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6 June 2018—CNF celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala highlighting CNF’s work in Georgia and across the region. The event brought …

Caucasus Nature Fund Signing Ceremony in Berlin November 16th 2017

The German government  through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the KfW Development Bank (KfW), has contributed another …

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 …

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 …

Dilijan, Armenia

Meeting the Transcausian Trail’s Armenia staff in the glass-clad, ultra-modern setting of downtown Yerevan’s Impact Hub, it’s hard to imagine any of …

On Monday 27th June, CNF’s Executive Director Geof Giacomini, who has recently relocated to Tbilisi, met with the heads of Georgia’s Agency …

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 …

Spring is almost here and with it will come a new generation of leadership at the Caucasus Nature Fund. With some sadness …

The tournament in the village of Vakhani on the edges of Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, is a big affair, held every year at …

Female caspian red deer (Cervus elaphus maral), Armenia

The Caucasus Nature Fund is supporting an exciting new initiative to re-introduce Caucasian Red Deer to Armenia, decades after the species became …

Disappointed by a lack of souvenir shopping options after a visit to Georgia’s protected areas, Eva Maria Melchers—member of CNF’s advisory board—started …

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 …

Earth Hour, UN Circle, Tbilisi, Georgia © Onnik James Krikorian 2015

Last weekend on March 28, CNF and its local partners celebrated Earth Hour—symbolically switching off the city’s lights for 60 minutes 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 …

On Location in Borjomi-Khargauli National Park

During my recent visit to Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, I had a chance to switch roles for a day! I hung up my …

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 …

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 …

Lake Arpi NP, Armenia

2012 has been a big year for CNF—we are now supporting 9 parks in the South Caucasus and more than half way …

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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