The builder professional

If all mammals of our country taking into account the spread scope of their activities and, as a consequence, the unprecedented scale of the traces they leave in nature, in the first place, of course, would be a beaver.Illustrations author Oddly one animal, these rodents are capable of transforming the landscape for their own needs. Underground burrows, tunnels, surface-dwelling lodges, dams, canal systems, natorennye trails, feed stocks finally dumped and dismembered trees — the whole thing «hands» and beaver teeth.Modern taxonomy distinguishes Read more [...]
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Last cordon

The study of history is necessary in order to avoid repeating mistakes. The hot summer of 2010, Russia delivered the inhabitants of many difficulties, it showed that guarantee conservation depends largely on the social protection of people living in them. Pass the fire is still some five or six kilometers, and saved two souls and uncomplicated deep cordon economy would not have. With some devices and only aerial surveillance to successfully conduct fire control is not Can not. The probability of fire in dry summer, on the contrary, has increased due to the increased Read more [...]
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Tree-

Bird cherry, or carpal, belongs to the family RosaceaeThe forests where many wild cherry, and in mid-summer are easily recognizable by the characteristic bitter smell. Leaves of bird cherry, especially dried, pleasant smell of almonds. Her closest relatives: cherry, cherries, plums, peaches, almonds and some other stone fruit trees — to them it is a subfamily plum. In late April - early May, depending on the growing area, bird cherry blossom begins wildly ahead of many other Russian forest trees. Especially good bird cherry forest on the banks of the river, whether a single Read more [...]
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Toughie

Nuts in the lives of people, and animals, too, an important source of essential fats. However, in the life of modern people the food the role of these trees faded into the background, and the wood has acquired more importance, the complex has an attractive decorative and mechanical properties.Tree nuts growing in favorable conditions can reach a very large size. Recently I bought a beautiful book about collection of weapons AA Katuar de Bionkura. AT It describes the interesting gun master Robert. The bed of the gun is made of maple «Birdseye». We were Read more [...]
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Taiga Beauty

The scientific name of spruce - Picea excelsaPicea comes from the Latin pix — «resin»: It allocates plenty of this tree; excelsa means - "high".Spruce - a typical representative of the wood species of the taiga forest zone of the Northern Hemisphere. Widespread spruce contributes to its ruggedness, shade tolerance and frost - "island spruce forests" can be found even in the Arctic Circle. In the forest, these trees can grow, as with other species, and form pure stands - this is due to the fact that young Christmas trees feel comfortable under the canopy of other trees, but grows Read more [...]
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Save Utrish

Unique relict juniper-pistachio forest on the Black Sea coast is on the verge of death. It has almost no protection.The management reserve "Big Utrish" disbanded 13 years ago. In 2007, it disbanded and Anapa forestry. Very frequent poaching, felling, forest fires, attempted unlawful taking of forest lands.Part of the reserve land is leased to private firms the administration of Anapa. In November 2007, a road was built in the Lake Serpentine, relict trees uprooted. In December 2008, large-scale deforestation began in the depths of the forest, to pave the way through the center of the reserve to Read more [...]
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Five days in Vologda

Part 2 …Finally, the river makes a sharp turn, forming lowland awaited spill! Stealthily approach Bank and We look around. Spill on our shore and shallow clean, leaving the left the forest with flooding decreasing depth. There in flooded forest, hiding the whole game! The naked eye can see that part of the field undrowned — a great place to pull! FROM enthusiastically build a hut in the middle of two young trees. Hand packed, eyes stoned — tent is ready! Masha planted on water and, crouching, running into cover. Read more [...]
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Aspen

When the "Golden Autumn" starts to turn into a wet and slightly podkvasitsya leaf on aspen begin to fly grousePhoto: Anatoly Loskutov I'm still ashamed of what fifty years ago did not realize why my friend really wanted to put before the house aspen. And the reason it was extraordinary «talkativeness».With her always, even in calm weather, you can whisper. Her round, with small teeth leaf sits on long, thin stalks. Anyone, even a slight movement of air is enough to tree rustled. This rustle, whisper effect on human fascinating as flickering in the night fire or flowing Read more [...]
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What is dangerous for Russian forests?

The most serious scourge of densely populated areas - deforestation for developmentPhoto: Anton Zhuravkov Two years ago, Russians VTsIOM asked the question: what, in view of, major threats to the environment? In the first place were household waste, garbage and dumps and deforestation took «honorable» second place. On one of the last places appeared hydro and thermal power plants.According to FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), every year the forest area on the planet is reduced by 13 million hectares. But in Russia, the forest area is not only not decreased, but Read more [...]
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Traction

In the north of Russia in the taiga forests Rod Woodcock occurs mainly in river valleysPhoto: Luc Demalorthy Woodcocks prefer to fly around in the first place those forest areas where the probability of encountering females. Among these are primarily opushechnaya area of ​​forest in the border zone with open spaces: meadows, edges of meadows, strips of alder and birch forests and thickets of bushes, overgrown felling of different ages.Males are willing to overfly areas of adult forests with a dense network of forest roads, as well as crossing the glades, limiting forest districts, Read more [...]
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Firewood

