Forest Department

10 feet male crocodile rescued from canal in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park area

Forest officials had built around 40 wooden barricades around rivers and ponds near Bhitarkanika to prevent crocodiles from straying into the water bodies.

published on : 14th October 2021

Man posing as forest officer held in Telangana

Police seized Rs 3 lakh in cash, fake job documents, computers, printers and other equipment worth Rs 50,000 from their possession.

published on : 12th October 2021

Tiger search: Tamil Nadu Forest department yet to sight big cat, two others spotted

Sources said that tiger movement was not recorded in cameras fixed near Moyar river where a cow was believed to have been killed by a tiger on October 8.

published on : 11th October 2021

Tourism suspended in critical tiger habitat of Uttarakhand's Rajaji reserve

This unsustainable use of Rajaji Tiger Reserve landscape was not only capable of damaging the whole ecology of the reserve but would also cause harm to the pristine biodiversity of the national park.

published on : 10th October 2021

In a first, elephant carcass cut into several pieces for burying in Nilgiris

The calf died after getting stuck in slush at Mazhavan Cherampadi near Pandalur in Nilgiris on October 2.

published on : 5th October 2021

Forest department resumes jungle safari after five months in Andhra Pradesh's Nallamala

 After a gap of five months, jungle safari in the Nallamala forest near Tummala Bayalu of Pedda Dornala mandal has resumed.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Telangana Forest Department staff attack tribals, 4 women injured

According to official sources, about 16 Ha of land in the Ambedkarnagar forest has been a bone of contention between the forest officials and tribals for a while now.

published on : 1st October 2021

Post Cyclone Gulab, wild animals rescued from flood waters in Telangana

Forest officials have rescued several wild animals which were stranded in flood waters in the Nirmal forest area. 

published on : 1st October 2021

Big cat walks into Forest Department’s trap in Telangana's Medak

Though the authorities have been monitoring the big cat’s movement since then, they were not able to trap it until last night.

published on : 13th September 2021

Ranikhet gets one of India's biggest fern gardens, see pictures here

The shady area with a seasonal mountain stream passing through it provides adequate moisture for the growth of ferns.

published on : 12th September 2021

Puri-Konark railway line: Fresh survey conducted

The project was shelved when Forest department did not give clearance on the grounds that it passes through a reserve forest, wildlife sanctuary and within the coastal regulatory zone prohibited area.

published on : 7th September 2021

'Seedcopters' to revive Telangana's forests

Actor Rana Daggubati, Jaydev Payeng, known as the Forest Man of India, and environmentalist Daripalli Ramaiah would be the brand ambassadors for this effort.

published on : 6th September 2021

Locals resent composting units near residential areas in Odisha's Bhawanipatna

The stench from the decomposition process became a bane for locals as both the MCCs are located in residential areas.

published on : 31st August 2021

Pugmarks of tiger spotted in Telangana's Mulugu

Since this incident happened soon after the big cat killed a cow recently, villagers are now scared to step out of their houses.

published on : 30th August 2021

New species of Orchids discovered from Chamoli district of Uttarakhand

Cephalanthera erecta, also known as 'Silver Orchid' was found growing on the humus-rich forest floor in Gharsari Mandal area of Chamoli district. 

published on : 16th August 2021
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