Third Annual Workshop on Bhutan Phenology Observation.    
Third Nationwide Waterbird Census 2016.    
National Research Coordination Meeting.    
Bumthang Receives First Snowfall - 2016.    
Training on “Forest Acts & Rules” of Bhutan.    

Third Annual Workshop on Bhutan Phenology Observation


The three-day annual workshop on Bhutan Phenology Observation is under-way at Gelephu (3rd -5th February 2016). The focal teachers from seventeen schools and representative from the Department of School Education, MoE, are attending the workshop. The workshop is conducted as part of capacity building for HEROES (Himalayan Environmental Rhythm Observation and Evaluation System)...   [Read more]

Vacancy Announcement

As per the approved notesheet no. UWICE/IUCN-01/2015-2016/692 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) under the Department of Forest and Park Services would like to hire the following number of Bhutanese nationals for the given vacancies for a period of one year under the IUCN funded Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme in Royal Manas National Park:..   [Read more]

Third Nationwide Waterbird Census 2016


The 3rd round of nationwide Water-Bird census was conducted on 22nd January 2016. It was carried out by numerous volunteers, amateurs and interested birders across the country. The census was conducted in the major water bodies and wetlands including  Punatsangchhu, Pa Chhu, Ha Chhu, Thim Chhu, Mangde Chhu, Chamkhar Chhu, Manas, Drangme Chhu, Kholong Chhu, Phobjikha, etc...   [Read more]

National Research Coordination Meeting


The first National Research Coordination meeting for the Department of Forests and Park Services, Ministry of Agricultre and Forests is undergoing at Gelephu (13th-15th January 2016). The meeting is being organized as per the resolution of the 3rd National Park Conference held at Lamperi in October, 2015. This meeting is coordinated with an expectation to streamline the forestry research in the country...   [Read more]

Bumthang Receives First Snowfall - 2016


Bumthang received its first snowfall of this winter on the night of 8th January, 2016. The snowfall lasted for around 5 hours and Lamai Goempa (2900 masl) recorded 7cm depth. Snowfall has also been reported in most of the highland valleys of the country. The weather is still gloomy here in Bumthang and has been experiencing light snowfall towards afternoon today...   [Read more]

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