Botanic Garden of Yaroslavl State University

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Russian Federation - Yaroslavl oblast - Yaroslavl

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About the Botanic Garden of Yaroslavl State University

Department of Botany, was organized in 1921 at the Institute of Education, in a former seminary in Kotorosl waterfront. In 1924, the chair of botany included three departments - botany, agriculture and crop production. In 1926, with the participation of staff of the department was organized by the Botanical Garden.

Leading role in the creation of the Botanical Garden belonged Shahaninu Nikolai Ivanovich (1890 - 1955). Nikolai Ivanovich was born in to. Nikolsky Yaroslavl province, in 1915, graduated from St. Petersburg University and began working on the Murmansk Biological Station. Later, in 1918 he moved to Yaroslavl province, worked as a teacher of natural science and geography in high school, and then - a teacher of natural science and chemistry in Danilov Teachers College. In 1921, Nikolai joined the Botany Department of the Yaroslavl State University, first as assistant and later as a teacher. Area of ​​research for Nikolai Ivanovich began flora of the Yaroslavl region. His work on medicinal plants, meadows and pastures of the Yaroslavl region were published in the form of numerous papers and articles.

Currently, the Botanical Garden USPU includes an arboretum, a systematic and collection areas, school teaching and experimental plot and two greenhouses. Established and growing collection of plants from around the world, displayed by the representatives of the local flora - more than 1000 species of plants. Botanical Garden is a unique practical base for students of the faculty.

Main Address:
Botanic Garden of Yaroslavl State University
GOU VPO Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University, named after KD Ushinsky
Kotoroslnaya nab. Street, dom 46
Yaroslavl oblast 150000 Russian Federation

Telephone: +7(4852) 72-60-75
Fax: +7(4852) 72-60-75
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: M. N. Lazarev, Director
    Curator's Name: Tremasova Natalia, Deputy Director of Research
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1926
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 57.62283
    Longitude: 39.87715
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes

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