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  • Joint Global Tiger Day Press Release from the Department of Forests and Parks Services, MoAF Bhutan and WWF

    _MG_5621This is also the first time that a high-resolution image of the magnificent cat has been captured at a high altitude of 11,733 ft in Bhutan.

    Commissioned with support from WWF, it took photojournalist Emmanuel Rondeau and three Bhutanese park officials from DoFPS about 8 weeks and 8 camera traps for the mission that began in March this year. Bhutan’s national tiger survey in 2014-2015 confirmed the presence of tigers in several areas of Bhutan for the first time – and found that tigers were using wildlife corridors to move between parks.

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  • Vacancy announcement

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

    S.NoPostCategoryNo. of PostAge Limit (Years)Place of Posting
    1GardenerESP118-50Phibsoo Range, Phibsoo out post
    2CaretakerESP118-50Royal Guest House, Phibsoo
    3CaretakerESP118-50Nichula Range, Lhamoyzingkha

     

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  • National Training for Wetland Managers underway

    A50X8255July 24-28, Thimphu: The Watershed Management Division, Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS) is conducting a five days National Training for Wetland Managers in collaboration with the Ramsar Regional Center- East Asia (RRC-EA) based in Republic of Korea. The participants include officials from all the Forest Territorial Divisions and Protected Areas.

    Wetlands constitute of water ecosystems that include lakes, marshes, vernal pools, peat bogs, fens, rivers & streams. Wetlands provide fundamental ecosystem services, such as water regulation, filtering and purification, as well as numerous scientific, cultural and recreational values within the watersheds. Wetlands are important for the maintenance of the broader ecosystem health.

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