Archive | February, 2015

TAP director, Jennifer Castner

On Our Mind in February

Because of you, we are able to distribute more support to our Altaian partners and expand our fundraising and international reach.

Lake Kindyktykul, looking toward Tyva/Mongolia (photo by A. Rhodes)

The Lake with a Belly Button

In Altaian the name literally means “lake with a belly button “, and the lake has a small island in its center that is an important wildlife refuge for endangered waterbirds.

photo by F. Wuyts

Lake Kindyktykul

Lake Kindyktykul (“Kin-dik-tik-kool”) borders Chikhachev Ridge in southeastern Altai and is home to over 20 species of endangered birds.