The exhibition presents 50 works of the photographers (Dmitry Andreev, Alexey Bibin, Alexander Perevozov, Sergei Awe) employees and volunteers of the reserve who are in love with the beauty of nature of the Caucasus. They walked hundreds of kilometers to capture the wild world preserved in the reserve intact. Mountain ranges, lakes, forests, starry landscapes, herds of bison, chamois, aurochs, birds and the unique nature of the Western Caucasus, all this can be seen in the wonderful photos.
The organizers are sure that after visiting the exhibition, guests of the resort "Gorki Gorod" there is a desire to visit the territory of the Caucasian reserve and the eyes to see this beauty.
The exhibition was prepared jointly by the Caucasus nature reserve and NABU-Kavkaz in honor of the 25th anniversary of the cooperation and at the same time exhibited in Russia and Germany. Now showing a similar exhibition held in the Central hall of Berlin. The conservation Union Germany (NABU) – the oldest and largest environmental organization in Germany, founded in 1889. Currently has about 650 thousand members and 2,500 regional and local organizations in Germany.
The basis of cooperation of environmental organizations was the inclusion of the Caucasus nature reserve and some surrounding natural areas in the world natural heritage List of UNESCO. NABU took over the main work on the preparation of the nomination "Western Caucasus". The Western Caucasus and the entire Caucasus, with its unique flora and fauna, belongs to the 36 key points for the conservation of biological diversity of the Earth and is important habitat for the threatened extinction of rare, endemic and relict species of plants and animals. The size and sound of the pristine nature of the "Western Caucasus" has no equal among mountain territories of Europe and Western Asia and is a rare example of the natural dynamics of natural processes that are of great interest to science and humanity.
Caucasian state natural biosphere reserve named after H. G. Shaposhnikov is the largest and most famous nature reserve in the Caucasus and one of the oldest in Russia. Its area is 280 km2. The reserve was established on may 12, 1924 in the territory, which in 1888 was leased to the Royal Romanov family and later became known as "the Kuban Princely hunting". In 1979, by decision of the Presidium of the International coordinating Council of program "Man and biosphere" reserve acquired the status of a biosphere reserve.