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  • NRDCL: Flowers etc. at Thimphu, Wangdue and Samtse

    NRDCL is pleased to inform that there are various kinds of flowers, ornamental plants and tree seedlings available for sale at reasonable price. The interested individuals and organisations who wish to purchase may visit our nurseries or contact the focal persons stated below;

     Flowers, ornamental plants and tree seedlings available for SALE

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  • Vacancy re-announcement

    The Office of Chief Forestry Officer, SamdrupJongkhar would like to announce the following vacant post:

    The application should be submitted to the administration section on or before 23rd April, 2018 before 5 PM with the following set of documents and should meet the following criteria.

    1: The applicant should be a Bhutanese National.

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  • Vacancy announcement

    The Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary, Shariphu, Singye Geog under Sarpang Dzongkhag is pleased to Re announce the following vacancies for the post of GSP and ESP under Department of Forest and Park Services, DoFPS, MoAF.

    Submit your complete documents to ADM section under Phibsoo wildlife Sanctuary and the last date of submission is on 30th April 2018 before 5pm. incomplete documents shall not entertained for shortlisting.

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  • Three days workshop on ecotourism held

    IMG_7543April 7-9, Haa: Three days workshop on ecotourism was conducted by Nature Conservation Division under Department of Forests and Park Services in Haa from 7-9 April 2018.

    The officials from protected areas of Bhutan who are involved in ecotourism development in their respective parks participated at the workshop. The workshop also included participants from key stakeholders like Ugyen Wangchuck Institute of Conservation and Environment and Research, Tourism Council of Bhutan, Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators and Handicraft Association of Bhutan with the aim to understand their roles in tourism and strengthen coordination and partnership between these agencies and Park officials.

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  • Critically Endangered Chinese Pangolin rescued and released into its natural habitat in Tsirang

    1The forestry staff of Tsirang Forest Division recently rescued a critically endangered female Chinese pangolin. Upon receipt of information it had an injury, a team of forestry staff rushed to the site wherein the Pangolin had been brought to the Division Forest Office compound for further treatment and monitoring. According to Mr. Kinley, Sr. Forest Ranger who led the team said “The injured pangolin has been found in its defensive (rolled) position which is a normal habit when it comes across other creatures”. With the support of a local resident, the victim was brought to Damphu for treatment and management.

    Of the eight species of pangolin occurring globally, four species are seen in Asia whereby Bhutan harbours a good habitat for Chinese and Indian pangolins. Chinese Pangolin is reported from Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, India, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Province of China, Thailand and Vietnam. However, as per the International Union for Conservation of Nature its population is in drastic decline as a result of poaching and illegal trade.

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