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    Representatives of the US Forest Service visited the Caucasian Wildlife Refuge

    Representatives of the US Forest Service are in Armenia. They visited the protected areas of the Caucasian Wildlife Refuge (CWR) to learn about the work of the partner Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC). The primary purpose of the visit was to discuss the problems of wildlife in Armenia and the […]

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    A training related to forest fire extinguishing was organized in the Khosrov Reserve

    Special tactical training on the topic “Implementation of extinguishing works of large fires in forest areas” was organized in the Khosrov reserve. The purpose of the training was to improve the practical skills of the forces responding to large forest fires in firefighting and rescue operations, to improve the harmonious work of the forces responding […]

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    MES and FPWC signed a memorandum of cooperation

      The RA Ministry of Emergency Situations, represented by Minister Armen Pambukhchyan, and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC), represented by its founder Ruben Khachatryan, signed a memorandum of cooperation. The signing of the memorandum took place in the Caucasian Wildlife Refuge. With the memorandum, the parties plan to cooperate […]

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    FPWC’s ranger team has received IUCN WCPA International Ranger Awards

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) Ranger Team has been awarded the 2022 IUCN WCPA International Ranger Awards by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). FPWC is the first organization not only in Armenia but also in the region, which receives such a high and prestigious award. The […]

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    FPWC implemented a large-scale program to save wildlife in Artsakh

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) continues to implement rescue programs. At the invitation of Zhanna Hayrapetyan, the daughter of the late businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, FPWC implemented a program to transport wild animals from Artsakh. In particular, the foundation transferred six bears to the Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, and […]

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    This year the SunChild Festival will be held from October 14 to 18

    The 11th SunChild International Environmental Festival announces the start of applications for this year’s film festival. The festival will take place on October 14-18 in Yerevan. The SunChild International Environmental Festival was launched in 2007 by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC). The Festival aims to raise public awareness of […]

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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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