|Date||20 May 2013|
The evaluation current number, mosaic distribution and population trend and to update data on biology/ecology of Ile subspecies of Turkestan Ground-jay population with using modern non-invasive methodology for zoological/ecological research as camera trapping (photography/video), which will allow to study relationship of it with other wild species in same habitats.
For achieve these objectives it will be providing expeditions and medium/short field trips in the Southern Balkhash area in order to fulfil tasks. To increase understanding of priorities for Ile subspecies of Turkestan Ground-jay population survival and saving their habitats (by decreasing degradation of semi-desert biotopes in Southern Balkhash valley) amongst people communities.
To provide conservation actions (within short/medium field trips, inclusive local communities training) such as the meetings, lectures, conversations into schools in South Balkhash area and other local state/private organizations with distribute the published leaflets, posters, calendars (focusing for project tasks). It will allow to involve different group of local/city’s communities and officials in process sustainable use of local natural resources and to increase their informative level about importance for conservation with more focusing for survival Ile subspecies of Turkestan Ground-jay and save their habitats. Also for that it will be create Radio/TV reportages/programs in local/republican air channels both in Qazaq (Kazakh) and Russian.
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Immature Turkestan Ground-jay still in September lives on parent place of in-habitation but quite separately. Photo by Altay Zhatkanbayev.
Desktop calendar about Turkestan Ground-jay. Photo by Altay Zhatkanbayev.