ATP’s 2017 Calendar Highlights Our Work with Youth and Trees
Viva Chiva! That was our silly slogan as we drove south last month to break ground on ATP’s new nursery in Vayots Dzor. Our nurseries have provided hundreds of thousands of trees and much-needed jobs over the past 10-20 years. The new site in Chiva will greatly expand our operations in southern Armenia and Artsakh. ... read more
Education is Key to Developing Environmental Stewards and Sustaining Environmental Security
Why are these kids so excited?? Because they’re learning about how awesome and diverse Armenia’s ecosystem is! Seven years ago ATP launched our Building Bridges program, which has successfully introduced environmental education into schools throughout the diaspora. ... read more
We're crowdfunding to rebuild in Karin: Online gifts will be doubled so act today!
It didn't take long after our founding in 1994 to realize we needed to establish our own nursery. This allows us to monitor the quality and cost of our tree seedlings. We selected sites in the villages of Karin and Khachpar, newly established for Armenian refugees from Azerbaijan. The co-benefit was that we could provide jobs, and we became one of the only employers in the area. ... read more
Five Million Reasons to Celebrate
ATP is on the move! That’s the best way to describe the busy year we’re having. We have a full time staff of 60 people working in Armenia. They manage our three tree nurseries, are establishing a fourth and run two environmental education centers. ... read more