The Department of Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection

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The Department of Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection (RUNR and NP) at the Faculty of Geography of the Ivan Franko National University of L’viv was established in 1988 under Rector’s order No. 658 as of 20 April 1988.

Atdifferent times famous scholars worked at the Department: Doctor of Biological Sciences, Doctor HonorisCausa, Professor StepanStoiko; Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Professor FedirPalfii; Doctor of Geographic Sciences, Professor Heorhii Bachynskyi; Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor AlikManenko; Doctor of Law, Professor SvitlanaKravchenko; Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor PlatonTretiak; Candidate of Geological-Mineralogical Sciences Viktor Ohonochenko. The Department develops such directions of scientific research: ecological-economic and ecological-geographic problems of nature management (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Assoc. Prof. M. Syrotiuk, Assoc. Prof. I. Rozhko, Assoc. Prof. I. Koinova, Head of Lab. P. Telish), monitoring, metrization and ecological evaluation of landscape systems (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. Z. Hamkalo, Assoc. Prof. B. Senchyna, Asssoc. Prof. F. Kiptach), ecological and socioecological problems (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. M. Nazaruk, Assoc. Prof. M. Syrotiuk, Assoc. Prof. O. Perkhach), antropogenic landscape transformation (Prof. P. Shtoiko, Assoc. Prof. F. Kiptach, Assoc. Prof. I. Koinova, Assoc. Prof. N. Blazhko), historical-geographic research (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. M. Nazaruk, Assoc. Prof. P. Shtoiko, Assoc. Prof. O. Perkhach).

Postgraduate Studies function at the Department; its graduates have the opportunity to obtain a scientific degree of a Candidate of Geographic Sciences in the specialty 11.00.11 – Constructive Geography and Rational Use of Natural Resources.

The Department prepares Bachelors, Specialists and Masters in the specialty 8.070502 “Geography”.

After the defense of Bachelor’s thesis the graduates obtain a qualification “Geographer. Lecturer of Geography, Basics of Economics and Ecology”, of Master’s thesis – “Master of Geography. Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection”.

Eleven lecturers and five employees of scientific-supporting staff work at the Department. The University Laboratory of Ecological Expertise and the Cabinet of Nature Protection function at the Department.

The RUNR and NP Department maintains relations with the Department of Natural Environment Protection in the L’viv Region, the Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians NAS of Ukraine, national nature parks – Carpathian, Hutsulschyna, Yavoriv, Shatsk, Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, “Roztochchia” Reserve, “Znesinnia” Regional Landscape Park, numerous higher educational establishments and non-governmental organizations of Ukraine. Cooperation agreements have been signed with the Catholic University of Liublin and the Institute of Ecology and Management of Warsaw (the Republic of Poland).

Non-governmental ecological organization “Ekopostup” and student ecological circles function at the Department.

Staff

ChairpersonIhor RozhkoChairperson
ProfessorSemen KukurudzaProfessor
ProfessorMykola NazarukProfessor
Associate ProfessorNataliia BlazhkoAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIryna KoinovaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOksana PerhachAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorBohdana SenchynaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorPavlo TelishAssociate Professor
Senior Department SecretaryDariia KrukSenior Department Secretary
Department SecretaryLidiya GalyantaDepartment Secretary
Postgraduate StudentRehina ShtoikoPostgraduate Student

Lecturers' schedule



Annotated index of scientific, educational and educational-methodical works of the department “Soil Science and Soil Geography” was published in June 2022

23.06.2022 | 12:05

Annotated index of scientific, educational and educational-methodical works of the department “Soil Science and Soil Geography” was published, ed. Ph.D., prof. S. Pozniak, Ph.D., prof. A. Kyrylchuk, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Department of Soil Science and Soil Geography ”(1993-2023).
The Annotated Index of Publications of the Department of Soil Science and Soil Geography of the Ivan Franko National University of L’viv presents the scientifi c achievements of the teaching staff of the department: scientifi c monographs, textbooks, educational...

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Thanks to prof. M. Malska for the contribution to the development of the idea of the Europe of the Carpathians from the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Mr. Marek Kuchcinski

11.03.2022 | 14:01

I would like to sincerely thank you for your contribution so far to the development of the idea of the Europe of the Carpathians, a new element of which is the International Club of the Carpathian Europe initiated at the XXXII conference in Krasiczyn.
Common experiences and many years of cooperation of people from the field of politics, science and culture, involved in the conference and in promoting Carpathian issues in national and international debates, gave rise to the concept of...

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Continuation and intensification of the cooperation within the area of the countries and nations of the Europe of the Carpathians

11.03.2022 | 14:00

International Club of Europe of the Carpathians
DECLARATION
Aware of the responsibilities and moral obligations towards the countries and the nations of our region – Europe – in the context of the current and the approaching challenges,

remembering the Christian roots of Europe, respecting values such as: family, democracy, human dignity, unlimited and legally protected freedom of opinions and speech, and the meaning of social and international dialogue,
expressing our gratitude to the initiators, organisers and persons who have participated in the “Europe...

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“Virtual visit to the parks of Pennsylvania State University” ONLINE SEMINAR

12.07.2021 | 11:37

On July 6, 2021, an online seminar was organized by Pennsylvania State University (USA) and Znesinnya Regional Landscape Park (Lviv) with the organizational and technical support from Geography Faculty of the Lviv Ivan Franko National University.
This seminar was initiated by Ulyana Taras – director of Znesinnya Regional Landscape Park, who established contacts with representatives of the University of Pennsylvania during her internship in the United States. The online-workshop included presentations on eco-education, management of recreational areas and experimental forestry within...

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