Saving Saigas: Projects Around the World

Saiga Day Celebration

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Saiga Day is celebrated across the saiga range states

Saiga Day was conceived by the SCA as an international initiative to create a focus within rural communities for conservation of the saiga and its habitat. The festivities take place each spring to mark the birth of the first saiga calves of the year, and is a celebration of life which unites communities across the saiga’s range under a common symbol.

Saiga Day News

Saiga Day in Russia 2013

In 2011 The Centre for Wild Animals of the Republic of Kalmykia held Russia’s first Saiga Day celebrations. 250 children from the local Yashkulsky and Chernozemelsky districts, as well as some from even further afield attended. Children were treated to a trip to see...

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Saiga Day celebrations in Kazakhstan 2013

This year saw the ACBK holding the third annual Saiga Day celebrations in Kazakhstan. “When we held our first Saiga Day in 2011 five schools in five villages participated in the event. The 350 children who attended the first festival took part in quizzes and drawing...

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Third Annual Saiga Day in Kazakhstan 2013

This year saw the ACBK holding the third annual Saiga Day celebrations in Kazakhstan. “When we held our first Saiga Day in 2011 five schools in five villages participated in the event. The 350 children who attended the first festival took part in quizzes and drawing...

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Saiga Day Celebrations in Russia 2013

In 2011 The Centre for Wild Animals of the Republic of Kalmykia held Russia’s first Saiga Day celebrations. 250 children from the local Yashkulsky and Chernozemelsky districts, as well as some from even further afield attended. Children were treated to a trip to see...

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Saiga Day in Uzbekistan 2013

“When we launched Saiga Day in Uzbekistan in 2007, 3 schools in 2 villages in the region of Karakalpakstan took part and we were thrilled that 1100 people attended the festivities”, remembers Elena Bykova, SCA member in Uzbekistan. This year the Saiga Day celebrations...

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