Scientific Advisory Workshop for Bhutan Phenology Study Begun at UWICE

A three day Scientific Advisory Workshop for the school and community based phenology monitoring program in Bhutan began at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE). The experts from different sectors including Department of School Education, RSPN, WWF, FRMD, DoFPS, CNR, Sherubtse College, NBC, and UWICE are attending the workshop. [Read More...]

UWICE Visited By a Group of Nature Conservation Enthusiasts from Australia

A group of Australian led by Mr. Dave Darlington and his wife Pat Darlington visited the Institute yesterday. Mr. Dave who served numerous years in developing and managing protected area in Australia has been recently retired from the post of the Director for the New South Wales (NSW) National Parks and Wildlife Services, Southern Region. Mrs. Pat had also served number of years as the education officer in the Kosciuszko National Park. [Read More...]

A Team led by The President of Bhutan Foundation visited UWICE

4th November 2013, Dr. Bruce W. Bunting, the President of the Bhutan Foundation and a team visited Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment. The team was welcomed by the Director and the faculty members of the Institute at the Hall of Commons. The main reason for their visit was to study the results of the up to date Bhutan Foundation contribution and feasibility for further investment of the Foundation to the institute. [Read More...]

His Eminence Khamtrul Rimpoche at UWICE

3rd November 2013, His Eminence the Ninth Gyalwang Dokhampa Jigme Pema Nyinjadh is leading a team of walking pilgrimage, which started on the 1st November from Tharpaling Monastery after visiting some sacred sites around the Monastery. En route from Tharpaling Monastery, a team visited the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE). On arrival from the northern entrance, the walking pilgrimage were received by the Lam Neten of Jakar Rabdey, Director  and faculty members of the Institute and were ushered to the Lamai Goempa Dzong for light refreshment. [Read More...]