The success of ecotourism in the area has helped alleviate pressure on the forest from illegal or damaging activities by providing local residents with viable and sustainable alternative ways to use the forest and support local economic growth.
Collecting wild berries is popular among local citizens and tourists
New visitors center was opened in Bezhanitsy settlement by Polistovsky reserve
Tourists come to one of the lodges near Polistovsky reserve
The volume of harvested timber reduces in Bezhanitsy district due to its low quality