The Institute is pleased to announce Young Environmental Scholar’s (YES) internship program for undergraduates students (one male and female). The 22 months full-time internship program will start from September 2016 till June 2018. Upon selection candidates will be engaged with researchers at the Institute in various fields to assist research program and help coordinating seminars, trainings and conferences organized by the institute... [Read more]
The following candidates have been selected for the “Boot Camp on Wildlife Study Design and Data Analysis” scheduled from 12-23th September 2016 at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment, Lamai Goempa, Bumthang. Confirmation mail with details will also be sent to the selected individuals.
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Kuenselonline: As birdwatching gains popularity among Bhutanese, new birds are being recorded every few months, and the latest being the Temminck’s tragopan (Tragopan temminckii). Considered one of the most beautiful pheasants in the world by many, Temminck’s tragopan was recorded from Larjab in Lauri gewog of Samdrupjongkhar. A forester of Jomotsangkha Wildlife Sanctuary (JWS), Tashi, sighted the Temminck’s tragopan in a photograph captured by a camera trap during the national tiger survey in 2014... [Read more]
The 15th General Staff Meeting of the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) was organized for three days at Lamai Goempa, Bumthang (29th June to 1st July 2016). It is the first meeting organized after the executive order with regards to merger of RDC-Yusipang and RDC-Darla with UWICE... [Read more]
Karen Beardsley (PhD), Fulbright Professor, James H. Thorne (PhD), Research Scientist and Mary T. Burke, Director of Conservation and Environmental Leadership from Universiy of California, Davis visited the Institute on 17th June, 2016. Discussion were held for a possible Environmental Leadership Program to be delivered jointly by UWICE and UC, Davis. The team also visited Forestry Expo and Ethnobiolgy Museum at the Institute... [Read more]