The press service of the Land of the Leopard national park reported that the Semiverstka route is temporarily inaccessible to visitors due to the introduction of a special fire regime in the Khasan district of Primorye.
A special regime was introduced due to warm and dry weather. During the period of its validity, citizens are prohibited from being in forests, lighting open fires and burning garbage on municipal territories. It is also prohibited to carry out flammable work in forests.
The Semiverstka route is long and passes through places where flames can spread very quickly. Temporarily closing the popular route will not only minimize the likelihood of fires, but will also help protect tourists.
A few days ago, a fire raged near the borders of the national park, but the territory of the “Land of the Leopard” was not affected by the flames. Every year, unprotected lands are heavily damaged by fire. At the same time, “Land of the Leopard” remains a “green island of safety” for wild animals thanks to systematic fire-fighting work.
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