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    Nor Aznaberd has a new street lighting system

    The borderland village of Nor Aznaberd in Vayots Dzor region has a history of over 70 years, but the community has never had an outdoor illumination system. A completely new outdoor lighting infrastructure has been installed in the framework of the “Alternative Energy” project implemented owing to the cooperation of the Foundation for the Preservation […]

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    Flower Gathering at the Armenian Genocide Memorial

    The AGBU Scouts of Armenia in collaboration with the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, are organizing this year’s Flower gathering event, of which we would like to invite you to take part in, which will be held on the 26’th of April from 09:00 till 18:00 at the Armenian Genocide Memorial. […]

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    Street lighting system has been installed Horbategh community

    Horbategh community of Vayots Dzor region is one of the settlements where attacks of the wild animals such as bears and wolves are very often. The village has 262 inhabitants. Their main sources of income are cattle-breeding, bee-keeping, and agriculture. Because of the dark streets in the evenings, the wild animals enter the village, damage […]

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    Tree planting aimed to preserve the ecosystem of Armenia

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and VivaCell-MTS, on March 24 initiated a tree-planting in Urtsadzor on the International Day of Forests. Within the frames of the event partner organizations’ employees helped to plant several hundred apricot and plum trees in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR). The nursery in the CWR was established by […]

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    The community development in the focus of attention

    VivaCell-MTS and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) continue to support Mozrov village in Vayots Dzor region. In order to improve the efficiency of the agricultural labor, the cooperating organizations donated a “DT-75″ caterpillar tractor, produced in 2016,  to the village. The expected agricultural machinery has been provided in the […]

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    Roundtable on Conservation and Community Development held at CWR

    On March 4th, 2017 FPWC hosted a round-table meeting with Armenia’s community heads over a number of environmental and socio-economic issues in vulnerable villages across Armenia, which took place in the Urtsadzor Eco center (Urtsadzor village, Ararat region). The meeting  aimed at, and succeeded in bringing together key stakeholders to discuss and encourage communities’ initiatives […]

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    A solar water heater is launched in borderland Mosesgegh

    The borderland villages and communities of Armenia are always in the limelight of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets and VivaCell-MTS. With the joint efforts of the cooperating organizations, “The Alternative Energy” project allows to significantly reduce the utility costs of the communities and the residents, and to activate the community […]

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    The research of wolves in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge

    Saakje Hazenberg, the ecological integrity monitoring expert of the Jasper National Park in Canada, has done a research on the number and distribution of the wolves, as well as other related issues in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge by the invitation of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets. The research goal was […]

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    25 plants have been replanted in a test plot

    At the end of 2016, 25 identified seed plants have been replanted in a specially equipped test plot. They will serve as a spotter for 124 seed plants planted in the main reforestation area. The replanting ability of another 132 is to be checked soon. The plant nursery founded in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge in […]

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    Contiguous Khndzorut community is completely enlightened

    The village of Khndzorut in Vayots Dzor region is bordering Nakhijevan. The village had a destroyed infrastructure of outdoor lighting after the collapse of the Soviet system. Trying to solve this problem, the locals have lightened several streets by the means of the community, although the result was not satisfying: more energy was exhausted than […]

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