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    FPWC attends a workshop on nature conservation issues at the island of Vilm, Germany

    From February 29th to March 3rd, the FPWC attended a workshop focusing on the sustainable use of natural resources, their governance and policy integration, with special focus on the management of protected areas, which was organized by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation at the island of Vilm. The workshop has been attended by […]

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    Women for Nature Project Launched

    FPWC has launched a new project entitled Women for Nature in Urtsadzor, Shaghap and Lanjanist communities of Ararat region. The project is funded by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The project beneficiaries will take training courses in Eco-tourism, Marketing of homemade products and Sustainable management of small business. The curricula have […]

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    Joint Project of FPWC and FFI Successfully Completed

    On February 26th, 2016, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) along with its partner Fauna & Flora International (FFI) summarized the results of main findings and recommendations for the project Assessment of Wildlife Trade in Armenia at the joint workshop. The workshop was attended by the representatives of local and […]

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    Wildlife Rescue Centre to be established in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge

      A press conference on “Gyumri Private Zoo Animals. The Current Situation and the Future Plans” was organized on the initiative of the Foundation for Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) in “Armenpress” news agency press club on February 25. The list of the speakers taking part in the press conference included FPWC Founder […]

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    FPWC’s environmental education projects featured in a thematic conference

      On February 17, 2016 the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) participated at Conference entitled “Environmental Education in Armenia: Current Situation and Future Prospects”. The FPWC Deputy Director Eva Martirosyan presented FPWC’s key environmental education projects such as SunChild Eco-Clubs Network – the first alternative environmental education network in Armenia, […]

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    CWR to become a contemporary art platform

      From 16 to 17 February the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR) Eco-Center hosted contemporary artists, as a start of interest-based partnership between the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and the Inknagir Literary Club. The two organizations have joined their forces to organize Talking Tree Project together at the CWR. The […]

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    Gyumri Zoo lions’ rescue to the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge

    On February 10, 2016 the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) in collaboration with the Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) have organized the rescue of the Gyumri Zoo lioness Mary and her cubs Zita and Geeta to the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge, a privately protected area managed by the FPWC. No matter the […]

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    Modern technologies in arboriculture

    Afforestation and reforestation projects are very important for the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR) because of their main aim to maintain floristic biodiversity and provide wildlife with food sources, habitat or refuge, etc. During these projects CWR regular tree planting activities have been organized whereby modern technologies. Accordingly, it is expected to develop an afforestation unique […]

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    Diversity grows as monitoring continues.

    Wildcat detected in CWR Our permanent check-up’s of videos recorded by trap cameras in CWR area are always exciting-you never know which animal will be caught in the view! The newest generation of the video and photo recording trap cameras enhanced to receive a photo of highly elusive, rarely detectable and endangered Wildcat-Felis silvestris, first […]

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    The Badger

    These camera trap footages have been taken in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge and although we knew there are badgers out there, this was the first series of videos outlining the natural behavior of badgers in the territory. This cute badger prepares for winter sleep, cleans his sett and fills his nesting chamber with bedding. Upon […]

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