A special Tiger Protection Force (TPF) will be set up in the Rajaji National Park soon.

The tiger population is facing a growing threat from heavy traffic with the ministry of surface transport demanding environmental clearances for 17 highways across tiger reserves from the ministry

The role of community in the management of human-wildlife conflicts, although recognized, has neither been adequately evaluated nor clearly documented. Therefore net economic loss was evaluated due to crop depredation in a PA neighboring village of Uttarakhand, capital cost of a power fence to deter wildlilfe entering the crop fields and recurring cost of maintenance, and cost of crop protection.

Dehradun: The human-wildlife conflict in the Corbett National Park and Rajaji National Park can be resolved effectively if the State Government allows relocation of villagers as successfully facilitated in the Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh.

A three-member committee from Uttarakhand Forest Department visited Kanha earlier during this month to study the case where residents of three villa

Miffed by roadblocks being created in the name of forest and environmental clearances for the development of highways, transport minister Kamal Nath today said even the roads constructed 100 years ago are not being upgraded due to the hurdles.

Though the number of tourists visiting the Rajaji National Park (RNP) was less this year compared to the previous year, the revenue was more than that in the previous year. RNP director SS Rasaily said this while addressing mediapersons on the day of closure of the park gates for the monsoon season.

The elephant census in Uttarakhand, which began on Tuesday, will conclude on Thursday. Officials of the Forest department involved in the census exercise begin their work as early as 4 am and continue till 7 pm.

LUCKNOW: It was the last Sunday morning for Sumit and Jaimala here at Lucknow zoo. The pachyderms left for their new abode bidding goodbye to the city. While Sumit trumpeted loudly before he boarded the truck for his journey to Dudhwa National Park, Jaimala was reluctant to go.

This article is a part of a long-term study on the behavioral biology of Asian elephant in the Rajaji National Park.

This paper reports regeneration status of trees in two watersheds namely Phakot and Pathri Rao in Uttarakhand. Seedling, sapling and tree density were greater in Phakot watershed forest than those in Pathri Rao watershed forest. In general, both forests were regenerating, although seedling and sapling population was higher in Phakot watershed forest.