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The day after CNF’s  10th Anniversary Gala, the CNF board de-camped to Borjomi Protected Areas, where it held a regular meeting and used …

The Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) is pleased to announce that Ted Jonas has been elected to the Fund’s Board of Directors, effective …

Someone I know said, “Travelling is writing poetry with your feet”. If that is true, over the past 6 months, I think …

Friends and partners of the Caucasus Nature Fund gathered in Tbilisi on June 20th to honour David Morrison for his work as …

In my last letter as the organization’s head, I am delighted to introduce my successor, CNF’s new Executive Director George (Geof) Giacomini. …

CNF’s out-going Executive Director, David Morrison, was awarded a special gold medal during a meeting last week with Armenia’s Minister of Nature …

10 June 2015—CNF celebrated its 5th anniversary of partnership with the Georgian government with a reception highlighting CNF’s work in Georgia and across …

Red Deer (Cervus elaphus maral), Armenia

The Caucasian Red Deer (Cervus elaphus maral) was widespread in Armenia during the late 19th century, large populations could be found in …

5 November 2014—Along with WWF and KfW, CNF co-hosted “Legends of Nature on Europe’s Border” a presentation and celebration of 15 years of …

Red Deer (Cervus elaphus maral) © Agency of Protected Areas, Georgia

The Caucasian red deer has been spotted in Tusheti Protected Areas after decades of absence. The Caucasian red deer or Cervus elaphus …

Pirikita Valley, Tusheti National Park Horseback riding, hiking and camping bring us close to nature. This passed June I went with two …

Press Release The Caucasus Nature Fund announced today that Bank of Georgia, through its charitable foundation Bank of Georgia Future Foundation, has …

Armenia tourism MoU signing

On February 21, 2014,  CNF, The National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia (NCFA), and the World Wide Fund for Nature in Armenia (WWF) signed …

In my capacity as chair of CNF’s board, from time to time, I venture out to get a closer look at the …

Khosrov Forest, Khosrov Forest Reserve, Armenia

I recently had the opportunity to take a wonderful horseback riding tour through Khosrov Forest State Reserve. In my capacity as National …

TBC Bank

  We are very pleased to announce that TBC Bank is our latest private sector partner. TBC, one of Georgia’s largest banks, …

ProCredit Signing

ProCredit Bank in Georgia renewed their support for CNF’s work in Lagodekhi Protected Areas. This latest grant makes ProCredit one of our …

USDOI Signing

On June 13th, 2013, Director of the Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF), Mr. David Morrison, Chairman of the Agency of Protected Areas (APA), …

The Bank of Georgia renewed their support for CNF’s work in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park (BKNP) in Georgia. This latest grant makes the …

Lagodekhi Protected Areas, Georgia © Agency of Protected Areas

Lagodekhi Reserve is situated in the greater Caucasus range. First established in 1912, it is the oldest protected area not only in …

Recent Caucasian leopard tracks in Armenia give new hope to conservationists working in the Caucasus. Villagers in the Shvanidzor and Syunik province as well as …

Road to Tusheti PA Credit: NACRES

As the first snow fell in the Greater Caucasus range, CNF program manager, Tea Barbakadze, headed to Tusheti Protected Areas for a peak …

BKNP fire fighting equipment

CNF Fire-Fighting Equipment Helps Put out Georgian National Park Forest Fires In February of 2009, the CNF’s first grant was to Borjomi Kharagauli …

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