Illegally-held bear cub in Gyumri was transfered to the Zoological Garden of Yerevan
Due to the consistent works of Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA, on April 16 a bear cub illegally seized in one of the houses of Gyumri was handed to the Regional Division of Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body; afterwards the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) transferred the bear cub to the Zoological Garden of Yerevan.
The tree planting works in specially protected areas of nature and subdivisions under the subordination of State Committee of Forest
"Reserve Park Complex" SNCO effected the tree-planting and cleaning activities within the 1.55 hectare area, planting 850 saplings (300 saplings were planted within the 0.5 hectare area of “Soranner” arboretum of Berd, 50 saplings were planted within the 0.5 hectare area of Ijevan arboretum, 500 saplings were planted within the 0.05 hectare area of “Jrvezh” forest park).
Annual conference on “Ecotourism in Armenia”
On April 14 the third annual conference on “Ecotourism in Armenia” took place in the American University of Armenia (AUA). The conference focused on enhancing ecotourism development in Armenia, suggesting a platform for exchange of ideas and experience, as well as creating a network of stakeholders.
A tree planting dedicated to the April Four-Day Warfare
On April 11 Head of Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body Eghish Terteryan and Vayoc Dzor Region Governor Harutyun Sargsyan participated in the event dedicated to the 2nd anniversary of the April Four-Day Warfare organized by Vayoc Dzor Regional Division of the Inspection Body.
The inception workshop on “Artik city closed stone pit waste and flood management pilot project” was held
On April 12 “Environmental Project Implementation Unit” State Institution of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection held the inception workshop on “Artik city closed stone pit waste and flood management pilot project” in Artik urban municipal community administration.
The staff of Junior nature-lover’s club expands
On the initiative of Information and Public Relation Department of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection Staff, new schools have been included in Junior nature-lover’s club.
The Caucasian Leopard returns to “Khosrov Forest” state reserve
The camera traps of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have captured the Caucasian leopard in “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve for the first time in the history of the reserve. The leopard is a young male which has not been detected by any camera trap.
State Committee of Forest of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA responds to the call
In response to the video that Head of "Eco House and Camp" initiative Gor Hovhannisyan circulated, we inform that according to the author of the video, the mentioned area is the right side part of Khachaghbyur River gorge, the 1st unit of Ijevan Forestry Enterprise of "Ijevan Forestry" Branch of “ArmForest” SNCO.
One month of Pan Armenian tree planting launches
The Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia announces the month of Pan-Armenian tree planting.
Forest reforestation and renewal activities will be effected within approximately 80 hectares in forestry enterprises, specially protected areas of nature of nearly all regions of the Republic of Armenia, which will also be conducted through tree plantings.
Public reviews will be held over the evaluation report over the extension and mining at Balahovit basalt mine, submitted by “Stone Land” LLC
Public reviews of reconstruction and expanding draft of the trade centre in 16 Gay Avenue, submitted by “A & P Group” LLC, will be held
When the objective is to perform an order
Hayacq.am website has recently released a "superficial statement" saying that “according to reliable information, it turns out that Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan is the owner of one of the most efficient SHPPs functioning under Herher reservoir".
"Woman and Nature" exhibition in State Museum of Nature of Armenia
"Woman and Nature" exhibition took place in State Museum of Nature of Armenia of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection, where the works of over 12 painters of Artists' Union of Armenia were presented. The exhibition was dedicated to Motherhood and Beauty Day- April 7.
The session of the Council of “Sevan” national park took place
Chaired by Minister Artsvik Minasyan, the session of the Council of “Sevan National Park” SNCO was held at the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA.
Awareness-raising seminars for advocates of RA Shirak Region
National Focal Point to the Aarhus Convention on "Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters" Haykanush Parsamyan conducted a training seminar on “Sources of International Law and Legal Developments on Access to Justice under the Aarhus Convention in the Republic of Armenia” (29.03.2018) for the member advocates of the Board of the Chamber of Advocates in Region Center-Gyumri, Shirak Region.