• Armenia’s 1st Inclusive Playground to be Built by FPWC

    On December 3, British Ambassador to Armenia Katherine Leach, Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Aram Sukiasyan, and Yerevan Zoo Director Ruben Khachatryan came together to mark the opening of an inclusive swing for disabled children, on the International Day of People with Disability. The swing was donated to the Yerevan Zoo by the Armenian British Business […]

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  • Bring the Forest Home with You with the Living Christmas Tree

    A real Christmas tree from the forest makes everyone’s New Year extra special.  But how much life does a tree that has been cut off from its core has left, when in a few weeks’ time it will turn brown and join the others who have been thrown outside. What if you could have a […]

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  • 7th Pan-Armenian Painting Contest Deadline Extended for Diaspora

    The deadline for the7th Pan-Armenian Painting Contest has been extended to December 15 for children and youth living outside of Armenia. The aim of the initiative is to encourage children to understand Armenia’s environmental issues and to engage them in the preservation of the country’s unique nature and wildlife. Organized by the Foundation for the […]

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    European Association of Zoos and Aquaria to Hold Trainings in Yerevan Zoo

    As a candidacy member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), the Yerevan Zoo will host EAZA Academy training officers Sally Binding and Mark Kingston Jones for 4 day trainings. The workshops will take place from Dec. 1 to 4, and will focus on animal welfare management and animal enrichment activities. The guests […]

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  • Records and Data Are of Vital Importance for Zoos Worldwide

    From November 20th to 22nd, Alex Kantorovich from the International Species Information System (ISIS) conducted trainings on the most modern zoological database system used in all European zoos and zoological associations. The training was organized by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC), and was attended by Yerevan Zoo staff and […]

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  • European Zoo Experts Meet with Deputy Mayor of Yerevan

    On November 21, European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) representative and Yerevan Zoo mentor János Szánthó, Amsterdam’s Artis Royal Zoo representative Warren Spencer, and Director of Yerevan Zoo Ruben Khachatryan attended a meeting with the Deputy Mayor of Yerevan, Aram Sukiasyan. The importance of the main layout of the zoo, the planning of the […]

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    Modern Zoology: FPWC Hosts International Partner

    In an attempt to broaden networks and increase zoological and conservation standards through innovative technologies, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) has invited to Armenia a representative from the International Species Information System (ISIS). From Nov. 20th to 22nd, the ISIS EARAZA Regional Coordinator, Alex Kantorovich, will conduct trainings for […]

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  • Autumn Celebrations with Pumpkins

    All year long, the Yerevan Zoo animals are always ready to amuse and entertain children and their families. On November 15, however, over 1500 children came to the zoo to participate in the Pumpkin Day Contest, a special day for them as well as the animals. The contest entailed creating beautiful meals for animals with […]

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  • SOS Culture Awarded for Promotion of Culture at the Second Regional Conference of the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme

    From November 5-7, FPWC’s SOS Culture project was represented at the Second Regional Conference “Facets of Culture in the Eastern Partnership” in Ukraine. The conference summarized the first phase of the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme. Around 120 delegates, including various representatives, culture actors, programme participants and beneficiaries from the EaP countries, such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, […]

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  • Electric Fence

    Electric Fences: An Innovative Solution in Farms

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC), together with its General Partner VivaCell-MTS, will be implementing a new initiative within the framework of the joint Alternative Energy Project. The partners have begun to install solar powered electric fences in Shaghap, Lanjanist and Urtsadzor communities. A solar powered electric fence will protect […]

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