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By February the migration of Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollis) from China is usually considered complete. The number of Black-necked Cranes in various habitats in the country are at its peak at this time of the year and it is the perfect time to conduct the annual count.
The annual count at the national level is conducted following a simple vantage point count method simultaneously in all the habitat. The count is coordinated by the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) and the Department of Forest and Part Services (DoFPS).
A total of 20 members from Buli Environment Management Committee (BEMC), Zhemgang successfully completed the wetland conservation and management study tour to Gangtey and Phobji from 19-23 December 2015.
The objective of the study tour is to raise awareness on wetland conservation and management and learn from the Gangtey-Phobji Environment Management Committee (GPEMC).
The second international workshop, themed “Fostering international co-operation for conservation of the critically endangered White-bellied Heron” on conservation of White-bellied Heron was organized by the Royal Government of Bhutan in collaboration with the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) from 1-6 December, 2015.
The organizers and the wider White-bellied Heron community recognised the urgent need and opportunity to take proactive steps to improve the conservation status of the critically endangered bird across its known current range countries of Bhutan, India, Myanmar and China.
ANNOUNCEMENT Royal Society for Protection of Nature is looking for a part-time volunteer (unpaid), who is currently based in Thimphu. Some basic terms stated below shall be applied:
The Board of Directors and Staff of Royal Society for Protection of Nature wish our Donors, Supporters, Partners, Members and well-wishers a Happy New Year 2016!
We look forward for your continued support and cooperation in making 2016 a great year of success.