Wildlife training programme ends

Srinagar: The 3-day staff development and specialized training programme for the capacity building for the frontline staff of Khrew, Ganderbal and Dachigam ranges concluded at the Nature Interpretation Centre, Dachigam here on Wednesday.
 Besides students, researchers from University of Kashmir’s Zoology Department, SKUAST (K), volunteers from local NGO (Peace), experts from Wildlife Trust of India and Researchers of Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun participated in the training programme organised by the Wildlife Division Central, Department of Wildlife Protection.
 The Wildlife Warden Central Division, Rashid Y Naqash said the programme was aimed to orient various stakeholders regarding “Big Mammalian Census Techniques” in Dachigam National Park and adjoining areas. 
 “The programme also aimed at the capacity building and skill up gradation of the frontline staff of Wildlife Division Central, researchers, NGO’s and students for effective management, conservation and protection of our natural resources,” Naqash said. 
 He said the field orientation was demonstrated by walking along set transects and recording direct and indirect evidences of big mammalians species particularly Leopard, Hangul and Asiatic Black Bear in Dachigam, Wangath, Sarfraw, Dara, Nishat, Brain, Khonmoh and Khrew areas.

Lastupdate on : Thu, 6 Jan 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 6 Jan 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 7 Jan 2011 00:00:00 IST

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