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Forest Department

Karnataka: Want to see dolphins leaping playfully? Visit Devbagh

The Karnataka Forest Department has come out with a unique plan to enable tourists to catch a glimpse of dolphins, free of cost.

published on : 8th December 2022

30-km solar fence installation stalled in Dindigul forest range

However, the project has been delayed due to alleged inaction by revenue departments in clearing encroachments along the forest stretches.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Madhya Pradesh: 17 rifles looted from forest department outpost

The incident happened at the Bakdi outpost of Navra forest area in Nepanagar sub-division of Burhanpur district, where 50-year-old chowkidar, Bhola Barela and his wife Manibai were sleeping.  

published on : 30th November 2022

Karnataka: Farmers put snares to catch wild boars and not tigers, says forest official

“Usually, regular combing operations are carried out to check and clear snares. Farmers put snares to catch wild boars and not tigers.

published on : 18th November 2022

Horsley Hills to beckon tourists with more attractions

However, most of tourists prefer driving down there. For motorcycle riders, a trip through the rough terrain could be a challenging and enjoyable experience.

published on : 16th November 2022

All should join hands with govt for conservation: Forester in Karnataka

There are challenges, which need to be overcome for better results, he added using the platform to encourage youth in sports, but also stressed on the need for quality education.

published on : 6th November 2022

Tamil Nadu: Exotic vulture flies to Rajasthan on Air India jet to find friends & family

The vulture was brought to Vandalur Zoo in Chennai by road on October 30 and on Thursday flown to Jodhpur.

published on : 4th November 2022

Forest officials inspect Palladam village for wild animal presence in Tamil Nadu

Speaking to TNIE, a forest department official said, “Going by the CCTV footage, the animal resembles a leopard, but we can’t confirm it as the video quality is bad.

published on : 4th November 2022

Seven-month fishing ban at Gahirmatha from November 1

“Gahirmatha marine sanctuary is a prime feeding area for sea turtles that nest all the way up to  Nasi-1 and Nasi-2 islands within Gahirmatha beach and other areas.

published on : 1st November 2022

129 butterfly species traced at Sirumalai Hills in Tamil Nadu

Officials from the Dindigul forest department have recorded 129 butterfly species in a survey held on Saturday and Sunday at Sirumalai Hills.

published on : 1st November 2022

Kerala forest dept to launch study on big cats, prey distribution in Wayanad sanctuary

The forest department has decided to conduct a detailed study on the population of big cats and prey distribution in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

published on : 31st October 2022

Managers of MP’s agricultural farm arrested over leopard death in Tamil Nadu

The forest officials had earlier arrested Alexpandian, who had built a goat shed near the forest range in violation of norms.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Chhattisgarh: Tree cutting for coal mine starts in biodiversity-rich Hasdeo amid protest; 10 detained 

The forest department started cutting trees in Pendramar-Ghatbarra forest in the morning for the second phase of the Parsa East Kente Basan (PEKB) coal mine.

published on : 27th September 2022

After neglect for years, Forest dept takes up drive to save mangroves in Bapatla

Increasing pollution, illegal encroachments and development projects have affected biodiversity of the region.

published on : 26th September 2022

Human cruelty: Adhesives used to close mouths of seized snakes in Chhattisgarh capital

Such practices were going on unchecked as the violators continued exploiting either in the name of entertainment or religious belief, luring the devotees.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Jumbo raids: Villagers detain forest staff in Odisha

The herd, after entering the area on Tuesday night damaged five houses in Puruna Deo Gaon and Haldia village.  

published on : 22nd September 2022

Less than half compensatory trees planted so far, says Delhi forest department

As per rules, the compensatory plantation has to be completed by the user agencies within six months from the time the permission for tree felling is granted.

published on : 18th September 2022

Gram panchayat member booked for felling trees in Udupi

Forest department officials said that during questioning, Vadiraj told them he was developing his areca nut plantation, and as the trees came in the way, he felled them without taking permits.

published on : 3rd September 2022

AI system to prevent jumbo deaths near Kerala's Walayar track

The state government has sanctioned `7 crore for the project. The last date for submitting tender bid is September 8.

published on : 15th August 2022

500 house owners face eviction in Delhi’s Aya Nagar

The notice said the area concerned was declared “reserved forest” through a notification dated May 24, 1994.

published on : 12th August 2022
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