Forest department monitoring movement of strangers
Forest department staff visiting villages in border areas
Forest staff being assisted by STF personnel

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.

Enumerators told to focus on till now neglected fauna

Collecting details: Forest officials and volunteers participating in the wildlife census operation at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, near Udhagamandalam, on Sunday.

Increase in tiger population reflects people

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)

P. Oppili

CHENNAI: A black leopard was sighted in the Masinagudi range of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in January this year.

The four-year-old adult male was trapped in a camera set up by a team of researchers from the Wildlife Institute of India, who have been running a research project on

D. Radhakrishnan

Udhagamandalam: With drought related conditions at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve deteriorating, the wildlife authorities have initiated steps to meet the water needs of the wild animals.

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.