The composition of the reserve consists of two sections: «Nurgush» and «», Tulashor distant from each other at a distance of 370 km.
Land «Nurgush» area of ??5634.2 hectares is located in the Kirov region Kotelnichsky District. It is designed to protect the river floodplain complexes Vyatka: numerous lakes and coniferous-deciduous forests. Lake Nature Reserve was chosen by skilled builders - beavers. Spring Valley is one of the routes of migration of birds. The symbol and pride of the reserve - osprey and white-tailed eagle. From the north and east boundary runs along the river's edge. Vyatka, west - Just for nearterrace river, beyond which begins the buffer zone area of ??7998 hectares.
The creation of the reserve was preceded by a prolonged protection of the territory as a complex Nurgushskogo game reserve, established in 1952
Land «Tulashor» is located in the north-west Nagorskaya district of the Kirov region on the border with the Republic of Komi, and has an area of ??17,815.5 hectares. The site is connected to the reserve 17 March 2010 It is the southernmost of the remaining old-growth forest massifs in Europe, represented by mature and overmature spruce and mixed forests, at different stages of age-related changes. Over the past few centuries, the forest is never Hacked. In addition, it is one of the few intact forest landscapes of Northern European Russia, virtually untouched by human activities.
Since 1994, the area is protected as a Landscape Reserve «Tulashorsky».
Land «Nurgush» Located in the northeast of the European part of Russia, in the south-eastern part of Kotelnichsky District Kirov region near the border with Arbazhsky, Orichevsky and Verhoshizhemskim areas. Nearest town (p. Borovka) is located 5 km from the protected areas and 0. 5 km from its buffer zone.
Land «Tulashor». There owl nests and comes graceful forest reindeer. There are listed in the Red Book of the Kirov region columns, long-tailed and Great Grey Owl. Tirelessly pursues prey extremely rare in Wolverine. These forests harbor many secrets and await researchers.
Land & ldquo; Nurgush & rdquo; It is located in the middle reaches of the river Vyatka - the influx of second-order p. Volga, - It occupies most of the right-bank expansion of its floodplain.
The natural boundaries of protected areas in the north and east is the river Vyatka, forming in this region great bend, the south - Bohr Starica Lake, west - nearterrace p. Simple. Vyatka is the main river of the reserve, although flows along its borders.
In addition to simple on the reserve rivers and Khmelevka Rel.
The rivers differ from lakes ducts only that due to the large drop bed they have permanently marked the course, albeit slowly.
At low water in the ducts for sometimes difficult to detect.
The general direction of flow in the whole system of rivers from north to south, t. e. the same as the direction of flow of the river. Vyatka.
Large lakes - certainly oxbow Vyatka: Nurgush, Black, Indian, Nefedova.
Crooked Lake is located in the center of the reserve is the largest in size.
The shape of the lake horseshoe, convexity is directed to the east. The ends of the lake significantly stand apart from it and form bays. South, wide but short, - Spade, and the north, a long, but narrow, - Bakalov.
Black Lake in size and depth in second place in the reserve. The lake has a crescent-shaped, bulging like a lake situated curve.
Black it was called due to a dark water, compared to other lakes.
Lake Nurgush - the third largest lake reserve, located in the eastern part. This is the most picturesque lake reserve. It stretches from north to south. The southern part of it is diverted to the east, which gives it a resemblance to the shape of the hook. The bottom is mostly tight and only the gentle shores there is little supply of sludge. With spring floods washed vernal lake waters.
Indian Lake is located in the western part of the reserve. Its length - 0.6 km.
The lake stretched in length, oriented from north to south and is connected by channels with the neighboring lakes. The northern part of the lake is a wetland area, turning into dry channels. In the southern part of the lake expanded. The banks are very picturesque.
Along the right bank mane stretches up to 2. 5 m, covered with pine trees with a mixture of hardwood. Left Bank flat swampy low, especially in the northern part of the lake. He is busy hardwood. In water most common aspen, birch, wild cherry, willow. On the coast there are elevated areas limes, oaks and elms.
Lake Nefedova located in the western part of the reserve, stretches from north to south, parallel to the lake. Indian. The total length of about one kilometer and its width does not exceed 35 meters.
Beach in the north of the low and flat, much marshy, overgrown with willows, birch, aspen.
On the high ground there are oaks, lindens, rare - pine. In the central part of the coast presented manes. The southern part of the lake narrows and is connected to duct with Lake. Indian.
Most of the territory is located within the Viatka-Kama catchment basin and forms. Fyodorovka, a tributary of the second order p. Vyatka. The area immediately adjacent to the watershed between the Volga-Kama and the Northern besseyn.
The hydrographic network consists of a number. Fyodorovka and its tributaries. Fedorivka River is a small river slowly flowing forest, 10-15-20 m wide, shallow and winding. Some tributaries dry up in summer. Lake absent, except small oxbow lakes along the river. Fyodorovka.
environmental education is one of the main tasks of the reserve «Nurgush».
In the first years in the reserve of specialized units dealing with education, it was not. In 1997 the scientific department was established eco-educational sector. Actually the department began work in 1998.
The environmental tours and expeditions have become a form of traditional and high-performance eco-education. They provide an opportunity to get in touch with the world of nature, able to turn visitors into active supporters of the development of nature reserves.
In the buffer zone of the reserve to date, there are 3 nature trails «clearing Hare», «Hello Beaver!» and & ldquo; The trail Yeti & rdquo ;. The trails are equipped with information boards and rest area.
State Nature Reserve " Nurgush " invites children and adults to the fascinating and unforgettable journey into the world of wilderness! On the ecological paths " Cleft Glade " and " Hello Beaver! " there is lots of adventure and discovery, and interesting and informative job to help solve the many mysteries of nature.
Do not miss the opportunity to feel like a real pioneer and tracker!
We offer for children and adults, and two-day tours one to stay in the visitor center of the reserve. By ecotrail " Cleft Glade " and " Hello Beaver! " Excursions are held in the form of games " Keepers of the protected forest ", " Seven secrets of life ".
Campgrounds ecological expeditions (duration 3-7 days).
Expedition is located on the picturesque bank of the river. Excuse me, the border of the reserve, where visitors can see the skilled construction builders beavers - dams and lodges, to get a variety of information about the unique flora and fauna of the reserve, found traces of " Red " animals and even & hellip; Bigfoot.
Education in the framework of the environmental program of the expedition carried out at various levels of complexity. Students waiting for the tour of the buffer zone of the reserve, training in " The Forest School ", environmental games.
Ecotour " Reserved motif "
Museum " ", Nurgush video, " path ", Yeti eco-trail " Cleft Glade ".
Ecotour " By reserved paths "
Museum " ", Nurgush video, " path ", Yeti eco-trail " Cleft Glade " or " Hello Beaver! ", the game " Seven secrets of life ", swimming in the lake.
3 -7 days
Providing firewood, water, equipped with parking, delivery of items and equipment, support staff of the department of environmental education, protection. Ensuring camping equipment. Excursions to the research staff of the reserve. The expedition program is designed for pupils, students, adults, all those interested in nature.
The Museum Reserve & ldquo; Nurgush & rdquo; established in 2009. The exhibition features household items and tools made of various tree species. Visitors enter the museum and immediately attracts the attention of the central part of the hall. It is framed in the form of an open dioramas, which, next to the trunk of aspen tumbled down, the biggest rodent of the area - Beaver.
Since June 2010, opened its doors Hall «Hunting and fishing», which shows the ancient and poaching gear.
In 2011, the exhibition hall is decorated «Ancient herbalists».