The seventh batch trainees will be starting their one year certificate course in Conservation, Environment and Forestry Studies from the 1st August 2014 at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment. The new batch consists of fifteen trainees including ten in-service from Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited (NRD...
Posted on 30/07/2014
In a first of its kind, the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), provided training on "how to monitor remote camera traps" to Resoops (Local forester) and Ex-armies. A total of 33 participants from Royal Manas National Park (RMNP) and Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (JSWNP) attended a week-long...
Posted on 25/07/2014
The UWICE is happy to bring this BIRD WEB APP of Bhutan to all the bird lovers around the world-especially to those who have plans to visit Bhutan for birding hereafter. It is a multi-media platform that will enable people to learn birds of Bhutan online.
Posted on 19/07/2014
On 7th June 2014, the week-long 14th International Society for Ethnobiology (ISE) Congress successfully ended with a remarkable closing ceremony at Ugyen Wangchuck Stadium, Bumthang. Dasho Drangpon (Chief of Justice) of Bumthang Dzongkhag was the guest of honour.
Posted on 08/06/2014
Rugged terrain and thick forest cover impose great challenges in assessing and monitoring wildlife, forest fires, poaching, illegal logging, and other activities necessary to inform critical conservation efforts in Bhutan. Across the globe, satellite images are increasingly used for collecting such landscape-level data. However, satellite images...
Posted on 04/06/2014