Vyatka Riverkeeper



The Vyatka River is a 1250 kilometer (776 mile) log river in the Kirov Region in Russia.  Ther river's surface area is 129,000 square kilometer (80,156 square miles).  The river is under threat from widespread industrial chemical pollution.

Grigoriy has been the Vyatka Riverkeeper since 2009, promoting the conservation and restoration of freshwater resources.  Grigoriy has successfully mobilized and organized dozens of youth activists and hundreds of supporters to fight for their rights to clean water.   Grigoriy is an Ecologist with a Master of Biology from the local University and Agricultural Academy.


Location

Truda Street, building 71
Kirov City, 610020