RSPN News

November 22, 2012
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International Wetland Symposium

wetlands symposium nepal 2012-aAn International Wetland Symposium (IWS): Safeguarding Wetlands; Securing Future was held in the beautiful city of Pokhara, Nepal, between 7- 10 November 2012. It was organized by the  Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation (MFSC)/Conservation and Sustainable Use of Wetlands in Nepal (CSUWN) in collaboration with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), WaterAid (WaterAid) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF). 

November 15, 2012
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14th Annual Black-necked Crane Festival

bnc festival 2012As the community of Phobjikha valley sheltered themselves in the confines of their warm houses escaping the cold morning and windy afternoon, the majestic Black-necked Cranes punctuated the frost laden wetlands of Phobjikha valley looking for cozy place to feed and play around. The arrival and departure of the cranes is very much the part and parcel of the lives of the locals. 

October 30, 2012

Black-necked cranes arrive in Bumdeling

30th October 2012- Two adult Black-necked cranes arrived in Bumdeling, Trashiyangtse this afternoon at around 1 pm (BST). According to Ap Phurba Wangdi, RSPN’s focal crane observer […]
October 26, 2012

Black-necked cranes arrive in Phobjikha

27 October, 2012: The first group of Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollis) arrived today in Phobjikha. At around 12:30PM BST, a group of 3 cranes including one juvenile arrived in their winter habitat, Phobjikha.

October 25, 2012
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Her Majesty Gyaltsuen graced RSPN Silver Jubilee Celebration

queen rspn24 October, 2012: Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen graced the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN).

October 20, 2012
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2nd Annual Black-necked Crane Stakeholder coordination Workshop

Understanding status and conserving their habitats.

2nd bnc-meeting 5Oct2012 ii5 October 2012 - The Second Annual Black-necked Crane (BNC) Stakeholder’s Coordination Workshop was held in Thimphu with participants from Department of Forests and Park Services, WWF Bhutan Program, RSPN and print media.