01 Sep, 2018
Malatia-Sebastia, colloquially known as Bangladesh, is one of the most densely populated districts of Yerevan. Although Armenia Tree Project (ATP) has helped transform the landscape by greening various community sites and six parks there, the district is comparatively dry. Ask any Bangladeshtsi and they’ll...READ MORE
16 Aug, 2018
Last summer, after a major fire broke out in Khosrov Forest, Armenia Tree Project (ATP) jumped into action to educate and inform the public about their role in the survival of Armenia's delicate forests. Similar to California and Europe, Armenia has been affected by drought and more extreme weather...READ MORE
20 Jul, 2018
The Armenian world lost one of its pillars with the passing of Rev. Fr. Dajad Davidian on July 14, 2018. Fr. Dajad served as Pastor of St. James Armenian Church in Watertown from 1969 to 1999, and was known for his faith, eloquence, sense of humor, and down to earth style that endeared him to...
19 Jul, 2018
This year's Smithsonian Folklife Festival highlighted Armenia with two weeks of exhibitions that were visited by hundreds of thousands of people on the National Mall. The "Armenia: Creating Home" festival featured artisan craft traditions, wine, food, art, and music.
17 Jul, 2018
Armenia is the home to approximately 3,600 plant species, 123 of which are endemic or found nowhere else on the planet. Many of these plants are in jeopardy of becoming endangered through increased deforestation, overuse of water and other resources, and development of land that once provided...
01 Jul, 2018
By Jeanmarie Papelian, Executive Director
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...
24 Jun, 2018
Armen Poladian is one of ATP's volunteer ambassadors from Cambridge, Ontario. He got involved with ATP for two noble reasons: love and respect for his motherland, and love and respect the planet.
"The fundamental idea of leaving the planet in a better state than we found it engulfs...
13 Jun, 2018
RIND, Armenia--May 25 was a special day in Rind, a beautiful village in Armenia’s southern wine region of Vayots Dzor, as students, teachers, and families gathered to celebrate “last bell” marking the end of the school year.READ MORE
11 Jun, 2018
The major uses of freshwater resources in Armenia are agriculture, hydropower, and drinking water. Climate change projections being made by scientists predict that Armenia, currently considered water abundant, could be at risk of not having enoughffresh waterto adequately supply its population...
30 Mar, 2018
ATP's chief nursery propagator Tigran Palazyan knew at a very young age that he would make a career out of growing and experimenting with plants. When he was a boy of 6–7 years old, his uncle set aside a plot of land at their home, brought him a truckload of fresh soil, and said "this is your area to...READ MORE