Bhutan Annual Waterbird Count

Bhutan Annual Waterbird Count is a citizen-science initiative as a part of the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) forming a bigger part of the global International Waterbird Census (IWC). This citizen-science program is supporting the conservation and management of wetlands and waterbirds worldwide.

Posted on 19/01/2021

Second Batch NC-II Nature Guide Training

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research formally inducted 2nd batch of Nature Guide trainees today under DoEHR, MoLHR scholarship. 40 culture and trekking guides are participating in the training. The inaugural ceremony was graced by Dasho Dzondag, Bumthang Dzongkhag as the Chief Guest and other regio...

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Posted on 30/10/2020

Dragons Back for a Semester Program

A group of 12 students and 3 faculties from the ‘Where There Be Dragons’, the United States are at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment Research (UWICER) campus, for Bhutan: Environmental sustainability and community happiness program. The group arrived on 21 st February 2020. During the program, they will e...

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Posted on 03/03/2020

Basic GPS and GIS Training

A week long training on basic GPS and GIS training started tody with 21 participants from the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS). The training is aimed at imparting basic skills to DoFPS front-line staff on how to use smartphone GPS, acquire/collect spatial data, import and overlay data to Google Earth, digitize and proces...

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Posted on 11/02/2020

SFS Spring Program Started in Bhutan

2020 spring semester of the School for Field Studies (SFS)-Bhutan Program has been started from January 27 with 24 undergraduate students from various colleges/universities of the US. The SFS-Bhutan is a joint program hosted by three organizations – the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) of the D...

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Posted on 03/02/2020

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