Training of Trainers - Pest Detection, Surveillance, Specimen Collection and Reporting.     Read More...
Training on Human Wildlife Interaction.     Read More...
Training on Butterfly and Moth survey and identification.     Read More...
Nursery and Plantation Management Training.     Read More...
Bhutan Annual Waterbird Count.     Read More...

Training of Trainers - Pest Detection, Surveillance, Specimen Collection and Reporting

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Forestry officials from Central, Eastern and Western parts of the country and 6 BSc. Sustainable Development CNR final semester graduates on attachment are currently undergoing training on, “ ToT: Pest Detection, Surveillance, Specimen Collection and Reporting” at the Institute. The main objective of the training is to build capacity of master trainer in the field of entomology focusing mainly on Adelgid specimen collection and embedding pest data in the SMART system developed by the Department of Forests and Park Services. These master trainers are expected to eventually impart knowledge gained through this training to our forestry colleagues back in their respective field offices. The training will be held over four days from 26th-29th of April and is funded by the Republic of Korea through AFoCO-NiFOS research project on “Assessment of adelgid diversity and distribution of conifer forest of Bhutan to mitigate future outbreaks”...   [Read more]




Re-invitation of Bids for the Supply of Field Equipment and Laboratory Items

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment Research (UWICER), Bumthang is pleased to re-invite sealed bids from eligible Bhutanese suppliers and firms for the supply of Field equipment and Laboratory Items for CWCEP at UWICER, Lamaigoenpa, Bumthang:..   [Read more]


Training on Human Wildlife Interaction

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A training on human wildlife interaction (HWI) was conducted by the institute in collaboration with the Nature Conservation Division of the Department of Forests and Park Services at Zhingkham Resort, Punakha from 22 to 25 March 2021. The training course was attended by 31 forestry officials from different field offices representing territorial forest divisions and parks...   [Read more]




Training on Butterfly and Moth survey and identification

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A two-day training on Butterfly and Moth survey and identification was organized for the field staff of Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary (BWS) and nearby Range staff of Trashigang Forest Division on 24th and 25th of March, 2021. The event was conducted at BWS headquarter in Trashiyangtse. Butterfly enthusiast, Karma Wangdi and two other colleagues from UWICER imparted the basic knowledge on Butterfly, including a practical exercise on sample collection and mounting in the field. The team also presented and discussed survey methodologies for the upcoming field survey to explore on the host plants used by the national butterfly Bhutanitis ludlowi, general butterfly and moth diversity within BWS. The training has been funded by the Bhutan for Life project...   [Read more]




Madanjeet Singh Scholarships for the Academic Year 2021 in Bhutan

The UNESCO Madanjeet Center for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS) at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment Research (UWICER), Bumthang, Bhutan, is pleased to announce the Madanjeet Singh scholarship for four years Bachelor degree program in Forestry and two years Masters program in Natural Resources Management to be undertaken at College of Natural Resources (CNR), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) in Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan, from July 2021 to July 2025 and 2023 respectively. ..   [Read more]


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