The 300th anniversary of V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

June 24-25, 2014

 
 

Social program

An attractive social program is organised during the events devoted to
the 300-years anniversary of the Botanical Institute for participants and accompanying persons
to experience the attractions of the city and surrounding areas.


Date,time

Excursion

Price
June 23,
Monday

17:00
Tours on the Botanical Institute and garden,
including tours on laboratories, greenhouses and garden. The excursion will start from the registration counter.
Free
June 26,
Thursday

9:00-19:00
Botanical field excursions on the following routes: 
- Excursion ¹1. Olgino - Sestroretsk (north part near the gulf shore) - Komarovo (lunch) - Sestroretsk mire - gas line glade near Beloostrov.
- Excursion ¹2. Vyra - Kyurlevo quarry near Dontso village (lunch) - Pyataya Gora village - Tyaglinskoe lake.
Buses are leaving from the Komarov Botanical Institute (main gate).
Excursion ¹1 - 1600 rubles

Excursion ¹2 - 1800 rubles
June 26,
Thursday

11:00 and 15:00
Tours on the Botanical Institute and garden,
including tours on laboratories, greenhouses and garden. The excursion will start from the entry of the herbarium of the Botanical Institute.
Free
June 27,
Friday

11:00 and 15:00
Tours on the Botanical Institute and garden,
including tours on laboratories, greenhouses and garden. The excursion will start from the entry of the herbarium of the Botanical Institute.
Free
June 27,
Friday

19:00
City tour for guests of the "World flora online" project.
English language. Buses are leaving from the main gate to the Botanical Garden (corner of the Karpovka embankment and Aptekarsky av.).
Included into the registration fee.
For participants who did not pay the fee, the price is 800 rubles

Botanical field excursions:

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Excursion N 1. North shore of the Gulf of Finland within administrative borders of the City of St. Petersburg
Olgino – Sestroretsk (north part near the gulf shore) – Komarovo (lunch) – Sestroretsk mire – gas line glade near Beloostrov.
Departure on 9. a.m. fr om the Komarov Botanical Institute (main gate). Return by 7 p.m.
We will visit different parts of the shore of the Gulf of Finland (reed thickets, open sand dunes, maritime wetland), pine and spruce forests, peat bog.
Stop 1. Olgino. Gulf shore with reed and sedge thickets and the complex of maritime species. Rare species — Senecio paludosus, Alisma juzepezukii..
Stop 2. Sestroretsk. Maritime wetland with Myrica gale, Viola uliginosa, Chamaepericlymenum suecicum.
Stop 3. Komarovo. Natiral monument “Komarovo shore” – spruce and pine forests, open sand shore of the Gulf of Finland. Visit to the educational nature trail. Forest species: Dryopteris — various species, Vaccinium myrtillus and V. vitis-idaea, Calluna vulgaris, Pyrola minor and P. rotundifolia, Chimaphila umbellata, Avenella flexuosa, Azarum europaeum, Dentaria bulbifera, Lonicera nigra (naturalized alien), etc.
Maritime species: Leymus arenarius, Festuca arenaria, Carex arenaria, Cakile baltica, Honckenya peploides, Lathyrus maritimus, etc.
Stop 4. Sestroretsk mire. On the way to the maire — pine forest. Species of the peat bog: Trichophorum alpinum, T. cespitosum, Eriophorum vaginatum, Betula nana, Andromeda polifolia, Oxycoccus palustris, etc.
Stop 5. East to Beloostrov - open localities of the gas line glade with Lycopodiella inundata..


Excursion N 2. To Izhora Hills (to “Dontso” natural monument).
Vyra – Kyurlevo quarry near Dontso village (lunch) – Pyataya Gora village – Tyaglinskoe lake.
Departure on 9. a.m. from the Komarov Botanical Institute (main gate). Return by 7-8 p.m.
The route passes through a very interesting for botanists part of Izhora Hills, wh ere you can see a large number of calciphilic species, plants of spruce forests on limestone, spring fens and karst lake. Cultural attractions - museum "House of stationmaster" (mail station of Pushkin time), memorial complex on the place of former village Bolshoye Zarechye, burned by Nazis in time of the World War II, dilapidated church in the classical style in the village Pyataya Gora.
Stop 1. Near the bridge over the river Oredezh near former village Bolshoye Zarechye. Ophioglossum vulgatum, Carex ornithopoda, Carex disticha, Senecio paludosus, Lonicera baltica, Colchicum autumnale, Gentiana cruciata, Primula elatior.
Stop 2. Near the village Dontso on the margin of Kyurlevo quarry. Teucrium scordium, Cypripedium calceolus, Epipactis atrorubens, Gymnadenia conopsea, Orchis militaris, etc., orchids, Crepis praemorsa, Primula farinosa, Anemone sylvestris.
Stop3. The springhead of the river Oredezh. Carex buxbaumii, Carex hostiana, Pinguicula vulgaris, etc.
Stop 4. Near the church in the Pyataya Gora village. Carex flacca, Carex hartmanii, Carex tomentosa, Poterium sanguisorba, orchids.
Stop 5. Tyaglinskoe lake. Karst lake, by its shores – wet depressions and meadows on limestone soil.

 

Greenhouses

 

Arboretum

 

Herbarium

Core centrum

 Library