Vacancy: Office Messenger for Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Trashiyangtse

The management of Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary is pleased to announce vacancy for the post of Office Messenger as detailed below:

Notification: Memorial Garden for Recreation at Langjophakha under Construction

The Memorial Garden for Recreation at Langjophakha, opposite Tashichhodzong is in the developmental phase wherein construction works are underway. Therefore, general public is hereby notified not to enter the area for safety reasons. All are requested not to send their children and domestic animals such as horses and cattle to the project site. Cattle and horses seen at the site shall be handed over to the concerned agencies by the project management.

Annual Rhododendron festival, Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri (18-20 April 2014)

The communities of Chang, Kawang and Dagala gewog under Thimphu and Toeb gewog under Punakha Dzongkhag will be showcasing the 2nd Annual Rhododendron festival from 18-20th April 2014 at Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri. The festival is organised with support from Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED) under the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS),Tourism Council of Bhutan and World Wildlife Fund - Bhutan.

Selections for Masters in Forestry at BOKU University

DoFPS would like to inform the results of candidates who applied and have been selected for the Masters in Forestry at BOKU University in October 2014.

Call for Paper; Bhutan Ecological Society

The Bhutan Ecological Society (BES) would like invite all interested national and international scientists and practitioners to submit their manuscripts (PDF only) to, for consideration for publication in the inaugural issue of Proceedings of BES. Submissions are due by 5 PM on 28 April 2014.

Notice Inviting Tender

Zhemgang Forest Division (ZFD), DoFPS would like to invite consultancy services from interested Bhutanese Consultancy firms having capabilities to develop a detailed management plan for “ Conservation of White Bellied Heron along Berteychu & Mandechu at Tingtibi”.

Nomination call for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck Outstanding Environmental Award

The Jigme Singye Wangchuck Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Award honours individuals, groups and institutions from from all backgrounds for a lifetime of contribution towards ensuring the security and sustainability of Bhutan’s pristine environment.

Mr. T.B Rai bids farewell


Satellite (GPS) collaring of Asian elephants in Southern Bhutan

In an attempt to better understand the conflict surrounding elephants and farmers in Southern Bhutan the Wildlife Conservation Division has successfully collared two Asian Elephants, Elephas maximus indicus in the adjoining areas of Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary.

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