Focus on blanket sellers from UP and MP
Villagers asked to report movement of strangers
Monsoon patrolling begun in the forests
COIMBATORE: The Department of Forests is carrying out to a drive to check offences in the Pollachi forests.
Udhagamandalam: Vigil has been stepped up at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve near here, according to the Field Director of the reserve Rajiv K.Srivastava. Speaking to The Hindu here on Saturday, he said that the reserve had been informed that some poachers who had been active in the North were moving towards the South.
From his lookout atop an 80- foot-tall tree, Gopal could see the forests in three states burning simultaneously last fortnight. Even though fires are not unusual at this time of year in the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve (NBR)
Udhagamandalam: Despite the best possible efforts to contain bush fires in several parts of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, fresh fires which are breaking out are posing a major challenge to wildlife officials. The fires are keeping the officials on their toes.