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Biodiversity Monitoring – Tusheti Protected Areas

Implemented by the Caucasus Nature Fund, the “Enhancing Financial Sustainability of the Protected Areas System in Georgia” project provides financial, operational and …

Javakheti National Park. Photo: Netional Geographics Georgia, Elizabeth Streeter

By Joseph Alexander Smith   Javakheti National Park. Photo: National Geographics Georgia, Elizabeth Streeter It’s practically impossible to take a bad photo …

Mtirala National Park © APA, Georgia

It’s early October and – apart from a light mist curling up the verdant foothills of the Adjara-Imereti Mountain Range – the …

Trapped Tur, ready for getting a collar

In 1887, the British traveler and diplomat, Oliver Wardrop, crossed the fertile Alazani valley in search of adventure in the forested mountains …

It’s late November and the trees that cloak the hills around the Georgian spa town of Borjomi are still splashed with colour …

Yellow Water-Lily (Nuphar lutea) blossom, Lake Arpi National Park, Armenia

The Yellow Water-Lily, once flourishing throughout Armenia’s wetlands,  exists today only in the Akhuryan river in Lake Arpi National Park, and is …

Red Deer Stag, Breeding Center, Dilijan National Park, ArmeniaRed Deer Stag, Breeding Center, Dilijan National Park, Armenia

In 19th century Armenia, the Caucasian Red Deer (Cervus elaphus maral) wandered freely through the forests of this mountainous nation, however the …

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 …

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