November 24, 2009

11th Black-necked Crane Festival Celebrated

bnc-fest-09.pngWith the arrival of cranes, the people of Phobjikha once again celebrated the 11th annual Black-necked Crane festival on 12th November 2009.  Apart from the large crowd this year, over 130 Black-necked cranes graced the valley at the time of the festival, the highest number to arrive at this time.

November 3, 2009

Clean Bhutan Day 2009 Gallery

November 4, 2009 – While we compile reports on Clean Bhutan Day 2009 from various parts of the country, we are pleased to share the images […]
October 30, 2009
Clean Bhutan Day 2009 Report

Clean Bhutan Day 2009 Report

ANNOUNCEMENT What did you do on Clean Bhutan Day 2009? Be proud to report your achievements by clicking the flashing button now!
October 29, 2009
Black-necked Crane

Black-necked Cranes arrive in Phobjikha

Black-necked Crane

Black-necked Crane (file photo)
29 october 2009 - The first group of black-necked crane, comprising two adults and a juvenile arrived in Phobjikha today at around 3:10 PM. It was on the same date (October 29, 2008) that RSPN recorded the first arrival of cranes in 2008.
October 29, 2009
Clean Bhutan

Clean Bhutan Day 2009

Clean BhutanANNOUNCEMENT October 29, 2009 - Clean Bhutan Day was initiated in 2008 prior to Coronation and Centenary Celebrations with the approval from the Royal Government of Bhutan.

This year, Clean Bhutan Day will be observed throughout the country on Sunday 1st November. The Royal Society for Protection of Nature urges every citizen and residents of Bhutan to participate in contributing to ‘CLEAN BHUTAN':

October 27, 2009
Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

26 October 2009 – The Royal Society for Protection of Nature , in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) and National Environment Commission organised […]
October 27, 2009

Climate Change Sensitisation Workshop

The Royal Society for Protection of Nature in collaboration with Climate Action Network South Asia organised one-day sensitisation workshop on Climate Change involving various stakeholders. {gallery}cc-wrokshop-26-oct-2009{/gallery}
October 27, 2009

Tentative Program for 11th Black-necked Crane Festival

Date: 12th November 2009
Gangtey Goenpa
Organized by:
Phobjikha Environment Management Committee (PEMC)

09:00A.M.        Arrival of guests
09:30 A.M.       Reception of Chief Guest
09:45 A.M.       Marchang Ceremony
10:00 A.M.       Opening speech by the PEMC Chairman
10:15 A.M.       Speech by Chief Guest
10:30A.M.        Cultural Programme
01:00 P.M.       Lunch
01:45 P.M.       Cultural Program

September 29, 2009

Buy Back System to manage waste

The burgeoning garbage problem needs both immediate and long term solutions

29 September, 2009 - In an effort to curb the mounting garbage problem and complement the segregation of solid waste at source, an introduction of a “buy back system” (BBS) for manufacturers and dealers of local products will be proposed to the government.

September 22, 2009
Dzongda awards certificates

Moshi Community Forest Certificate Award Day

Dzongda awards certificatesAs a part of the community-based natural resource management, RSPN has supported community forests in Moshi under Lumang Geog (block), Wamrong, Trashigang. On 15 September, 2009, the Trashigang Dzongkhag, Wamrong Dungkhag, Lumang Geog and RSPN Field Office in Womrong jointly organized the Certificate Award event for the community forest in Moshi. The Trashigang Dasho Dzongda was invited as the chief guest to honor the certificate to the members of the Kosphu Phendey Community Forest.  Along with the Dzongkhag and Dungkhag officials, about 250 people from the villages of Moshi, Kosphu, Wagkhar and Tshogonpa/Khaimanma attended the event.