Demanding the government to take action against the officer, the BJP leader N Ravi Kumar said many of those who protested against the Forest Department’s action were arrested and sent to jail.
Residents said the Forest department used to plant casuarina saplings along the seashore every year, and the Irrigation department would repair the embankment to safeguard the trees.
Additional principal chief conservator, Shanti Pandey said the manual will establish guidelines for snake rescuers and promote a certificate program to regulate their activities within the state.
Forest Minister A K Saseendran stated that a decision on disciplinary action will be made after consulting with the Head of Forest Force Ganga Singh and Additional Chief Secretary K R Jyothilal.
On Wednesday, Rajan, a farmer, tied his cattle near the house in Vedarpalayamunder. The next day, 11 goats were found dead, presumably hunted by an unidentified wild animal.
The operation is intended to improve the green cover of the district and create awareness among people about the importance of protecting the environment.
Gangotri (Harshil) Range Officer Jagmohan Gangani said, "Eight forest personnel were sent to the Jhinda Meadows area to seal the idol and bring it to Tharali."
Forest officer Krishna Kumar has been transferred to the Punalur range in connection with the September 1 incident.
Pursuant to an earlier direction of the NHRC, the principal chief conservator of forests had intimated to the commission about the arrest and suspension of six forest officials in this connection.
We will allow the officials to go ahead with the construction if the land comes under the forest department.
NGT has also directed the forest department to ensure the plantation of at least 10 times the trees which were fallen in the hands of violators.
Ulakkai Aruvi, a renowned tourist destination in Kanniyakumari, was plagued by extensive amounts of plastic garbage and glass bottles.
Forest department sources said the officials seized meat of wild rabbit, aquatic birds, and other birds respectively in the three cases that were registered over the past three months.
It is learned that monitoring the population of heronries can indicate the health of the aquatic ecosystem, both in freshwater and brackish water.
According to sources, the Dharmapuri forest range comprises of 1.64 lakh hectares and has 136 reserve forests, making it one of the largest forests in the state.
The bear was then relocated to the Bhupalpally forest area in Jayashankar Bhupalpally district.
The forest officials had imposed a three-month ban on the entry to the national park during the nesting period of the reptiles from May 1 to July 31.
The forest division has recorded the death of seven elephants including a calf during the last two years, besides a number of wild animals including boar, bear and others.
A senior forest official explained that a policy report was being prepared to set priorities and define criteria.
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