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Komi Regional Non-Profit Foundation "Silver Taiga" was founded in 2002 on the basis of the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature). The Foundation is implementing Komi Model Forest, Forest Village and High Conservation Value Forests Projects, Komi Republic, Russia.

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Экологи Фонда посетили верховья реки Вычегды
29.07.2016
Final Advanced FSC Certification Course
28.07.2016
The final advanced FSC certification course - the last of the series of FSC consultant trainings arranged under the joint project of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF Russia) and the FSC Russian National Office (FSC Russia) - was held in Arkhangelsk region in June-July. The classes covered the topics of biodiversity preservation, forestry management in unique karst landscapes, the EIA procedure, cooperation with stakeholders, and others. That time, the participants were not divided into two groups, but were trained together as a team.
Upbringing is Needed for Kids First of All, Not for Adults!
29.06.2016

The Summer Ichthyological School was arranged from June 18 to 26 in the village of Bolshaya Pyssa, Udora district, under the Model River Mezen project jointly with the Usogorsk Children's Activity Center with the involvement of the Republic Center of Specially Protected Natural Areas. The School welcomed kids from various residential areas, such as Usogorsk, Syktyvkar, Bolshaya Pyssa and Yb. 17 people in total, including four adults and 13 schoolchildren, participated in the School's activities.

Exploring the Core of the Verkhne-Vashka Intact Forest Massif
24.06.2016

An international expedition to the central part of the Verkhne-Vashka Intact Forest Massif – some of the remaining vast intact landscape still preserved in the middle subzone of the European taiga, was arranged by the Silver Taiga Foundation from 6 to 17 June 2016. The expedition aimed at scientific justification of organizing a Specially Protected Natural Area (SPNA) in the basin of the Osa, the Vashka river tributary.

Rural Regions Development: Conference in Akureyri
09.06.2016

Silver Taiga Director Yury Pautov took part in the 4th Nordic Ruralities Conference held on May 22-24 in the University of Akureyri town, Iceland.