Firewood - the main source of danger when intracamp works. Keep this in mind and treat it with all responsibility and seriousness.Firewood is the main external resource, which consumes any tourist camp located in the forest area, and because they have to deal with the workpiece at all times of its work.The best source of firewood dead trees are conifers. That is why the felling is often one of the major (and one of the most severe) bivouac works. For felling trees can be used as a saw and an ax. Sushina small diameter (up to 10 cm) are generally cut down, thicker easier to file down.Its pros and Read more [...]
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Tuning chainsaw.

author photo Everyone is familiar with a tool such as a chain saw. The thing is quite comfortable and in some cases, can completely solve the problem of firewood or sawing wood on medium-sized construction.For example, in the construction field kitchens, shelters and other elements of the permanent bivouac sites. But I think that the potential of this tool can be extended.Some of the methods and techniques of using a chainsaw to which not everyone knows I want to highlight. Everything that I write personally tested by me and unique works.First.Dark green handle saws have clearly Read more [...]
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Warm up for grouse

What kind of nonsense? "- Some would say. First, go to a few hours, then on foot stomping ... and why? Beyond that, to hunt grouse ...Yes them in Sosnovka (a park in St. Petersburg) can be found.Well, if not in Sosnovka, in the suburbs – that's for sure.But grouse – it is not important. Hunter because, first of all, you need to break away from the bustling city, listen to the silence of an autumn forest, located in its nooks. A whistle Ryabtsov in places where the highway noise from the left, to the right of the train rumbling, well, that's not what this is not no romance and idyll.This Read more [...]
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Fall 2012. Home.

1st of September. Zero hours, zero minutes. Out on the porch, he breathed deeply already frosty air. And ... sick.Ill somehow at once. Immediately he passed rasslabuha summer. Barbecue-alcoholic spirit flew away from the body and place it firmly took heady scent of autumn.Autumn came sharply. Yesterday it was warm and smelled of summer, and now the thermometer zero.Frosty night air invigorates, prevents sleep. And I imagine the bull running through the woods. Steam comes out of the nostrils. The crackling goes through the woods.He roars! Roars! And seeking a meeting with an opponent.Yeah, it sucked Read more [...]
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Three hunting capercaillie

It turned out that the opening of the season came and the Great Easter holiday, and there's no way I could afford to make a shot and to deprive any person of life, and therefore adopted a compromise solution: to go on the hunt, but with the camera and the camera.Winter in the day fought with might and main in the spring, not wanting to give up their positions, maliciously making their latest attacks on the part of young beauties, giving by a new life to all living things. But that did not stop the hunting fraternity to plunge into the song of the spring celebration. I do this time to watch hungry Read more [...]
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The hunt for UFOs

I am in essence a typical Soviet engineer, Ph.D., and I do not believe in any miracles, magic, UFO, "energy" feeding, and the like devilry.In those now distant days I hunted one, finding it great fun. However, I had to watch the two phenomena are not nor fit understandable in the formula or in the hypothesis. Both of these phenomena are, anyhow, have been associated with hunting.So, April 29, 1991. Stormy Vetluga spring floods, flooded meadows and a significant portion of the forest in the the left bank of the canopy. AT those now distant days Read more [...]
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During autumn woodcock

Night, winking billions of stars, hung heavily over the moribund Kirov the villages. Lanterns on the main street and not only burning year already, and only the rare dim fireflies twinkling windows in some places neon glare working television timidly peeked out of the darkness.Silently rose from the weeds rotten soaked damp, ramshackle huts silhouettes abandoned with broken ridges of collapsed roofs. In the center, at the well, he towered over the buildings like a monument or other structure is the main settlement, thick-set old alder, have overthrown a sheet of night frosts. Her powerful rough Read more [...]
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Walnut for butt

fotolia.com Why lodge guns made entirely of walnut? Why varnish impregnated bed? As far as the assertion that the Turkish billets are of high quality? Are there any alternatives to nut? Constantine Aref,Tyumen region  Dear Mr. Arefiev!   I'll start with the answer to your second question. Alexander Posudin once told in an interview that outwardly Turkish billet for manufacturing boxes look great: wonderful walnut butt, wonderful picture. «It seems a chisel with a simple slide, leaving only a trail of brilliant. A chisel removes chips from the workpiece Read more [...]
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Pens

Well, what could be hunting when night again swept up the whole yard! But the agreement was, leaving at eight o'clock, thermos tucked, and the entire complex hunting belongings at the door.Neaten snow from the windows "Niva", as my friend smokes Petrovich impatiently at the gate. We stopped by for the third member of our team Michael and the crew is fully staffed. - Hare no longer get up - sadly pulls Misha. - And if they get up, swept up anyway - echoes Sasha. - Guys, what if we do today chanterelles? - I suggest. - Have to - easily agree Aleksandr Petrovich. Mikhail is more reserved, but I have Read more [...]
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Summer on Fire

Let us remember 2010, when Moscow hung over the smoke from the fires. Its density in the morning was such that it was difficult to see neighboring houses a hundred meters. It's the smoke from burning peat and forest fires.Photo by Dmitry Kashirina Summer time record dawned hot and dry. Forest fires: evil or good? It seems that the answer is obvious. But not all so simple. The fires needed in nature. On the ground, burnt areas, start to grow low forests, grazing elk, wild boar and other game. Another issue is that instead of fighting a similar effect is achieved by felling forests Read more [...]
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