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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 …

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 …

Algeti National Park, Georgia

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJzehJK5lPg&w=560&h=315] Not even a month has passed since Giorgi Aptsiauri, 25, joined the team of rangers in Algeti National Park, an …

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

Having work experience in sustainable and eco-tourism in their respective homelands of Germany and Estonia, Margarete (Greta) Hartmannsberger, 28, and Meriliis (Liis) …

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 …

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

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 …

Salome Idoidze

Patience, charm and a good sense of humour are all desirable qualities in a park ranger. Luckily, Salome Idoidze, 23—Georgia’s only female …

Mitrala National Park, Georgia

Adjara on the shores of the Black Sea. From the subtropical coastline, dotted with citrus plantations and seaside resorts, the lesser Caucasus …

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 …

Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, Georgia

In the chaos and economic collapse of post-Soviet Georgia, the country’s natural riches were seen by many as a resource to be …

Vashlovani Protected Areas © Agency of Protected Areas

Driving through Vashlovani Protected Areas, you could be forgiven for thinking you had been transported to another continent. Limestone canyons rise cathedral-like …

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 …

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

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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