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Protecting the environment, working for people
GREAT BAIKAL TRAIL
Protecting Nature
Volunteering for the Environment
Education
Tourism with a Purpose
Our Mission
Protecting the Environment, Working for People
Protecting Nature
The GBT works to protect the natural and cultural heritage of the larger Lake Baikal region.
Promoting
Volunteerism
The GBT runs a number of volunteer projects that help us protect the environment, including: trail-building, restoration, tree-planting, and other clean-up projects.
Eco-Education
The GBT leads outdoor education projects for kids from local towns and villages, including such projects as "Backpacking" along the trail" and "If we help the natural world we are also helping ourselves."

Developing
Eco-Tourism
The GBT is building up infra-structure for tourism by constructing new eco-trails that are replete with interpretive signs and informational displays and other structural improvements.
Socially
Responsible Tourism
With our "Tourism with a Purpose" program the GBT promotes eco travel, and also supports local communities by investing in the sustainable development of the places that tourists visit.
Our Training Center
The GBT conducts many seminars, webinars, and other trainings to develop leaders all over Russia in the fields of eco-tourism, volunteer management, and environmental activism.
Our accomplishments
255
Trail-building projects
22
Winter projects
5
Restoration projects
1000
Educational projects
18
Years of work on the trail
18000
Volunteers from 30 different
countries and 50 Russian cities
500
Kilometers of new trails built

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