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  • Inauguration of Wildlife Clinic and Laboratory

    opening of wildlife clinic and lab by SecretaryJanuary 30, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Secretary, Dasho Tenzin Dhendup accompanied by the Director General of Department of Forests and Park Services, Mr. Chencho Norbu, inaugurated the first Wildlife Clinic and Laboratory at Taba. This unit will provide timely and reliable services to the injured wild animals.

    The unit consists of clinic and laboratory which will treat the injured and diseased wild animals. The laboratory will carry out research and experiment to avoid zoonotic diseases from spreading to humans while also treating the injured wild animals. The injured animals are kept and looked after in an enclosure. Currently, the centre is nursing a bear and a deer for their injuries.

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  • Familiarisation trip for tour operators and guides at Lampelri park

    Familirization tour 27111 January, Lampelri. Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED), Department of Forests and Park Services organised a familiarisation trip to The Royal Botanical Park in Lampelri for tour operators and guides. The visit aimed to create awareness of the facilities and services available at the park. With this trip, it is expected that the tour operators and guides will now include visits to The Royal Botanic Park in their itineraries.

    Mrs Pat Darlington, an Australian Volunteer for Environment Education, facilitated the guide tour to Serichu track, rhododendron garden, bamboo grove, orchid house, yak camp, Baritsho Lake and the camp site. The guided trip included bird watching and an introduction to a beautiful broad-leaved forest of rhododendron, oak, breech and other plants present at the park to help tour guides learn about Bhutan’s natural environment and conservation as well as inspire support for the preservation of our country’s rich ecological and cultural heritage.

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    The Green Bhutan Project, NRED, DoFPS, MoAF Thimphu hereby invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the following works.

    SL NoName of WorksParticulars
    1Supply of hardware and stationeryLicensed Supplier
    2Hiring of Water Tanker for Watering plantations and lawnsLicensed hiring agency
    3Landscaping/lawn development/fencingHaving valid small category CDB license

    Tender documents can be downloaded from the links below from January 15 – January 30, 2015.

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  • GIS and GPS training for Engineers

    A week long training on Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information System(GIS) for the staffs of Engineering Division, Department of Agriculture, started on January 5, 2015. The training is conducted by UWICE in collaboration with the Engineering Division, Department of Agriculture.

    In total, 24 participants from the engineering background are attending the training. From this introductory training, the participants are expected to learn how to collect, integrate and interpret data using GIS software and GPS equipment. The training will be delivered as a combination of lectures, demonstration, hands-on exercise, and field survey.

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