Yesterday, on December 1, the President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko issued the Decree No. 1129 "About expansion of a network and territories of national natural parks and others the nature - reserved objects".
For the purpose of ensuring support of ecological equilibrium and effective use of natural complexes and the objects having special nature protection, scientific and the historian - cultural value, the President decided to support the initiative of regional public administrations of creation the nature - reserved objects.
This Decree fixed creation 26 prirodno - reserved objects. Also the decision to expand some national natural parks and reserves including the natural reserve "Elanetsky Steppe" which is in the Nikolaev area was made.
The reserve "Elanetsky Steppe" located in the Nikolaev area, - one of the few steppe nature protection complexes in the south of Ukraine. Exactly here landscapes, and also plants and animals who thousands years though the reserve is considered quite "young" live in these parts already remained in original state.
To the cabinet of Ukraine, the corresponding oblgosadmiistration, and also to the Sevastopol gorgosadministration it was entrusted to provide preparation and introduction of in accordance with the established procedure coordinated offers on creation according to the Law of Ukraine "About prirodno - reserved fund of Ukraine" new and expansion of territories already existing the nature - the reserved objects specified in Art. 1 of this Decree.