Bellesrad (Беллесрад) is short name for the State Institution for Radiation Monitoring and Radiation Safety (Государственное учреждение радиационного контроля и радиационной безопасности «Беллесрад») of the Republic of Belarus. It is subordinated to the State Forestry Committee of the Council of Ministers of Republic of Belarus. It was created to address the impact of the Chernobyl disaster on Belarus.
In particular, Bellesrad posts warning signs and gives safety recommendations about wild plants and animals, e.g., about mushroom picking. It also oversees the breeding and monitoring of cattle and other agricultural practices in the Polesie State Radioecological Reserve.
- Bellesrad webpage (Russian)