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While the summer heat is getting down, more and more tourists come to Urungoch lake and leave there a lot of waste. Therefore, UzSPB tried another approach under umbrella of the Van Tienhoven project 'Piloting a community-based approach to ecosystems conservation in Uzbekistan'. On 12 August 2017, UzSPB started giving out plastic bags for garbage collection on the border post Karabulak. As a result, 160 tourists collected and brought back to the city 10 big plastic bags with garbage.

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Uzbekistan Society for the Protection of Birds is mentioned in the Annual Review for BirdLife Europe & Central Asia 2016. In the 'Science: the BirdLife gold standard' section of this report it is shown that in 2016 UzSPB celebrated the inclusion of Lakes Mashankul and Khozhakul on BirdLife's IBA list. The Review is uploaded here (1.5M).

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On 24 June, the 12th General Meeting of UzSPB joined its 45 members and supporters. On this meeting, the new Chairman of UzSPB Executive Committee was elected. Following a vote, this post was given to Dr. Kholboev Fahriddin. Dr. Kholboev is a Chairman of UzSPB Bukhara branch and deputy from the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis.

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On 25 June, workshop on Van Tienhoven Project 'Piloting a community-based approach to ecosystems conservation in Uzbekistan' joined 12 conservationists, including key stakeholders involved in the 'Developing mechanisms for conservation and sustainable use of the main ecosystems of Uzbekistan' Project implemented in 2012-2015. During the workshop stakeholders interested in SAPs implementation sat together and discussed their participation in applied conservation activities on IBAs 'Dalverzin' and 'Oygaing valley'. Stakeholders from other sites were energized by the workshop and contributed to planning of the conservation activities.

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On 18 June 2017, UzSPB installed the second set of the garbage collection facilities on Urungoch lake neighboring IBA 'Oygaing valley' under umbrella of the Van Tienhoven project 'Piloting a community-based approach to ecosystems conservation in Uzbekistan'. Information boards were designed to change visitors' attitude towards pollution of the site and waste issues that are quite urgent. The boards contain emotional messages about importance of the lake, mountains as well as about pollution consequences. Information boards were placed together with garbage bins and arrows showing directions to the bins. 35 people including UzSPB members and volunteers, staff of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on ecology and environmental protection, rangers of the Ugam-Chatkal National Part, tourists and visitors of the site.

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