An Institutional visit by the staff of AmanKora- Bumthang Lodge

The staff led by the Lodge manager of AmanKora, Bumthang Lodge has made a goodwill institutional visit to the Institute on 17th August 2018. The Education and Capacity Building Services of the institute made a presentation on the overview of the institute’s mandates and the activities to the visiting staff at the Daphne hall. After the presentation, the staff was taken on a campus tour of the institute.  From such visit, the institute hopes to outreach to their clients who will be interested to collaborate in the fields of environmental research and conservation, and also invite our expatriates to deliver talks on conservation and environment to the enthusiastic guests.  [Read More...]

Drug abuse/Addiction Sensitization

A team from Chithuen Phendey Association visited the Institute today and organized sensitization workshop on substance abuse and addiction. The team delved into the very root causes of drug addiction substantiating their reasons through scientific and societal perspectives and drawing examples from real life experiences. They highlighted how an adverse childhood experience (ACE) could lead to a person with poorly developed brain lacking in social interaction and vulnerable to drug addiction. [Read More...]

National Certificate III Students at the NWFP and Agroforestry Technology Sub-Centre, Darla

National Certificate III students are at Non-Wood Forest Products and Agroforestry Technology Sub-Centre, Darla to learn the identification skills to identify the plants of the sub-tropical forests. Plant identification is an important pre-requisite technical skill to be a skilled forester. [Read More...]

11 Publications of UWICER Launched

To mark the World Rangers Day, the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research launched 11 of its publications today. These publications include six policy briefs; three books on conservation journey of Bhutan; one technical report and one field guide. [Read More...]