14 June 2017 – The Silver Taiga Foundation for Sustainable Development was entered to the register of “non-profit organizations exercising functions of a foreign agent” by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

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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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Preventing Rash Action
22.06.2017

The Foundation’s staff conducted a training course in FSC certification environmental aspects for employees of SLDK ltd.

How do you correctly delineate landscape boundaries? How do you define rare species? Why is it important to imitate natural forest dynamics when cutting? These and many other questions were answered by Silver Taiga’s representatives Nikolay Shilov and Alexander Borovlyov for SLDK ltd. personnel during the three-day course.

About Forest Certification – to the Heads of the Rural Settlements
19.06.2017

Silver Taiga representatives conducted a training workshop on the voluntary forest FSC- certification for the heads of the rural settlements from Syktyvdin district of Komi on June 15.

The Silver Taiga Foundation Entered to Register of “Non-Profit Organizations Exercising Functions of a Foreign Agent”
15.06.2017

14 June 2017 – The Silver Taiga Foundation for Sustainable Development, with the history of its environmental projects in forestry districts of the Komi Republic lasting since 2002, was entered to the register of “non-profit organizations exercising functions of a foreign agent” by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.

Coordination Council’s Journey Amidst High Waters of the Mezen and Irva
14.06.2017

Coordination Council assessed the Silver Taiga Foundation’s efforts through immersion into the project activity.

A regular face-to-face meeting of the Coordination Council of the Silver Taiga Foundation was held on 6-7 June 2017. Przemyslaw Majewski, Coordination Council Chairman, Mikhail Karpachevsky, Marcelo Levi, Natalia Sedusova, Council members, and the Foundation director Yury Pautov discussed the current status of the Foundation, reviewed its financial reports, the information about the changed staff, and the issues related to the High Conservation Value Forests and Model River Mezen projects. A special focus was given to 2017 plans implementation and mid-term perspectives of the Foundation.

Yury Pautov – Honoured Environmentalist of the Komi Republic
06.06.2017
Yury Pautov, director of the Silver Taiga Foundation for Sustainable Development, was awarded the title of the Honoured Environmentalist of the Komi Republic by order of the Governor of the Republic.

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