We help to preserve the local fisheries and support the Taimen Conservation Fund (TCF) is working to protect the
Eg-Uur, Olon Gol, Darkhad valley watershed. To reach our goal, we are creating an integrated natural resource
management strategy for the watershed area. We are also encouraging residents’ participation in decision making
on watershed nature protection, so that we may protect natural resources.
TCF takes a holistic approach to conservation by working with communities and supporting their culturally-based
Through community collaboration, TCF works to create an economic value for the taimen while
preserving the equally unique nomadic, Mongolian culture which has inadvertently protected the taimen for centuries.
The underlying rationale of TCF activities is to treat wildlife as a locally managed concessional natural resource,
rather than a simple public good, thereby maximizing the economic returns to the local communities.
For more information please visit www.taimen.org