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Facts and numbers

Forests counted on Taimyr

Forests counted on Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A forest inventory was carried out on the area of ​​25.9 million hectares on the territory of the Taimyr forestry, the Putoransky natural reserve and the Taimyrsky biosphere reserve, which includes the northernmost forest in the world - the Ary-Mas ...

Nature gifts to your taste

Nature gifts to your taste

We decided to find out what berries can be picked on Taimyr. And asked the Taimyr Reserves Joint Directorate for help. So, we prepared the buckets and set off for the tundra. Taimyr berries are divided into five families. 1. Berries of the HEATHER family are the ...

Animals in the city

Animals in the city

1. In June 2013, at the intersection of Bogdan Hmelnitsky and Sovetskaya streets, at the corner of the former maternity hospital, the city authorities opened a small park. The Birds of Happiness, or Storks, sculptural composition is located there. The Mobius strip, symbolizing the infinity ...

Taimyr feathered miracles

Taimyr feathered miracles

Living on Taimyr for many years, you get used to its flora and fauna. Many of us do not even know that in our territory there are animals, birds, insects, plants that are not found anywhere else in the world. 1. The White-billed (white-nosed) polar loon. ...

Tundra aristocrats

Tundra aristocrats

The Dolgans is one of the titular and numerous peoples of Taimyr: about 5000 people live here. And the youngest one - it was formed during the XVIII-XIX centuries. “The Dolgans descended from three main peoples: tundra Russian peasants, Yakuts and Evenks”, said Vasily Batagay, the ...

Mobile and dexterous

Mobile and dexterous

The Evenks, including those living in the Taimyr village of Hantayskoye Lake, are descendants of the Tungus Golden empire state inhabitants. When the empire was defeated by the troops of Genghis Khan, part of the Tungus left for the North. 1. Currently, 30 thousand Evenks live ...

Smallest and rarest

Smallest and rarest

The rare nationality of the Enets is represented in our project by Zoya Bolina, the chief specialist on the Enets culture of the Taimyr House of Folk Art, the author of the book about compatriots called Ezzuuy (The Trail of a Nart), and her brother ...

Come and see northern “ty”

Come and see northern “ty”

The name “nenets” means “man”, “neney nenets” - “real man” - was introduced into official use in 1930. In the Tale of Bygone Years related to the beginning of the XII century, they are called samoyeds-yuraks. Initially, these were nomadic reindeer herders. The nenets is ...

Most ancient northern nation lives in Taimyr

Most ancient northern nation lives in Taimyr

Indigenous peoples - who are they? In international law, this concept means peoples who had lived on their lands before the immigrants from other areas arrived, such as american indians or australian aborigines. In Russia, there are several dozen indigenous peoples. Most of them live in ...