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    SunChild summer school at CWR Eco-center

    From August 3 to 9, 2016 SunChild summer school was organized in the Eco-Center in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge. The one week school combined more than 20 workshop sessions, hiking study tours, environmental documentary film screening-discussions, meet-ups, national dance courses and other non-formal education based activities. Teenagers who have been attending SunChild eco-clubs of Urtsadzor […]

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    Painting Day: A colorful open air studio

    Upon the initiative of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and VivaCell-MTS, the annual Painting Day took place in Yerevan Zoo. More than 1500 children and youth aged 5 to 16 attended the contest. The Painting Day is held in the frames of the 9th Annual Pan-Armenian Painting Contest. “Through […]

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  • IUCN visit (6)

    Global cooperation network between IUCN members set in Armenia

    From June 13th to 17th FPWC hosted the Dutch member organizations of IUCN for knowledge exchange trip to the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR). The representatives of the Society for the Study and Conservation of Mammals, the Butterfly Foundation (De Vlinderstichting), the Het Zeeuwse Landschap, the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, AVALON and SOVON foundations had […]

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    New prospects for biodiversity preservation

    From June 8th to 11th a regional workshop “The advantages of privately protected areas for community development and biodiversity preservation” took place. The workshop was attended by the representatives of partner organizations from Iran, Georgia, Kazakhstan and The IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands (IUCN NL). One of the objectives of the meeting was to […]

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    The SunChildren will tell Stories for a Sustainable World

        The series of course “Storytelling for a Sustainable World” have started in June. More than 100 teenagers from Urtsadzor and Shaghap communities in Ararat region and Arpi community in Vayots Dzor region are participating in these courses. Young people of 12-14 years old are taking part in the trainings involving environmental & conservation […]

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    Official opening of the Wildlife Rescue Center took place in Urtsadzor

    On May 6, 2016 the official opening of Wildlife Rescue Centre (WRC) took place in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR), a privately protected area managed by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC). The first temporary inhabitants of the quarantine station – the first completed and fully equipped facility of the […]

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    Nursery for reforestation in the CWR

    Wooded areas don’t hold large space in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR), however, they deserve special attention. For many centuries the juniper sparse forests and the oaks used to be dense forests, which were almost deserted as a result of biotic, abiotic and anthropogenic impacts. Inspite of this, they still go on carrying the history […]

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    Handmade paper, herbarium and bio humus: new lease of life to the bowed flowers

    For the first time in six years, a part of the flowers, which were brought to the Armenian Genocide Memorial on April 24, formed herbariums. The bowed flowers will be dried, entirely preserving their color complexion and the look. For decades the flowers, which were laid to the Armenian Genocide Memorial on April 24, were […]

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    The World Earth Day with TUMO students

    In TUMO calendar April 22 was marked in green – it was the World Earth Day. On the 22nd of April TUMO had lots of guests with bikes as a bicycle march was planned on that day. The Foundation for Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets and the “Sunchild” NGO presented “The Green Mobility” project […]

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    A new water supply network in Paruyr Sevak community

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and VivaCell-MTS marked the completion of just another joint program aimed at improving the water supply network in rural communities. In the frames of this program Paruyr Sevak village in Ararat region has been provided with 24-hour water supply. A 1850m long water pipeline […]

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