Training on Environmental Flow

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) is hosting a two weeks training on determining environmental flow for hydropower projects in Bhutan. The National Environment Commission Secretariat(NECS)  is organizing the training to build institutional capacity of partner stakeholders such as Bhutan Electricity Authority(BEA), National Centre for Hydrology and Meteorology(NCHM), National Research Centre for Riverine and Lake Fisheries(NRCR&LF), Druk Green Power Cooperation (DGPC), Department of Hydropower Services (DHPS) and UWICER. [Read More...]

Call for UWICER Annual Quotation

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER), Bumthang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible Bhutanese suppliers and firms for the supply of following items at Bumthang, Thimphu, Gelephu and Darla office: [Read More...]

Historically Significant Trees of Bhutan Launched

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research published Historically Significant Trees of Bhutan during the opening ceremony of the 10th World Dendro Conference on June 10, 2018 at the conference hall of the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu. This is an effort of the institute to document the stories behind each historically significant trees of Bhutan and to check the age of the tree through the use of dendrochronology. [Read More...]

Basic GPS and GIS training

Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research is conducting a week long  Basic GIS and GPS training from today at Lamai Goempa, Bumthang. The training is being attended by 35 participants from various organizations besides the officials from the Department of Forest and Park Services. [Read More...]