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.    

Re-announcement for Nature Guide and Eco-tourism CourseHot News!

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment, Lamai Goempa, Bumthang is pleased to re-announce the second Nature Guide and Ecotourism Course for those interested class twelve passed out. The course will be for 2 months (March & April 2016) and the course consists of both theoretical and practical learning. This course forms the foundation in field guiding for botany and wildlife orientated career for those who are interested to work in tourism and hospitality as a guide...   [Read more]

Job Vacancy Announcement for Resident Lecturers for Land Use and Mountain Ecology Courses in BhutanHot News!

The School for Field Studies (SFS) – Bhutan Program on Eastern Himalayan Forests and Rural Livelihoods (summer) and Himalayan Environment and Society in Transition (fall semester), hosted at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Bumthang seeks two enthusiastic, team-oriented individuals to serve as part of a residential team of faculty and staff who deliver an interdisciplinary, hands-on learning experience to American and Bhutanese undergraduate students...   [Read more]

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]

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