A Forest Nursery will be established in the territory of the Institute of Botany in Yerevan



Posted on 06 May 2013  | 
Zhirayr Vardanyan, Director of RA NAS “Institute of Botany" SNCO; Karen Manvelyan, Director of WWF Armenia; Arthur Alaverdyan, Project Coordinator of WWF Armenia
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In the framework of “Forest landscape restoration in Northern Armenia” project WWF supports to establishment of a forest nursery with 1.36 ha area in the territory of the Institute of Botany of RA National Academy of Science (RA NAS). The nursery is for ex-situ conservation of valuable and endangered species of flora as well as for future resettlement of forest ecosystems.

On May 2, in the headquarter of RA NAS “Institute of Botany" SNCO WWF Armenia and “Institute of Botany" SNCO officially signed a cooperation contract to start the establishment of the forest nursery.

The main goal of the “Forest landscape restoration in Northern Armenia” project is the restoration of forest ecosystems of Northern Armenia restoring the natural habitat of critically endangered plant and animal species as well as generating income for the local population of neighboring communities.

For further information:

Arthur Alaverdyan
Project Coordinator
Tel: +374 10 54 61 56 (ext. 17)
Email: aalaverdyan@wwfcaucasus.org

Gera Voskanyan
Partnership and Communications Manager
Tel: +374 10 54 61 56 (ext. 14)
Email: gvoskanyan@wwfcaucasus.org
Zhirayr Vardanyan, Director of RA NAS “Institute of Botany" SNCO; Karen Manvelyan, Director of WWF Armenia; Arthur Alaverdyan, Project Coordinator of WWF Armenia
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RA NAS “Institute of Botany" SNCO Staff
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Zhirayr Vardanyan, Director of RA NAS “Institute of Botany" SNCO, and Karen Manvelyan, Director of WWF Armenia, are signing cooperation contract
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Zhirayr Vardanyan, Director of RA NAS “Institute of Botany" SNCO and Karen Manvelyan, Director of WWF Armenia
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