A real gift to the residents of Biysk once gave the river Katun. Changing his direction, she left the old woman, named by the discoverers of the lake a Gunboat . According to broadcasting company the REEF, referring to associate Professor of biology and chemistry of BPGW Galina Does . this lake is unique. There are rare plants, endangered species. Such as Chillum — the water chestnuts, the Salvinia natans . which aquatic fern. It is a unique relic plants, remaining only here since prehistoric times.
In addition, you can meet rare plants listed in the Red book of the Altai territory. Including — yellow Pods . Here grew the white Lily . You can find a lot of rare plants on the shore.
Since 1961, studies of lake a gunboat was put on a scientific basis teachers then Biysk State Pedagogical Institute, are regularly checked against the results of new observations with data from previous years.
But the current preliminary results are not encouraging. The pond dies. Guess what now ordinary citizens. Continue reading