We're Crowdfunding for a Forest Dedicated to the Armenians of Azerbaijan
Join us! We've initiated a campaign to celebrate the survival of the Armenians from Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan's ethnic cleansing campaign of its Armenian minority lasted from 1988 to 1990. Survivors fled, scattering around the entire world. ATP is memorializing those victims and survivors on the 30th anniversary with tree plantings in Talin. ... read more
Building a Green, Sustainable Armenia
Since 1994, ATP has used trees to help Armenians improve their standard of living and protect the global environment. We’ve planted over five million trees throughout Armenia and Artsakh, and brought environmental education to thousands of children in the US and Armenia. ... read more
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
"Get Rooted" with ATP in 2016
I am honored to work with the talented ATP team to achieve our goal of a secure, independent and sustainable Armenia through environmental education, reforestation and advocacy. With your support, ATP has been planting trees since 1994. We started during a very dark time. What a difference 21 years has made! ... read more
Our Calendar Connects Armenia’s Past with the Future
Thanks to your support, Armenia Tree Project has completed its twenty-first year of positive change in Armenia. Some of our accomplishments include: ... read more
Special Centennial Offer Will Connect You with Armenia’s Past and Future
"Where is Kotni?" That was the reaction from my son, Luke, when we presented a tree planting certificate for our new Living Century Initiative to my father, Roger. We dedicated a tree in memory of my grandfather, Andon, who was from the town of Kotni in Sebastia. ... read more
Reforestation. Environmental Education. Advocacy.
ATP's work throughout Armenia and Karabagh is incredibly important. Armenia faces environmental and demographic threats, and our programs are designed to overcome these threats. ... read more
Replant Your Roots. Join the Living Century Initiative!
What's Next? That’s the question I’ve heard most often from friends and colleagues after the centennial commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Well, we have an answer: plant a tree to remember your past and create a green future for Armenia. In remembrance of the Armenian Genocide ... read more
We've designed this new certificate for YOU
By now you may have seen us mentioned on the CONAN show. It was a huge honor and great fun to be associated with Conan O'Brien. We think it was the best shout-out ever! ... read more
Your support gives hope to people in rural Armenia!
What does "Get Rooted" mean to you? We've noticed people getting excited about the slogan, whether it's an auditorium bursting full of students in Glendale or a group of third graders touring our nursery in Karin Village on a class trip. ... read more
Our New Building Bridges Educational Newsletter Highlights Climate Change
After witnessing unprecedented hurricanes and the spread of wildfires in the US and Armenia this summer, the message is clear. We must act now to protect the environment. ... read more
What Bash Aparan Means for All of Us
When we plant trees at a memorial site in Armenia, focus is often on the meaning the site has to family and individuals closely affiliated with the person being memorialized. As with any permanent legacy, it is seen as a reminder of the lasting impact that someone will always have on our history and heritage. ... read more