On April 21 the tree planting and cleanup day will be effected in specially protected areas of nature of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA
The RA Ministry of Nature Protection announced a month of Pan-Armenian tree planting within the framework of which reforestation and afforestation activities will be conducted within the 80 hectare area of forestries of all RA regions and specially protected areas of nature, planting 165 thousand saplings.
The universal trade-industrial expo-forum launched
On April 20 the 5th three-day International Tourism Exhibition: “In Tour Expo 2018” started in Yerevan Expo Center, thereby symbolizing the opening of 2018 touristic season in Armenia.
The environmental component of " Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development" was submitted
A two-day national workshop on "Promoting Sustainable Development in Armenia through Preliminary and Middle Level Vocational Education" launched in Yerevan. The event is held in the context of the implementation of UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development.
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.