Shivalik Elephant Reserve

'Explain how protectors of nature can perpetrate destruction': Uttarakhand HC to Chief Wildlife Warden

The court asked this while hearing the public interest litigation filed by social activist Reenu Paul regarding denotification of Shivalik Elephant Reserve.

published on : 18th March 2021

Uttarakhand HC summons member secretary of State Wildlife Board over Shivalik Elephant reserve de-notification

The court also granted further 10 days time to the center as well as Uttarakhand State Biodiversity Board to file their responses in the matter. 

published on : 3rd March 2021

Uttarakhand HC stays government's decision to denotify Shivalik Elephant Reserve once again

The Shivalik Elephant Reserve, spread over 5,000 sq km in 14 state forest divisions was notified in 2002. The move had invited ire of local population, environmentalists and activists. 

published on : 12th January 2021

Uttarakhand High Court stays denotification of Shivalik elephant reserve

The stay is a setback to the state government which denotified the elephant reserve to ease the felling of over 10,000 trees to expand Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun. 

published on : 9th January 2021

Shivalik Elephant Reserve row: PMO directs Uttarakhand forest department to take 'necessary action'

Last week, Uttarakhand wildlife board decided to denotify Shivalik Elephant Reserve. 

published on : 29th November 2020