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East Caucasian Tur, Capra caucasica cylindricornis

Our horses heaved and snorted as they pulled us up the steep, narrow ridge, deep in the forests of Lagodekhi. Their shoes …

Lagodekhi, Georgia

This blog post was written by David Morrison, former Executive Director of Caucasus Nature Fund, now Chair of CNF’s Board of Directors  When …

You’ll need a smartphone to see them, but virtual leopards have been on the prowl up and down Armenia this summer, as …

Bezoar goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus) at Lagodekhi, Geogia

Camera-traps installed in the forests of Lagodekhi Protected Areas in Eastern Georgia have captured images of a Bezoar goat, months after an …

Male Bezoar (Capra aegagrus aegagrus) at Lagodekhi, Georgia

Camera –traps installed in the forests of Lagodekhi Protected Areas in the mountains of Eastern Georgia have caught images of an unexpected …

Georgia’s Ministers of the Interior (Left), Environment (centre) and Finance (right) sign a memorandum on cooperation to tackle illegal activity in Georgia’s …

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 …

Biomonitoring with drone

CNF’s partner Nacres is currently developing and testing a drone device which will be used to monitor bio-diversity in Georgia’s Borjomi-Kharagauli national …

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 …

Fighting Bezoar Goats © WWF-Armenia/A.Malkhasyan

Because Armenia’s Khosrov Forest is only an hour or so from Yerevan, I have been there at least a dozen times over …

Horse back riders in Khrosov Forest Reserve Armenia

Remarks of David Morrison on the Occasion of the Signature of an MOU on Protected Areas Tourism Development in Armenia, February 2014 …

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 …

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