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The second group of volunteers of “BarevTrails” eco-tourism development project has completed its work in Arpa Protected Landscape

On September 21-28 volunteers from Germany, Switzerland and Spain participated in the “BarevTrails” eco-tourism development project which took place in Arpa (formerly Gnishik) Protected Landscape. The project was initiated by WWF Armenia and Swiss Wesser Foundation, supported by the “Trails for change” NGO. The project is aimed at the development of ecotourism in protected areas of Armenia. During a week volunteers performed the following activities: – Improved “Bezoar Goat”, “Noravank”…

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WWF-Armenia together with Wesser Foundation: BarevTrails project in Tatev, Armenia

Tatev is a village in the Syunik region of Southern Armenia, which has recently established itself as a hotspot for tourism. Tatev is also the name given to the monastery in the village and to the planned National Park, which will incorporate the breath-taking Vorotan Gorge; the first site of the BarevTrails ecotourism development project. BarevTrails aims to encourage sustainable and educational ecotourism for adventurous travellers. Their volunteers work to…

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The first group of volunteers of “BarevTrails” eco-tourism development program has completed its work

On May 19-26, 35 volunteers from Armenia and various European countries (Great Britain, Germany, and Switzerland) participated in the “BarevTrails” eco-tourism development project initiated by the WWF Armenia and the Swiss Wesser Foundation. The project has been supported by the “Trails for change” NGO. This is the first phase of a three-year project, within the framework of which the following work was done at the “Planned Tatev national park”; “Tandzatap”…

200 volunteers from Europe will participate in ecotourism promotion in the protected areas of Armenia

WWF-Armenia and Weser Foundation are launching a “BarevTrails” project for ecotourism development in Armenia. The main objective of the project is creating and improving ecotourism infrastructure in the protected areas of Southern Armenia (Khosrov Forest State Reserve, Gnishik Protected Landscape, Tatev Planned National Park and Zangezur Biosphere Complex). During the first phase of the project 200 volunteers from Switzerland, Spain, Great Britain and Germany will arrive in Armenia to participate…