Advance Training on GIS and GPS for WCP Staff Begins Today

Twenty staffs from different range offices of Wangchuck Centennial Parks (WCP) are attending a weeklong training on GIS and GPS at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Lamai Goempa, Bumthang.  [Read More...]

Plant Identification Assessment

With the completion of teaching, Forest Ecology and Field Botany, students were made to undertake plant identification by their module tutor since the students have also undergone a week long plant identification field trip. More than thirty species were displayed and all the trainees were made to identify and write down the scientific name, common name and family for each. [Read More...]

Long Term Bird Monitoring Initiated at the UWICE Research Preserve

The UWICE has begun the long term bird monitoring program on the 22nd August, 2013. Three mist-net lines were laid in the UWICE Research Preserve, covering three habitats- blue pine forest, stream ravine and wetland. Mist netting exercise shall be conducted third week of every month. This would be one of the best ways to learn and teach birds. [Read More...]

SFS-Bhutan Program Research Symposium

SFS-UWICE (The School for Field Studies- the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment) students’ research symposium was held at UWICE. The aim of the symposium is to present the findings of directed research carried out by SFS students during their 6-week program period in Bhutan. [Read More...]