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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 …

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

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

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

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 …

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 …

Sometimes your first impression is: this place is beautiful, enchanting, magical. But over the years and after many visits,you can come to …

Shahdagh National Park, Azerbaijan

Mid-June and I’m back in Caucasus nature—this time in Azerbaijan—to check on our first steps to support the development of the national …

mud volcano, Azerbaijan

  Mid-June and I’m back in Caucasus nature—this time in Azerbaijan—to check on our first steps to support the development of the …

  Mid-June and I’m back in Caucasus nature—this time in Azerbaijan—to check on our first steps to support the development of the …

Khosrov Forest Reserve, Armenia

Mid-April, CNF’s Armenia national coordinator Arman Vermishyan and I set off for a closer look at some of the Armenian protected areas …

Lake Goshi in Dilijan National Park, Armenia

Mid-April, CNF’s Armenia national coordinator Arman Vermishyan and I set off for a closer look at some of the Armenian protected areas …

Lake Sevan, Artanish peninsula, Armenia

Mid-April, CNF’s Armenia national coordinator Arman Vermishyan and I set off for a closer look at some of the Armenian protected areas …

Kazbegi National Park, Georgia

Late March I was in Georgia again to sign our 2013 grants and meet with our partners at the Agency of Protected …

At year-end 2012 we received a new Euro 7 million grant from the German government through its Ministry of Economic Cooperation and …

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 …

© WWF-Armenia/A. Heidelberg

The core of the CNF mission is to support protected areas. People often ask me a very simple and direct question—why protected …

Each charity is different.  When choosing a charity, one point I always try to consider is whether its mission is well defined …

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