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,
- Liquidation of the Ministry of Nature: Arguments «AGAINST» Have Not Been Considered
The representatives of Silver Taiga Foundation have prepared
and submitted a letter to the Head of the Komi Republic Sergei
Gaplikov with regard to his decision about combination of the Ministry of
Nature and the Ministry of Industry under the umbrella of the Ministry of
Industry taken on October 17.
- Monitoring of the Spawning Grounds Will Help to Evaluate the Mezen Salmon Population Dynamics
An annual research expedition on
monitoring of the spawning grounds of the Atlantic salmon population in the
Mezen has come to an end. The expedition was organized by Silver Taiga
Foundation under Model River Mezen Project.
- Syktyvkar Forest Institute Freshmen Walk Model Forest Routes
Silver Taiga representatives Alexander
Borovlyov and Nikolay Shilov spent the last two weeks of September showing
demonstration routes of Komi Model Forest to the first-year students of
Syktyvkar Forest Institute.
- International Forest School in Komi
- Komi hosted the International Forest Summer School course initiated by Syktyvkar Forest Institute and conducted with the support of the partners - Mondi Syktyvkar and Silver Taiga - from 5 to 10 September. International students join Syktyvkar Forest Institute students for this annual course.
- Monitoring of the Irva Lakes Started
- At the beginning of September the Foundation's environmentalists held a workshop for the fishers of the Irva branch of the AgroUdora cooperative to reinforce fish resources monitoring skills of the cooperative's members.