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

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.


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Pike Will “Clean” the Irva Lakes

200 thousand young pikes were released to the Irva river (the Mezen tributary) in Udora district at the expense of the Silver Taiga Foundation for Sustainable Development on 30 June. The juvenile fish release was attended by Vladimir Maltsev, temporary acting head of the Komi branch of the Federal Fishery Agency (GlavRybVod), and Nikolay Zhilin, head of Udora district administration. 

Following Reserved Paths

Mondi Syktyvkar’s forestry division experts studied development specifics of intact forest massifs during the field workshop Regularities of the Landscape and Environmental Dynamics of the Pristine Taiga Forests held in the Pechoro-Ilych Reserve

Preventing Rash Action

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

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.

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