Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve
Belarus is the country of 1000 blue lakes and rivers, dense forests and lush meadows, rich flora and fauna. The preservation of natural wealth is given great attention in Belarus at the legislative level.
One of the specially protected areas is the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve. It is located about 120 kilometers northeast of Minsk and covers an area of 85 192 hectares. This year, the reserve celebrates its 95th anniversary.
The Berezina Biosphere Reserve combines forests, meadows and swamps, unique riparian landscapes of the Berezina River, many large and small rivers and clear lakes. In addition to a unique flora, the reserve is home to the five large European mammals – elk, bison, bear, wolf and lynx.
Numerous ecological paths have been created locally and great attention is paid to the protection of the diversity of plant and animal species.
Tourists are always welcome in the Berezinsky Reserve, and there are numerous guided tours and activities available locally.
You can learn more about the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve on our website.