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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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    Flower mood at CWR

    Ever wondered about the plant life of your region? FPWC compiled a photocollage illustrating the picturesque beauty of CWR’s flora to get you Spring mood at the edge of Autumn! Photocredit: Barbara Siebert

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    Restoration of deforested, degraded areas through tree plantings supported by hydrogel

    Towards protecting biodiversity and to develop rural communities FPWC initiated a pilot project to restore several plots of highly degraded woodlands in the territory of the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge. Reforestation activities in most of the affected areas have are essential in terms of ecosystem services provided by forest. Besides creating favorable conditions for local plant species […]

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    New Generation Hi-Tech Equipment Introduced in CWR

    FPWC and VivaCell-MTS took part in the testing-presentation of the remote monitoring modern equipment for biodiversity survey in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge in Urtsadzor community, Ararat marz. Тhe protected area in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge has expanded from 2000 hectares to 4000 hectares in 2015. New generation facilities have been acquired for the rangers’ technical […]

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    22 km-long pipelines constructed in Chkalov

    VivaCell-MTS together with the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) marked the completion of just another project of the water supply improvement initiative, jointly implemented in rural communities of Armenia. ՙՙՙՙՙ The water supply network project in Chkalov village included the construction of 22 km-long pipeline. The absence of potable water […]

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