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Ijevan Preserve
Year of establishment - 16.11.1971 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 375) Occupied area – 5908 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - «Hayantar» SNCO Location – Northern Armenia, Tavush Marz, slopes of Ijevan and Kayen Mountainous Ranges, River Aghstev Basin. 900-2100 m above sea level Protected object – Rare and valuable animal species - brown bear, roe-deer, black grouse and other fores...
2016-04-30 16:19:53
Zikatar Preserve
Year of establishment - 08.04.2010 (RA Governments Decree No.380-Ն) Occupied area –150 ha Departmental subordination – RA Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia Managing organization - «Zikatar» environmental center» SNCO Location – RA Tavush Marz, slopes of Gugarats Ranges. 1250-1650 m above sea level Protected object – forest natural ecosystems  
2016-04-30 16:15:45
Zangezur Preserve
Year of establishment - 15.10.2009 (RA Governments Decree No.1187-Ն) Occupied area – 17 368.77 ha Departmental subordination – RA Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia Managing organization - <<Shikahogh>> State Reserve>> SNCO Location – Southern Armenia, Syunik Marz, slopes of Easterner Zangezur Mountainous Range. 2600-3904m above sea level Protected object –meadow steppe, alpine ecosystems
2016-04-30 16:11:04
Goravan Sands Preserve
Year of establishment -29.01.1959 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 20) Occupied area – 95.99 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia Managing organization - «Khosrov Forest» State Reserve>> SNCO Location – Central Armenia, Ararat Marz, inclined flat areas of Ararat valley, on the southern outskirts of the town Vedi, nearby the village Goravan. 920-980 m above sea level Protected object – Remnant sands with...
2016-04-30 16:00:49
Goris Preserve
Year of establishment -06.11.1972 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Order No. 775) Occupied area – 1850 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - «Hayantar» SNCO Location – Southern Armenia, Syunik Marz, basins of the River Vorotan and its tributaryVararakn. 1400-2800 m above sea level Protected object – Forest ecosystems typical for the region, threatened species of flora and fauna  
2016-04-30 15:58:21
Gyulagarak Preserve
Year of establishment -13.09.1958 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 341) Occupied area – 2 576 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - <<Hayantar>> SNCO Location – Northern Armenia, Lori Marz, slopes of Bazum and Gugark Mountainous Ranges surrounding Lori depression. 1300-1850 m above sea level Protected object – Relict pine forests
2016-04-30 15:54:51
Juniper Forest Preserve
Year of establishment -13.09.1958 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 341) Occupied area – 3 312 ha Departmental subordination –the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia Managing organization - ««Sevan National Park» SNCO Location – Eastern Armenia, Gegharkunik Marz, slopes of Areguney and Sevan MountainousRanges surrounding Lake Sevan. 1950-2500 m above sea level Protected object – Unique relict juniper and oak open woodlands with typic...
2016-04-30 15:51:07
Getik Preserve
Year of establishment -16.11.1971 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 375) Occupied area – 6000 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - «Hayantar» SNCO Location – Eastern Armenia, Gegharkunik Marz, River Getik Basin (right tributary of River Aghstev). 1500-2700 m above sea level Protected object – Rare and valuable animal species - roe-deer, brown bear, wild boar, black grouse and other fores...
2016-04-30 15:35:07
Gangzakar Preserve
Year of establishment - 16.11.1971 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 375) Occupied area – 6800 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - «Hayantar» SNCO Location – Northern Armenia, Tavush Marz. River Paytajur Basin (right tributary of River Aghstev). 820-890m above sea level Protected object – Rare and valuable animal species - brown bear, roe-deer, black grouse and other forest species; mo...
2016-04-30 15:32:19
Boghakar Preserve
Year of establishment -10.08.1989 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 400) Occupied area– 2 728 ha Departmental subordination –the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia Managing organization - ««Arevik National Park» SNCO Location – Southern Armenia, Syunik Marz, slopes of Southern Zangezur Mountainous Range. 1400-2100 m above sea level Protected object – Typical species of Armenian flora and fauna 
2016-04-30 15:21:20
Pine of Banx Preserve
Year of establishment -29.01.1959 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 20) Occupied area– 4ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - «Hayantar» SNCO Location – Central Armenia, Kotayk Marz, Marmarik River Basin, northern slopes of Tsakhkunyats Mountainous Range. 1800-2000 m above sea level Protected object – Unique planted stands of pine of Banx 
2016-04-30 14:45:37
Arzakan-Meghradzor Preserve
Year of establishment -16.11.1971, ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 375 Occupied area – 14500 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - «Hayantar» SNCO Location – Central Armenia, Kotayk Marz, Marmarik and Dalarik River Basins of Hrazdan region. 1600-2100 m above sea level Protected object – Rare and valuable animal species-brown bear, roe-deer, black grouse and other forest species 
2016-04-30 14:30:54
Aragats Alpine Preserve
Year of establishment – 29.01.1959 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 20) Occupied area - 300 haDepartmental subordination – the Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia Managing organization - «A.I. Alikhanian National Scientific Laboratory» (Yerevan Physics Institute) Fund Location – Central Armenia, Aragatsotn Marz, southern slope of the Mount Aragats with adjacent alpine meadows. 3200-3350 m above sea level Protected object - “Kare”...
