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  • Operation planning training for the FMU Managers

    Recognizing the importance of Sustainable Forest Management through the scientific operation of Forest Management Units (FMU), 21 Unit in-charges of FMUs in the country are currently being provided hands-on training on Operation Planning by Forest Resources Management Division (FRMD) at Hotel Kingaling in Lobeysa, Punakha.

    During a week-long training which started on March 1, the managers are being trained on critical components of Operation Planning (OP) such as OP plan writing and designing an Operation Inventory. The operation of FMU is monitored through physical verification of what is reflected in the Operation Plan. In addition, OP also details out the planned activities to be implemented in FMU in the succeeding year. For that, it is deemed very important that FMU in-charges are thoroughly trained.

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  • Bhutan Observed World Wildlife Day 2021

    March 3, Thimphu: World Wildlife Day is an annual event observed globally on March 3 to raise awareness on wild fauna and flora and to address the plight of wildlife worldwide. Bhutan has been regularly observing the day since its first global commemoration in 2014 and this year, the day was observed at the Royal Takin Preserve, jointly organized by the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS), Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) and WWF Bhutan.

    Observed on the theme “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet”, as a way to highlight the central role of forests, forest species, and ecosystem services in sustaining the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people globally, the organizers were joined by other conservation partners such as Bhutan for Life Secretariat, Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation, Bhutan Foundation, Bhutan Ecological Society, UNDP-SGP, and Youth Advocacy Network Bhutan.

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  • Tender for supply of waste bins for 2020-2021

    The Forest Division Office, Tsirang would like to invite tender quotation from the registered eligible Bhutanese firms for the supply of Waste bins for the financial year 2020-2021 as below:

    Sl.No.ParticularsSubmission DateOpening Date
    1.Supply of waste bin15/03/21 at or before 10:00 AM15/03/21 at 11:30 PM

    The documents can be downloaded from the link given below. For further information, please contact 06-471117 or email at tsirangforestdivision119@gmail.com

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  • Training on mapping of water sources/springs in Bhutan

    The issue of water scarcity is increasing in the country. They are mainly linked to diminishing water discharges owing to drying up of water sources/springs caused by degradation of forests that function as water recharge areas (springsheds) and the concern has been expressed right from the throne in one of the His Majesty’s addresses to the nation during the COVID19 lockdown.

    The Hon’ble Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests committed and assured full support for undertaking springshed mapping to understand the status and assess the health of the water sources/springs in the country.

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  • Refresher training on hydrogeological inputs to springshed management in Bhutan

    The Watershed Management Division (WMD) in collaboration with International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal organised five days refresher training on Hydrogeological inputs to springshed management in Bhutan from January 11-16.

    The training was conducted virtually with resource persons from ICIMOD and Advanced Center for Water Resource Development and Management in India. It was attended by around 70 participants from the College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan, forest divisions, parks, wildlife sanctuaries, WMD and UWICER.

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