About Foundation

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.


Silver Taiga Coordination Council Has Approved the Foundation’s Activity
During the last meeting of Silver Taiga Coordination Council held on February, 28 the members of the Council reviewed and approved Silver Taiga Reports for the last year and Plans for 2017. 
HCVF Project Steering Committee Recommends More Active Outspread of Silver Taiga Experience in Russian Regions
Steering Committee of the High Conservation Value Forest project implemented by the Silver Taiga Foundation since 2008 held its annual meeting.
Forest Use Planning on Landscape Basis
Our website now has the new publication – Recommendations on the Landscape and Environmental Planning of the Forest Use with Account of the FSC Certification Requirements.
Forest Area Residents Discussed FSC Certification Issues

The first round table meeting under the cooperation between the Silver Taiga Foundation and World Wildlife Fund targeted to public involvement into environmental management and control of natural resources has been held this year. The event was attended by community representatives and NGOs of Komi and Arkhangelsk region and arranged at the Finno-Ugric Ethnic Park in Yb village.

Komi Protected Areas Network Development Experience Demanded Internationally
Nikolay Shuktomov, Silver Taiga coordinator of the forestry streams, took part in a two-day workshop to discuss preservation of high conservation value forests (HCVF) and their spatial connectivity within the Barents Region. The workshop was held in St.Petersburg as part of the BPAN international project (Supporting the establishment of a representative and efficiently manageable network of protected areas in the Barents Region).