On 26 May, the environmental event “Clean waterfront”, supported by Voronezh's regional governor, Aleksey Gordeev, was held in Voronezh. The event was dedicated to the Year of Ecology in the Russian Federation. The campaign included the clean-up of the waterfront of the left bank of the Voronezh reservoir in the area of Chernavsky bridge and the Pridacha embankment.
Among the participant of the event were first year students of the Department of Ecology and Land Resources of the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of Voronezh State University. As a result of the operation, over 3.5 hectares were cleaned of household waste and over 230 refuse sacks were removed. The most active participants of the regional environmental campaign “Clean waterfront” received presents from the governor, Alexey Gordeev.