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For the first time, Uttar Pradesh has undertaken the decision to conduct census of otters in protected areas of the state. The census exercise was started from Pilibhat Tiger Reserve and will be accomplished by the end of March 2019 covering all protected areas of state. The census report would be shared with the Dehradun-based Wildlife ..
Topics: Conservation-reliant species • Dehradun • Dehradun district • Endangered species • Environmental conservation • Felids • First Otters Census • National symbols of India • Pilighat Tiger Reserve • Project Tiger • Tiger • Tiger reserves of India • Tigers in India • Uttar Pradesh
For the first time, Uttar Pradesh has undertaken census of otters in its protected areas. The exercise that began in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) will be completed by the end of March 2019. Otters are an important part of the forest ecosystem. A thriving population of otters means a healthy river ecosystem. These mammals, ..
Topics: Districts of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Ghaghara • Gharial • Lakhimpur Kheri district • Otter • Pilibhit • Pilibhit district • Pilibhit Tiger Reserve • States and union territories of India • Tiger reserves of India • Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh
The horrific forest fire has recently broken out in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. The fire is estimated to have gutted 2,000 hectares of the forest. Hundreds of forest department officials along with local volunteers have been trying to douse the fire. However, strong winds and dry grass have aided ..
Topics: Bandipur National Park • Chamarajanagar • Chamarajanagar district • Districts of India • Gaur • Kingdom of Mysore • Nagarhole National Park • National parks in Karnataka • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Tiger reserves of India • Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
The Telangana government has decided to set up an armed “State Tiger Protection Force” (STPF) to save the Big Cat population in the State. The 112-member-armed STPF will be headed by anAssistant Conservator of Forests to protect tiger populationin Amarabad and Kawal Tiger Reserves. The State and Central government will share the cost of the ..
Topics: Conservation-reliant species • Endangered species • Environmental conservation • Felids • In India • National symbols of India • Project Tiger • Telangana • Telangana Forest Department • Tiger • Tiger reserves of India • Tigers in India
The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) and Sashastra Sima Bal (SSB) have joined hands to provide full proof security to Dudhwa forests and its rich wildlife. As per agreement, all security agencies including SSB on the border, central and local intelligence officers, customs and excise officials, Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) and the Dudhwa field staff ..
Topics: Dudhwa National Park • Dudhwa Tiger Reserve • Dundwa • Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary • Lakhimpur Kheri district • Mammals of Nepal • Protected areas of India • Sloth bear • States and union territories of India • Tiger reserves of India • Uttar Pradesh • Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh