At the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin 2017 was announced the Year of Ecology, within which plenty of actions have been taken. One of such environmental support actions took place in Obninsk in October 2017.
The contest “Year of Ecology 2017” was initiated by “Russian Radio-Obninsk” with the support of Administration of the town and Elinar-Broiler sponsored it.
Students of all Obninsk schools took part in it. They had been making paintings, handicrafts and birds feedboxes during one month. 120 items were submitted to the jury attention. The results of the competition were summarized in the local town museum. But there were no winners and losers in this environmental competition and all the participants received prizes from the contest organizer and souvenirs from Elinar-Broiler company.