Forest department

With hike in wild animal attacks, forest dwellers willing to relocate under Kerala government scheme

Around 50 families in Katlappara settlement located 15 km inside the Shenduruney forest have availed the relocation scheme launched by the forest department.

published on : 17th January 2022

Smuggling hits Kawal forest cover

Experts say that shortage of staff, funds and migration of tigers are also behind the decline

published on : 15th January 2022

Volunteers can be roped in for tiger census: Karnataka Forest Department

The circular also stated that volunteers and forest students can be made a part of the survey exercises, if need be, strictly following all Covid-19 protocols.

published on : 10th January 2022

Tumakuru mutt blames Karnataka forest department over elephant abduction

It was a heist of elephantine proportions and the fog of mystery clouds the attempt to kidnap a pachyderm from a Tumakuru mutt on December 31.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Forest department in Mayurbhanj initiates efforts to reduce human-elephant conflict

Official sources said, over the last 12 years, the frequency of elephant herds straying into human settlements in search of food has risen.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Woman dies after touching live wire laid by poachers

She was identified as Rajani Jena. Sources said the woman was going to her farmland on Sunday when she came in contact with the live wire.

published on : 28th December 2021

Farmers should immediately inform the Forest Department of wildlife attacks to get compensation: DFO

Farmers from various villages around the forest area are cultivating crops such as maize, cotton and millets.

published on : 24th December 2021

Forest department holds inter-state meet for elephant movement 

Discussions were also held on use of technology, quick sharing of information, early warning and tracking location of the pachyderms near human settlements to minimise conflict and damage to property.

published on : 24th December 2021

Thumbs up for Hyderabad's Bibinagar, Jalalpur forest blocks

Greenery development in the HMDA is good and the Forest Department should develop similar belts in the districts as well, Additional Principal Chief COnservator of Forests said.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Forest dept to emulate HMDA, develop green blocks

As many as 115 special officers of the Forest department will visit urban forest blocks on December 21 and 23 and study various models taken up by the HMDA towards greenery and tree plantation etc.

published on : 20th December 2021

Karnataka: Post rain, forest department worried about fires in sanctuaries  

Not keen on using any new technologies and methods this year, the Karnataka Forest Department has begun forest fire management drills and exercises on the ground.

published on : 18th December 2021

3-day dolphin census kicks off at Gahirmatha 

The Forest department kicked off its annual dolphin census in the water bodies of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary and its nearby areas on Thursday, Dec 16.

published on : 17th December 2021

Tamed elephants belonging to conservationist shifted to Rampura Elephant Camp

However, the residents across Dubare alleged that the elephants from Prajna’s foundation often raided the crops and caused immense damage.

published on : 16th December 2021

Cab driver heartbroken as rescued monkey dies 

Prabhu chased away the dogs and rushed to a veterinary hospital. Upon reaching the Perambalur-Ariyalur Road, he noticed the monkey was losing its breath.

published on : 15th December 2021

Tamil Nadu: Delay in establishing holistic warning system causes death of elephants on tracks

TK Ashok Kumar, District Forest Officer said projects such as setting up Human Elephant Conflict Mitigation Cell in District Forest Office could not be implemented due to administrative reasons. 

published on : 9th December 2021
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