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    World Land Trust Partner visit to Caucasus Wildlife Refuge

    Representatives of the British World Land Trust are in Armenia. They visited the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR) to learn about the work of the partner the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC). Accompanied by the director of the foundation Ruben Khachatryan, WLT representatives walked around the refuge, visited reforestation sites, as […]

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    International organizations will assist two Armenian based NGOs in its conservation challenges

    A memorandum of understanding was signed in the Belgian city of Mechelen between the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC), the environmental NGO ArAves, BirdLife International, and Natuurpunt. Within the framework of the Quartet Memorandum of Cooperation, the organizations expressed readiness to provide maximum support to the FPWC and ArAves in […]

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    The future specialists visited the Wildlife Rescue Centre

    The students of the National Agrarian University of Armenia, headed by the Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry Arevik Abovyan, were hosted at the Wildlife Rescue Centre. Accompanied by the Director of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets Ruben Khachatryan the students toured the center, got acquainted […]

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    A new male leopard has been identified in camera trap footage from Armenia’s Caucasus Wildlife Refuge

    A new leopard has been identified in camera trap footage by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) in Armenia’s Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR). Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife Cultural Assets camera traps captured a male adult leopard which has been compared with the only other male recorded in the […]

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    The SunChild 10th International Environmental Festival has announced its winners

    On the 20th of November the award ceremony of the SunChild 10th International Environmental Festival took place, the winning films were announced and several films received the Jury’s special mention prizes. During the closing ceremony of the festival President of the Sebastatsiner Educational Foundation Ashot Bleyan was present, as well as Ruben Khachatryan, Director of […]

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    Journalists get acquainted with the problem of wild animals in captivity

    Within the framework of the SunChild 10th International Environmental Festival, a two-day training workshop on “The Problem of Wild Animals in Captivity in Armenia” was held for journalists and media representatives. Many journalists took part in the training, as well as beginner-student journalists in the field of journalism, for whom this workshop will be a […]

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    SunChild 10th International Environmental Festival

    The SunChild 10th IEF will take place from 14th to 18th of November 2021, screening around 30 environmental films from different countries. In response to the global pandemic CoVID-19, the SunChild IEF organizing team decided to go online. In this online platform all the chosen films will be available during the festival days. Each film […]

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    Native wild fruit trees were planted in Gnishik settlement

    With the efforts of VivaCell-MTS and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, important and serious environmental processes have been recorded in different regions of Armenia for over 15 years. The partnering organizations implement tree planting activities as well, which have already been proved successful. The Autumn tree planting became an annual […]

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    Nova was caught on camera by FPWC

    An important and symbolic event took place on the eve of the event dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR). In September 2021, a trap camera at the CWR area caught a leopard named Nova, which has been monitored in the CWR areas for a year now. The fact that the […]

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    Caucasus Wildlife Refuge is celebrating its 10th Anniversary

    The Caucasus Wildlife Refuge, the first privately protected area in the South Caucasus is celebrating its 10th anniversary. CWR was established by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets. FPWC founded CWR in 2010 aiming to conserve the unique and endemic biodiversity of the region; its aim is to contribute to efficient […]

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