On February 26, 2020, at the Department of Ecology and Botany, the regular meeting of the Scientific Student Circle “Biosphere” (Head of the Circle, Assoc. Prof. Kirilchuk KS), at which students of the specialty “Ecology” heard the report of a graduate student of the Department of Ecology and Botany Penkovskaya (scientific supervisor, Prof. Sklyar V.G.), who presented the results of population studies of some species of medicinal plants in the conditions of Shostka geobotanical area.