NEWS

November 17, 2014

16th Black-necked Crane Festival 2014

Coinciding with the birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the 16thAnnual Black-necked Crane festival was organized in the courtyard of […]
November 11, 2014

Commemoration of 59th Birth Anniversary of 4th Druk Gyalpo

The Board of Directors, Members and Staff of Royal Society for Protection of Nature join Nation in Commemorating 59th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth […]
October 31, 2014

Cranes arrive in their winter habitats

31 October 2014: Around five Black-necked cranes have arrived in Phobjikha at around 1:00PM BST today. The other major winter habitat in Bumdeling in Trashi Yangtse too […]
October 30, 2014

Training on Technical Skills on Bamboo and Cane Products Development

Zhemgang RSPN Field Office in collaboration with the Bjoka Block RNR Extension Forest Office and Bjoka Bamboo Craft Cooperative Group organized a three-day training on technical skills […]
October 8, 2014

CBD COP 12 Kicks Off in Republic of Korea

Governments meet in Republic of Korea to assess progress in implementing global Strategic Plan for Biodiversity “Pyeongchang Road Map” expected to include further steps to protect […]
October 7, 2014

Inception Meeting of WASH project held in RSPN

The inception meeting with Public Health and Engineering Division (PHED), Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health was organized by RSPN on 30th September, 2014 in […]
September 5, 2014

Environmental Education and Dog sterilization program in Khotokha

Khotokha valley, located at the North of Wangduephodrang District and at an altitude of 2500 masl, is one of the important winter habitats of the endangered […]
August 8, 2014

A Field Guidebook titled “Butterflies in and around Phobjikha Valley” published

A pictorial field guidebook on “Butterflies in and around Phobjikha Valley” was published under the Conmmunity-based Sustainable Tourism Project. The booklet contains 80 species of butterflies […]
July 25, 2014
Preparation of Heap Compost

Training on Vegetable Production and Management to farmers

Preparation of Heap CompostZhemgang Field Office in collaboration with the Ngangla Gewog (block) RNR Extension Agriculture Office and Panbang Organic Vegetable Group organized six-days training on Vegetable Production and Management to members of the of three vegetable groups of Ngangla Block under Panbang sub-district from 6th till 11th July, 2014. It is a part of ADB funded project on “Improving Gender-Inclusive Access to Clean and Renewable Energy in Bhutan”. Its objectives are to train 35 farmers on basic book-keeping, organic components and pest management aiming at product improvement and income generation.

July 23, 2014
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Reforestation program at Kuensel Phodrang in Thimphu

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Despite stern legislation and public awareness program in place to curb forest fires, it is one of the major environmental problems in Bhutan causing immense threat to the rich biodiversity.

Forest fires in Bhutan have caused huge damages to biodiversity resulting in environmental degradation. In response to substantial deforestation over many years due to forest fires, an approach to sustainable forest management through reforestation activities are being implemented by the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN).