Refresher Course on Chemical Immobilization, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation for Central Region

A two-day refresher course on chemical immobilization, wildlife rescue and rehabilitation is under way for the Central region at Samye Resort, Bumthang on 13th January. The refresher course is attended by 21 focal officials for animal rescue from the central forest divisions of Bumthang, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, Phrumsengla National Park and Wangchuck Centennial National Park. At the opening ceremony of the course, the Head Specialist of the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research graced it as a Chief Guest and Chief Forestry Officers of Bumthang Forest Division and Wangchuck Centennial National Park was in attendance. The Chief Guest reminded the participants to take the opportunity to skill and learn as much as possible to deliver the services professionally while attending such cases. He also said that the training is a news of the hour when we receive overwhelming cases reported from the field. [Read More...]

Refresher Course on Chemical Immobilization, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation for Western Region

A two-day refresher course on chemical immobilization, wildlife rescue and rehabilitation is under way for the western region at Hotel River Valley, Khuruthang, Punakha on 4th January. The refresher course is attended by 21 focal officials for animal rescue from the western forest divisions of Dagana, Gedu, Paro, Wangdue, Tsirang, as well as from the Jigme Dorji National Park and Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve. At the opening ceremony of the course, the Chief Forestry Officer of Wangdue Forest Division graced it as Chief Guest and said that the training is apt and timely as the nation is overwhelm with many cases reported from the field. [Read More...]

Refresher Course on Chemical Immobilization, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation for Eastern Region

A two-day refresher course on chemical immobilization, wildlife rescue and rehabilitation is under way for the eastern region at Druk Zhonggar Hotel, Mongar on 27 December 2021. The refresher course is attended by 18 focal officials for animal rescue from the eastern dzongkhags of Mongar, Tashigang, Pemagatshel, Tashiyangtse, Lhuntse, as well as from the Bomdelling Wildlife Sanctuary and Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary. The course has both theoretical and practical sessions on animal health and rescue, animal handling and safety, wildlife restraint, chemical immobilization and a series of talks and discussions to share their experiences in the fields. Adequate hand-on training on safety measures of drug and tranquilizing preparation and handling were also covered. [Read More...]

Honorable Director, DoFPS, graces the Certificate Awarding Ceremony for Nature Guide trainees

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment Research (UWICER) observed the certificate awarding ceremony of the nature guide trainees today. The ceremony was graced by the Honorable Director of the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS). Also in attendance were the Chief Forestry Officers from Wangchuck Centennial National Park, Phrumsengla National Park and Bumthang Territorial Forest Division, and the staff of UWICER, including the professional forester trainees. [Read More...]


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