book 2014». Two publications – Photo album «Nature values of the Pskov region» and Guide «Ecological trails of Pskov region» which were done within the CBC project «People with Nature» were marked by the contest commission as the best in the nomination «The best edition on tourism».
Publications were prepared for promoting the protected areas of the Pskov region and their potential for the development of nature tourism. More than 100 unique photos included into the album, present amazing flora and fauna of 5 nature areas of the Pskov land. Guidebook «Ecological trails of Pskov region» as a logical complement to the photo album allows to make a virtual tour along 8 environmentally routes. Both publications give an opportunity to readers to discover “another Pskov region” with wonderful nature of moors, lakes and forests…
The awarding ceremony took place in the Pushkin Drama Theater on the 14th of April 2015 at the opening of the XXII International Book Forum «Russian West». The laureate diploma and prize was awarded to Mrs. Olga Vasilenko, the chairwoman of NGO «Lake Peipsi Project, Pskov».
Earlier, NGO «Lake Peipsi Project, Pskov» was awarded for the preparation of these publications by the diploma of the prestigious public award «People’s Acknowledgement-2014» in the category «Best printed advertising product».
The «People With Nature» project has been implemented within 30 months, from April 2012 up to end of September 2014.
The project is financed by the «Estonia-Latvia-Russia» ENPI CBC Programme 2007-2013. The project total budget is 1 499 977 EUR; the Programme co-financing is 1 349 979 EUR.