Wildlife in Russia presents great opportunities for developing ecotourism an industry that, with the right approach, could both contribute to job creation and investment inflows and also has a cultural, educational, and environmental function. How can access to protected areas be opened up to people without harming nature? What are the key obstacles for the development of the industry? Is a single document needed to regulate the development of ecotourism? What are the sources for funding infrastructure related to the sectors development?