Charles Sturt University (CSU) Field Program in Bhutan begins

A group of students (12 students with a faculty member) from the Charles Sturt University of Australia are in Bhutan from 3 April 2018 for a field course on Environmental Science. In Bhutan, the student group will be meeting with various environment and conservation related agencies and visit field sites to explore and learn about Bhutan’s environment and conservation management regimes.  [Read More...]

CIFOR Write-shop in Paro

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research is conducting 2 day workshop on scientific write-shop in collaboration with Centre for International Forestry (CIFOR), Indonesia for Bhutan-SLANT project (Slopping Land in Transition) in Paro. Project coordinator and researchers are attending the workshop for the discussion of the budget for the project and activities for the next one year. Dr. Himlal Baral from, CIFOR, Indonesia is teaching the course and the workshop will end today.  [Read More...]

The UWICER Friday Seminar Series

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research, Lamai-Goempa has started the UWICER Friday seminar series from 2 nd March 2018 with inaugural talk by Khenpo Losela of Kharchu Dratshang on “Introduction to Buddhism”. [Read More...]

Training on forest fire behavior and fire fighter

Dr. Ronald H. Wakimoto, Professor Emeritus of Forest Fire Science, at the University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, U.S.A. is training the 9th batch conservation, environment and forestry studies certificate trainees on Forest fire behavior and fire fighter from 26th February to 1st March 2018 at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research, LamaiGoempa, Bumthang. [Read More...]