NEWS ARCHIVE: October 2002
October 10, 2002
«Sovetskaya Belorussiya» (The Soviet Byelorussia) Newspaper, #232
There are 470 bisons in our country
Now the master of Belovezhskaya Pushcha can be sure in his safety. As the head of department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Protection Andrei Goldenkov said a special government program on reservation and dissemination of bison is established. Besides the Belovezhskaya Pushcha there are 6 more areas inhabited by bison in Belarus. They were noticed in Osipovichi and Volozhin forestry enterprises and in the Pripyatski National Park.
BelTA News Agency