Tiger conservation crisis has been compounded by the inability to precisely estimate and monitor tiger populations in India.

This note relates to observations made with respect to the issues relating to Wildlife Conservation during a site visit to the mining site at Lanjigarh Bauxite Mining lease area, which was carried out in pursuance of the Order issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Environment & Forests vide

The paper presents the findings of 7year long field trial of a fodder plantation technique specially designed for enrichment of wildlife habitats by biological displacement of Lantana cover by bamboo in a Lantana-infested area. The field trial was carried out between 1995-96 and 2002-03 in Rajaji National Park.