2016-04-30 14:25:33
Arjatkhleni Preserve
Year of establishment – 13.09.1958 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. P-341) Occupied area- 40 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia Managing organization - «Hayantar» SNCO Location – Northern Armenia, Tavush Marz, Khakhaghaghbyur River Basin, northern slopes of Ijevan Mountainous Range. 1500-1800 m above sea level Protected object - Relict groves of yew and hazel-nut (Corylus Colurna) 
2016-04-30 14:21:13
Akhnabat Yew - Tree Grove Preserve
Year of establishment – 13.09.1985 (ArmSSR Council of Ministers Decree No. 341) Occupied area- 25 ha Departmental subordination – the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia Managing organization - ««Dilijan» national park» SNCO Location – North-Eastern Armenia, Tavush Marz, Polad River Basin, southeastern slopes ofMiapor Mountainous Range, near the village Aghavnavank. 1400-1700 m above ea level  Protected object - Unique relict yew grove wit...
2016-04-30 14:15:30
Khosrov Forest State Reserve
Khosrov Forest State Reserve (Armenian: Խոսրովի անտառ պետական արգելոց), is a national park in Armenia. Khosrov Forest State Reserve is also known as the Khosrov Forest, the Khosrov Reserve and the Khosrov Forest State Reserve. The Khosrov State Reserve is one of the oldest protected areas in the world. The reserve is located in the Ararat Province in south-western Armenia, to the south-east of the capital of Armenia, Yerevan covering the branches of the Geghama Ridge. It is a noted area in the...
2016-04-30 14:08:25
Erebuni State Reserve
Erebuni state natural reserve was established in 1981. Its goal is protection the wild species of wheat and other cereals in their natural growing places. It is in South-east from Yerevan between villages Musharbyur and Geradir. The altitude above sea level is 1300-1400m. The area is 89 hectares. In the reserve are growing three of four species of wild wheat known to the science: Trititcum urartu, T. beoticum and T. araraticum, which have large intraspecific diversity. Besides the wild wheat in...
2016-04-30 13:57:42
Alarm Signal from Ijevan Forests: Tree Massacre Continuing
Alarms about the massive deforestation are going on. Another alarm from Tavush region according to which in Ijevan forest area of "Forest" SNCO, Ministry of Agriculture there are a lot of illegal deforestations. The whole day in different directions voices of electric saws are heard in the forest. Scattered wood sawdust is fresh and the stubs are blacked in order to creat the impression as if the trees were cut down formerly.  
2016-04-30 10:43:04
Arevik National Park
Arevik National Park, is one of the four protected national parks of the Republic of Armenia. Occupying an area of 344 km2, it is located in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Invertebrates Among over 150 species of butterflies recorded in the national park, there are several species included in Red Book of the Republic of Armenia. Those are: Parnassius mnemosyne, Parnassius apollo, Papilio alexanor, Pontia chloridice, Colias aurorina, Polyommatus zarathustra, and others. Ranges of some ...
2016-04-29 17:29:37
Dilijan National Park
Dilijan National Park, is one of the 4 protected national parks of the Republic of Armenia. Occupying an area of 240 km², it is located in the north-eastern Tavush Province of Armenia. It is known for its forest landscapes, rich biodiversity, medicinal mineral water springs, natural and cultural monuments. Dilijan National Park was established in 2002 on the basis of the state nature reserve, which in its turn was established in 1958 on the basis of the former Dilijan and Kuybishev forest ...
2016-04-29 17:22:37
Lake Arpi National Park
Lake Arpi National Park, is one of the 4 protected national parks of the Republic of Armenia. Occupying an area of 250 km², it is located in the north-western Shirak Province of Armenia. Fored in 2009, it is located around the Lake Arpi at the Shirak and Javkheti plateau, at a height of 2000 meters above sea level. The park is surrounded by the Yeghnakhagh mountains from the west and the Javakheti Range from the northwest.  
2016-04-29 17:17:34
Silky Rosegill: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Cap is from 7 to 25 cm across, which varies in colour from white to yellowish, yellowish–milky then light yellow– lemon–coloured. At first it is ball–shaped, then bell–shaped or semispread with a hillock. It is dry, velvety, consist hair–like fibres, slightly scaly, smooth in the centre. Flesh is white. It has nice mushroom taste. Gills are white, gradually pink, crowded, thin, thickened in the centre. Stipe...
