10 Jan, 2020
By Arthur Harutyunyan and Jason Sohigian
Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and AUA’s Acopian Center for the Environment recently conducted the first ever “Forest Summit: Global Action and Armenia” conference in Armenia. The Summit gathered national and international experts from...READ MORE
19 Dec, 2019
Plant the right trees, in the proper places, to support communities and sustain ecosystems.
- Dr. Anthony S. Davis, interim dean and professor of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, at the inaugural “Forest Summit: Global Action and Armenia” at American...READ MORE
10 Dec, 2019
By Ani Melkonian
MIKHAYLOVKA, Lori--Following a year of 25th anniversary celebrations and the inaugural Forest Summit in October, Armenia Tree Project planted its six millionth tree this fall. At a time when tree planting is trending across the globe, ATP is thrilled to reach this milestone,...READ MORE
04 Dec, 2019
By Jason Sohigian
“WE DID IT – THANKS TO YOU!” That was the victorious headline of an email sent out by teenager Harry Nicholas Bonomo last month. Harry is a member of St. Gregory the Enlightener Armenian Church in Westchester, NY, a member of the ACYOA Juniors, and a freshman...READ MORE
26 Nov, 2019
By Sevag Ajemian
Ever since high school, I have been fascinated by the issue of climate change and what it could mean for our civilization. A couple of years ago, I had the honor of representing Armenia as a delegate to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Germany. This was shortly...READ MORE
15 Nov, 2019
By Jeanmarie Papelian, Executive Director
As we opened the inaugural Forest Summit at AUA last month, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan spoke these powerful words:
“We have the commitment and political will to protect and expand the forests in Armenia…I am confident...
14 Nov, 2019
Armenia Tree Project (ATP) founder and activist Carolyn Mugar was honored at last month’s “Forest Summit: Global Action and Armenia” in recognition of her decades of devotion to Armenia and its forests. Mugar, an Armenian-American who lives in the Boston area, has long been an advocate...READ MORE
13 Nov, 2019
By Ani Melkonyan
In the world of trees, one topic that never ceases to amaze is grafting. Grafting is essentially a method of cloning trees! Though it may sound like science fiction, grafting is very much a reality and a necessary technique used in tree nurseries and orchards around the...READ MORE
12 Nov, 2019
By Vivian Kasparian
As part of 25th anniversary celebrations, the non-profit organization Armenia Tree Project (ATP) was hosted by the Santikian Family for a house party on October 12th in Fresno, one of the oldest Armenian communities in the United States. The event highlighted ATP’s...
29 Oct, 2019
Innovations, insights, and education shared among the world forestry leaders provides hope for forest health in countries worldwide.
On October 23, 2019, the inaugural Forest Summit: Global Action and Armenia concluded three days of insights and shared learnings from some of the world’s...