• Army Worm Vigilance

    The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), DoA, Semtokha, would like to request all stakeholders to heighten vigilance for any army worm like activity in the field. With the onset of spring, heavy rains followed by warm and dry weather conditions can greatly favour the development and outbreak of this pest organism.  Therefore, we would like to reiterate to you all to closely monitor the activity of this pest which will greatly help in initiating early management strategies and in taking the right decision at the right time. Please advocate frequent scouting in areas where crops have reached the susceptible stages like the seedling and/or the vegetative stage.

    Please contact NPPC immediately if the pest activity is observed in the field. Thanking you for your continued support and corporation.

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  • Two Days Farmer’s Training on Citrus Fruit Fly and Powdery Mildew Disease management methods.

    The Citrus fruit fly (Bactrocera minax)
    The Citrus fruit fly (Bactrocera minax)

    The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) under the Department of Agriculture is organising a two days (21 and 22 April 2014) farmers training at Kikorthang and Dunglagang gewogs under Tsirang Dzongkhag on Citrus Fruit Fly and Powdery Mildew Disease management methods.

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  • Vacancy: Office Messenger for Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Trashiyangtse

    The management of Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary is pleased to announce vacancy for the post of Office Messenger as detailed below:

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    Interested candidates may submit their RCSC Employment Application Form (4/1) to the CFO, Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Trashiyangtse on or before 12 May, 2014 along with Security Clearance Certificate, Medical Fitness Certificate, copy of ID card, 2 recent passport size photographs & No Objection Certificate, if employed.

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  • Notification: Memorial Garden for Recreation at Langjophakha under Construction

    The Memorial Garden for Recreation at Langjophakha, opposite Tashichhodzong is in the developmental phase wherein construction works are underway. Therefore, general public is hereby notified not to enter the area for safety reasons. All are requested not to send their children and domestic animals such as horses and cattle to the project site. Cattle and horses seen at the site shall be handed over to the concerned agencies by the project management. The project management seeks your cooperation and will not be responsible for any mishaps as a result of non-compliance to this notification. rhodo-dzo – Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division, Department of Forest and Park Services

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  • Bhutan Ecological Society Call for Papers

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    The Bhutan Ecological Society (BES) would like invite all interested national and international scientists and practitioners to submit their manuscripts (PDF only) to bhutanecological@gmail.com, for consideration for publication in the inaugural issue of Proceedings of BES. Submissions are due by 5 PM on 28 April 2014.

    Proceedings of BES is an open-access, internationally peer-reviewed journal to promote knowledge sharing among conservation sectors in Bhutan. Original submissions will be accepted for the following categories: Continue reading  Post ID 1256

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