2016-04-29 17:02:08
Thimble Morel: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. VU– Vulnerable. Brief description. Fruit bodies are up to 10 cm high, straight. Cap is 1–3 x 1–1,5 cm across. The upper part is light brown, the lower part is white, thimble–like, bell–shaped or egg–shaped, slightly wavy or folded with free margins. Flesh is thin, candle–like without any specific taste or smell. Stipe is 5–10 x 1–1,5 cm, whitish, light yellowish, with mealy surface, very brittle. Sporosacs (asci) are cylindrical an...
2016-04-29 16:57:42
Summer Truffle: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. DD – Data Deficient. Brief description. Fruit bodies are 2,5–10 cm across, brown, olive– coloured, black, globose or tuberous, fleshy, covered with large pyramidal warts (from 2–10 mm across). Flesh is white, yellowish or greyish, whitish, convolute with marble–like fibrilles, having slight pleasant mushroom smell. Sporosacs (asci) contain 2–8 spores, ellipsoidal and are situated inside the fruit body. Spores are 24–45 x 15–30 µm, ...
2016-04-29 16:53:28
Cedrus Bolete: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. CR – Critically Endangered. Brief description. Cap is from 9–12 cm across, yellow–brownish, mucous, pulvinate at first convex then flat. Young fruit bodies have folded margins. When mature margins are bumped. Flesh varies in colour from yellow–olive–coloured to light pink. Tubes are yellow– olive–coloured to brownish. The young fruit bodies are narrow. Mature ones are up to 2 mm width. Stipe is 6–8 x 1–2,5 cm, yellow in the upper p...
2016-04-29 16:49:59
Larch Bolete: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Cap is from 3–14 cm across, brownish, brick– coloured, yellowish–lemon coloured or rusty. It is pulvinate, then flat, with wide hillock, mucous with remnants of volva which reaches up to the double ring. Internal part of the ring is mucous and the surface is pruinose and thick. Flesh is pale yellow in the cap, lemon–orange in the stipe, with pleasant mushroom smell and taste. Tubes are narrow, yellowish, when touched tu...
2016-04-29 16:46:34
Cone-shaped mushroom: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. VU– Vulnerable. Brief description. Cap is from 5 to 15 cm across, ash–grey, greyish– brown, thick fleshy, at first globose, then flat, large, mouse–grey, imbricated, covered with large, thick, wart–like scales. Flesh is ash–grey, when cut blackens. It has no specific taste and smell. Tubes and pores are ash–grey at first, then dark brown. When cut mature ones blacken. Spore print is brown. Spores are 9–15 x 7–12 µm, dark...
2016-04-29 16:43:59
Sarcosoma globose: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. CR – Critically Endangered. Brief description. Fruit body is 3–12 cm across, spherical when young, dish–shaped, with thin margins. The surface is dark brownish, shiny, slightly wrinkled. Hymenium is black–brownish. Wet fruit body is colourless, watery with gelatinous content. Sometimes the weight reaches up to several hundred grams. When dry flattens. Spores are 20–28 x 7–10 µm, colourless, ellipsoidal. Distribution. Generally in Europe, Nort...
2016-04-29 16:40:37
Wrinkled Peach: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Cap is 4–8 cm, at first bright coral–coloured, reddish or apricot–pink, sided with folded edges/margins. The surface covered with gelatinous cuticle when moist. When dry it is achromatic, reticulate, wrinkled. Flesh is pink with pleasant apricot smell and bitter taste. Gills are 0.5 cm width, paler then cap, bulky, free or adnexed. Stipe is 1–5 x 0,5–1,5 cm long with pink colour, eccentric, sometimes central, meal...
2016-04-29 16:37:30
Desert Shaggy Mane: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. VU– Vulnerable. Brief description. Fruit bodies are up to 25 cm long. Peridium is 3–6 x 1–3 cm, egg–shaped or ellipsoid. Exoperidium is scaly, usually falls when mature. Endoperidium is thin, the outer layer is white and leather–coloured, sometimes rusty, at first smooth, shiny or filamentous, wrinkled then ruptured. Stipe is 5–7 x 0,2–7 cm covered with white, brittle, twisted, with fastly abolishing scales, at the base bulbous thickened, some...
2016-04-29 16:35:27
Oyster mushroom: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. VU– Vulnerable. Brief description. Cap is from 5 to 15 cm across, white, yellow–grey, smooth or scaly, fleshy flat or convex, slightly excentric. Flesh is white with pleasant taste and smell. Gills are white with greyish colouring, shallow and wide, decurrent. Stipes 3–5 x 1–2 cm, whitish, hard, excentric. Spore print is white. Spores are 8–14 x 4–5,5 µm, colourless, spindle–shaped, smooth. Distribution. Generally in Europe, Asia, North...
