A three day Scientific Advisory Workshop for the school and community based phenology monitoring program in Bhutan began at Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE). The experts from different sectors including Department of School Education, RSPN, WWF, FRMD, DoFPS, CNR, Sherubtse College, NBC, and UWICE are attending the workshop.
The Institute has initiated this program to generate baseline data on impact of climate change on wildlife and plant communities of Bhutan. The main objective of this workshop is to finalize the requirement parameters on phenology monitoring protocol and implementing plans and policy of the project.
The monitoring data collected from this project will help in understanding environmental changes and its impact on plants and wildlife in Bhutan.
The project is funded by US based Karuna Foundation through Bhutan foundation.