About the project
Environmental education Centre implements «Russian wild lessons» since 2017 as part of the movement “Friends of protected areas”. The project is supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, WWF, Russian Geographical Society and others.
The goal of the project is to arise environmental awareness and attract attention to the values of protected areas in order to preserve natural and cultural heritage and involve the younger generation in the Movement of Friends of protected areas.
We develop interactive lessons about Protected areas and nature conservation. We also support our partners to create their own lessons and publish them in this website.
Who can conduct our lessons?
- Teachers in schools, colleges and universities
- Protected areas staff
- Environmental activists
- High school students
- All people interested in environmental education
Who is our target audience?
- School students of all ages
- University and college students
- Adults and preschool children (with some adaptation)
The lessons were originally created for offline classes, but they can be also conducted online. For online lessons you can you your conference screenshots in your report.
You can help us support protected areas
Use our lessons to tell people about nature conservation and protected areas
Join the Movement of Friends of protected areas
If you want to become a member of the Movement of Friends of protected areas, please write us an e-mail at
We’ll be glad to provide you instructions how to create you own club of friends or join the existing one
We are grateful for the support!
Thanks to the Project partners: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) of Russia, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), MTS company, The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) and The Presidential Grants Foundation.
We are grateful to all participants of development and implementation of the project: to methodologists and developers for their interesting lessons, to colleagues from Russian protected areas for informational and moral support, to designers for their creative work, to programmers for their patience and skills, to moderators for their daily work.