2016-04-29 16:33:22
Nest Cap: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Cap is from 3–10 cm across. When fresh it is crimson–pink or orange–yellow. Dry fruit bodies are yellow–brown, flat or convex, velvety. Flesh is slightly pink, yellowish, reddish–yellow. When dry it is white, with unpleasant smell and taste. Gills are of brighter colour than the cap. Stipe is absent. Spore print is light brownish. Spores are 5–6 x 2,5–3,5 µm, ellipsoid or bean–like, smooth....
2016-04-29 16:31:06
Stinkhorn: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Young, closed fruit bodies are from 3–4 cm across, white, ovoid, oval–shaped, sometimes spherical. Mature ones are large up to 30 cm long. Peridium is three–layered, the outer and inner layers are pruinose and smooth, the middle layer is gelatinous. Peridium splitting into 2–4 parts: lobes which remain at the base of the fruit body having the shape of cup–like volva. Receptacle consists cylindrical, 15–20 x ...
2016-04-29 16:28:11
Pepper pot: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. CR – Critically Endangered. Brief description. Fruit bodies are from 2–10 cm across, greyish, spherical when young. Exoperidium is thick, scaly, splitting into 10–12 pointed rays/lobes. Endoperidium is spherical or flat on the top, greyish brown or silver glance, set on 3–5 mm long, cylindrical, short stalks. Several minor, round pores open on the upper part of the endoperidium. Gleba is brown. Capillitium consists of simple or slightly branched filaments which...
2016-04-29 16:22:57
Ravenel’s Stinkorn: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. DD – Data Deficient. Brief description. Young fruit bodies are from 2–3 cm across, acuminate, egg–shaped. Peridium is yellowish, pruinose covers the fine white membrane under which the reddish or pink stipe is situated. Stipe is 5–10 cm long, 1cm width, reddish, it turns into acuminate capitulum on the top. Capitulum is covered with slime, brown, olive–coloured and smooth gleba which has unpleasant, disgusting smell. Spores are 3,5–4,5 x 1,5–2...
2016-04-29 16:17:33
Dog Stinkorn: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Fruit bodies are 3–4 cm across, oviform or egg– shaped when young. Peridium is white, tears into lobes. Receptacle is cylindrical, stuffed, spongy. Stipe is 10–15 cm long, 0,4–1 cm in width, orange–yellowish, surmounted by the narrow conical or reddish–orange head/capitulum. Capitulum is covered with slime, olive–coloured gleba, that has unpleasant, disgusting smell. Spores are 4–5 x 1,5–2,...
2016-04-29 16:14:42
Desert Inky Cap: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. VU– Vulnerable. Brief description. Young fruit body is up to 3 cm across white, yellowish, subglobose. Peridium is membranous, when tears the stipe protrudes. Cap is from 1 to 6 cm across, yellowish, radially cracked, squarrose with lamelliform lobes. Gills are 0,6–0,1 cm, width, when mature black, crumbling, with wavy margins, covered with hymenium. Stipe is 6–25 x 0,5–2 cm white, yellowish, fleshy when young. When mature it is woody, covered with minor, yello...
2016-04-29 16:11:51
Giant Polypore: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Fruit body is 0,5–0,8 m across, globose, consisting of numerous branched fan–shaped caps on short stipes, which are attached to convex, thickened bulbous main stipe. Caps are hemispherical, imbricate, fleshy. When dry it is woody, the surface is brownish or light brown, wrinkled, with minor scales without shine. The margins are wavy. Flesh is firm fleshy with light colouring. When cut it fastly darkens getting black colour. It has ...
2016-04-29 16:07:18
Shaggy Parasol: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Cap is 10–18 cm across, the colour varies from grey to brownish, brown in the centre, spherical, then hemispherical, cracked, covered with large, seldom scales. Flesh is white, reddens when cut. Gills are free, lanceolate, with colarium, at first white then redish. Stipe is 10–25 x 1,5–2 cm high, light brown, with thickened bulb at the base. The ring is white, then brownish with scales. Spore print is white. Spores are 13,5&n...
2016-04-29 16:03:22
Parasol mushroom: Red Data Book of Armenia
Category. EN – Endangered. Brief description. Cap is 4–10 cm across, white with dark colouring in the centre, at first egg–shaped. When mature it is umbelliform, the upper part of which is covered with triangled, white scales. The margins of the cap are fimbriate. Gills are white, crowded, free. Flesh is white, when cut at the stipe base it reddens. It has smell of radish. Stipe 5–10 x 0,5–1 cm, at first dirty white, then brown, bulbous thickened at the base up to ...
2016-04-29 15:56:50
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