Today prirodno - the reserved fund of Nikolayevshchina totals 126 objects, from which 6 - nation-wide value. Their total area makes 54,82 thousand hectares, or 2,23% of the territory of area.
This figure - a so-called indicator of a zapovednost of Nikolayevshchina which is defined as a ratio of reserved lands to the general territory of area. In the countries of Europe it makes not less than 15%. In Ukraine, according to the Nation-wide program of development of reserved business, till 2020 this indicator has to increase to 10%. Whereas any reserved object in Nikolayevshchina it wasn't created since 2003.
By it workers of the State administration of protection of surrounding environment are concerned. Especially if to consider that in the Nikolaev area there is a potential for increase in level of a zapovednost of lands: it can be increased to 5%.
In this regard the board of Public administration of protection of surrounding environment appealed to the head of the Nikolaev regional state administration to take out a question of development of the reserved sphere in area on YEAH board. Today it is important not to allow reduction prirodno - reserved fund of area, and also implementation of economic projects at the expense of especially valuable lands.