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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The Mezen is a Binding Thread

That was the name of the environmental and regional study round table meeting arranged at the central library of Mezen at one of the weekends in March. The meeting arranged through joint efforts of the Silver Taiga Foundation and the Mezen municipal library system was part of the Model River Mezen; it united people committed to preservation of the resources of our river and revival of economic and cultural contacts of near-Mezen districts in Komi and Arkhangelsk region, which used to be maintained for centuries.

Silver Taiga’s Owls Will “Fly Over” Syktyvdin District in April

Silver Taiga’s members have gathered a unique collection of souvenir owls made of various materials – wood, bark, bone, clay, glass, beads, wool, and even hay.

Silver Taiga Helped Youth Organization Etas and National Park from Arkhangelsk Region to Master GIS Technologies
Last week, a two-day seminar Potential of Forest Resources and Management Data Obtaining Through Earth Remote Sensing trained volunteers of the youth public organization. The event was supported by the World Wildlife Fund and arranged in the NGO’s office in Arkhangelsk. Employees of the Onezhskoye Pomorye National Park also studied the GIS technology basics alongside with volunteers.
How to Preserve and Enhance the Potential of Our Villages

On 23 March, 2017, the village of Yortom hosted the Developing Rural Tourism – Developing Rural Areas workshop for rural tourism facilitators and owners of guesthouses. 

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