28.07.2014

Mobile and Internet Coverage Available in Caucasus Wildlife Refuge

The FPWC’s main partner VivaCell-MTS has installed a new base-transceiver station in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge, a high-altitude area, adjacent to the Khosrov Forest State Reserve. The high-mountainous landscape added to the difficulty of the construction works. Climbing up the mountain area is diMORE


23.07.2014

Equator մրցանակ. «Ուրցաձորի էկո-կրթական կենտրոնը»՝ պատվավոր եզրափակչում

Վայրի բնության եւ մշակութային արժեքների պահպանման հիմնադրամն այս տարի հեղինակավոր Equator մրցանակին էր ներկայացրել «Ուրցաձորի էկո-կրթական կենտրոն» նախագիծըMORE


16.07.2014

Գնառաջարկներ ներկայացնելու հրավեր

խմելու ջրի համար նախատեսված պոլիէթիլենային ճնշումային խողովակների մատակարարման համարMORE


09.07.2014

Dreamnight at the Yerevan Zoo

Once a year zoos around the world open their gates for chronically ill and disabled children and their families, welcoming them as VIP guests. Dreamnight at the Zoo is a global initiative that unites zoos of the Netherlands, GermanMORE


26.06.2014

Interesting Facts about Crab Spider (Misumena vatia)

Recently we have found this funny spider in Caucasus Wildlife Refuge area (photo by Barbara Siebert/FPWC).  Here are some interesting facts about this species. 

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19.06.2014

Eco Tourism Development in Urtsadzor

FPWC, in cooperation with VivaCell-MTS, has recently carried out eco-tourism trainings in the village of Urtsadsor, with the support of the Small MORE


12.06.2014

Alternative Energy Project

For the past few months, FPWC, in cooperation with its General Partner VivaCell-MTS, has been hard at work in the village of Urtsadzor as part of the Renewable Energy PrMORE


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05.02.2014

Bezoar Goats. Sound and safe

Bezoar Goats have been persecuted by hunters and poachers throughout the Southern Caucasus for decades and since the 1980s their populations have been steadily declining. But in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge, Bezoar Goats are protected – a conservation measure which is likely to mean that oMORE


05.02.2014

Grey Partridges in CWR

Check out the latest video recorded in CWR area. This time the trap cameras captured grey partridges – birds that never migrate. Although there are over 47 different types of partridges in the world, many of them are endangered. Grey partridges are recorded in the MORE


13.12.2013

CWR trap cameras finally recorded the Caucasian leopard with all its grace

It finally happened! CWR trap cameras finally recorded the Caucasian leopard with all its grace which kept us in suspense since 2012!  The video shows a well-nourished huge male, resting calmly in the grass. But it also revealed that this animal is special. Out of unknown reasons he has lost hiMORE


27.11.2013

The second video of a lynx taken at night provided more images of this beautiful animal

Less than a month after a remote camera caught a glimpse of a lynx in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR), a second video taken at night has provided even more images of this beautiful animal. Lynx are mostly active at nights when they come out to hunt hares and other small mammals. Specialists belieMORE


27.10.2013

SunChild Festival’s Animal Carnival Parade: Let the animals dance!

On October 27th finally the long expected Animal Carnival Parade brought a wild atmosphere to Yerevan’s streets. At 16:00 500 children and youth in fanciful animal costumes impatiently waited at Matenadaran to start the march down through Mashots Avenue to Northern Avenue.  Alongside with the cMORE


22.10.2013

CWR trap cameras recorded a young male Bezoar goat

This video was recorded in early autumn. The CWR trap cameras recorded a young male Bezoar goat walking around in rocky mountains. Around a three-four years ago it was nearly impossible to observe any sightings of this beautiful animals. The quantity of Bezoars is a direct indicator of CWR protectioMORE


22.10.2013

Funny martens in CWR

Check out a funny video recorded in early autumn about two Beech Martens playing  with each other. The Beech Marten is listed as Least Concern in the Red list of IUCN due to its large population. They are adaptable species, occurring in a number of open and forest habitats and currently found sMORE


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