UWICER signs MoU with RSPN

On 18th of January, 2019, officials from the Department of Forest and Park Services and Royal Society for the Protection of Nature convened a short meeting for MoU signing between the RSPN and the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research in Thimphu. [Read More...]

First snowfall of the year - 2018

Bumthang received its first snowfall of the year on the night of 17th December 2018. The snowfall continued for almost 12 hours and Lamai Goempa (2900 masl) recorded 20.5cm snow depth which is the highest record since 2016 (16cm). [Read More...]

Basic Field Report Writing Workshop

Nature Study Sub-Center, Khebeythang is conducting two-day training workshop on basic field report writing from 21.11.2018 to 22.11.2018 to the park staff of Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (JSWNP). The staff of the Chendebji Dy. Park Range Office, JSWNP is attending the program. Park staff were in Black Mountain Landscapes to conduct 10 days high altitude patrolling: monitor animals and identify threats such as poaching and habitat destruction. [Read More...]

Advanced Nature Photography Workshop

A two-day workshop on Advanced Nature Photography is ongoing in Phobjikha from November 17, 2018, to November 18, 2018. The workshop is facilitated by two Wildlife and Conservation Photographer from NetGeo. Photographers from the Royal Institute of Management, livestock sector, education sector, national parks, and territorial divisions are taking part in the workshop. It is organized with an objective to support a cadre of a local photographer by providing advanced photography skills and contribute towards biodiversity conservation and digital history museum of Bhutan. [Read More...]