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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Exploring the Core of the Verkhne-Vashka Intact Forest Massif

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

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.

SevLesPil Employees Improved Their FSC Certification Skills
Silver Taiga representatives arranged a three-day FSC certification training course for the employees of SevLesPil.
Silver Taiga’s Environmentalists Learnt about Polish River Resource Management Experience
With regard to the trip to Poland the Foundation's experts were focused on two key objectives - to learn about the methods of aquatic ecosystem assessment used in the country and to study the experience of fishery resource management. Both tasks are relevant for efficient implementation of Silver Taiga's projects aimed at building sustainable management of rivers and river resources.