On June 18, 2018, the first botanical excursion to the Rybalsky quarry took place, participants of which were pupils and teachers of the Vasilivska-on-Dnipro school. This was preceded by a very interesting journey around the village of Vasilivka-on-Dnipro. Thanks to the initiative of local teachers, the botanical excursion from the first steps has become a fascinating lore tour. The village of Vasilivka hides in the coastal thickets and in the quiet streets many historical secrets that are still waiting for their researchers. And I think our interest in communicating with teachers about old burial mounds and megaliths scattered throughout the village, about river rapid Nenasitets and the ruined estate of earl Stenbock, rare wild plants and animals that live here along with people, will leave a certain mark in the minds of the youth who traveled with us. By the way, rural children love to walk themselves around the village "just so" – to enjoy the unsurpassed views of the Dnieper from Pans’ka hill and inhale full breasts of the bitter scents of the steppe ...