18.04.2014

PRESS RELEASE

BARDZRAKASH ST. GREGORY MONASTERY TO PARTICIPATE IN 2014 WORLD MONUMENTS WATCH DAY ON APRIL 22MORE


08.04.2014

FPWC and VivaCell-MTS joint Earth Day Campaign 2014 kicked off with two events in Yerevan Zoo

The Earth Day Campaign 2014 kicked off on April 5th in Yerevan Zoo with a tree-planting event and a contest dedicated to the International Day of Birds. Like many organizations all over the world also the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) jointly with its generMORE


08.04.2014

Eco-tourism trainings started in Urtsadzor

In the frame of the project “Involving young villagers in nature conservation and ecotourism activities” funded by the Norwegian Embassy Small Grant Program the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) started an Eco-tourism training program. Thanks to an additional supMORE


04.04.2014

Every vote counted: Saving Armenia’s Leopard wins €30,000 grant

Thanks to an amazing support from the public, FPWC’s project Saving Caucasian Leopard has won a grant of €30,000 from National Geographic Germany.  In an online poll organised by the European Outdoor Conservation AssociMORE


04.04.2014

Press Release

April 22nd is worldwide celebrated as Earth Day. Like many organizations all over the world also the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) jointly with its general partner MORE


04.04.2014

New Project “Alternative Energy”

The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) together with its General Partner VivaCell-MTS is launching a new project with a kickoff event in the TsovagyMORE


20.03.2014

CWR in Itchy Feet Magazine

Check out the latest posts about CWR tourism in Itchy Feet Magazine-an online travel magazine for independent and adventurous travelers whMORE


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Cleanup at the St. Gregory Church (Bardzraqash) in Village Dsegh

A Cleanup at the St. Gregory Church (Bardzraqash) in Village Dsegh will take place on 22nd of the April within the Earth Day Campaign organized annually by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC). The event will also serve as a broader reach out and awareness raising campaign. This event is supported by the World Monuments Fund. Thanks to the effort of the Foundation of the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets the Bardzrakash St. Gregory Monastery has been included in the 2014 World Monuments Watch
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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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