13 Nov, 2018
A group of scientists has declared that our planet's future climate is inextricably tied to the future of its forests.
The statement was released in October to coincide with the release by the prominent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of a long-awaited report that paints...
26 Oct, 2018
By Jason Sohigian
The Deirbadrossians have taken support for ATP to another level. They volunteered at events in Los Angeles, planted trees during visits to Armenia, and have even hosted a benefit reception at their home. Beyond that, their son Peter played the lead role in our Building...
24 Sep, 2018
Armenia--This tiny village with a population of 300 in the Sasunik district of Aragatsotn is attracting visitors from all over the world. The village boasts no historical
monuments, churches, museums, or galleries. What it does have is a tree nursery where Armenia’s supply of green goodness...
15 Sep, 2018
September 15, 2018 is declared as World Cleanup Day. One-hundred-fifty countries have already joined the movement: USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, France, Spain, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, Jordan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South...READ MORE
10 Sep, 2018
By Jeanmarie Papelian, Executive Director
On behalf of our leadership and the staff of ATP I am delighted to share the second issue of Trees for Life which has several articles that I am sure you will find interesting. We highlight several aspects of our work that you may not be familiar...
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...