Forest Department
West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.22

Sikkim tree gets new home

Originally found only in the vicinity of Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary above Lachung, rhododendron niveum flowers have bloomed at Kyongnosla after decades of efforts of the forest dept...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 22.11.22

Assam-Meghalaya border row kills 4

The truck was intercepted at the Meghalaya border by an Assam Forest Department team around 3 am on Tuesday...
By PTI in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.22

Tourists told to avoid elephant encounters

Villagers, private resort owners asked to curb human movement during wee hours and night hours to avoid man-animal conflict...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 20.09.22

West Bengal forest dept to employ Gajamitras in pockets of south Bengal

The Gajamitras will use a mobile application to help in avoiding any clash between elephants and humans...

News  /  Published 22.08.22

Unkempt Southern Avenue cries in despair

Pavements broken or blocked with garbage and tree branches; boulevards overrun with weeds...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 17.08.22

Forest department recovers red panda, leopard skins in Siliguri, 3 arrested

Accused were trying to smuggle the items to Bhutan via Siliguri...

News  /  Published 04.08.22

In pics: International Clouded Leopard Day, Kishore Kumar’s birth anniversary…

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 30.07.22

New Town gets a mini zoo spreading over 17 acres

According to a senior forest department official, big cats like the Asiatic lion, Royal Bengal tiger and leopard will be brought to the park next year...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 14.07.22

West Bengal govt ties up with NGO for massive turtle conservation project

Batagur baska is one of the most endangered turtle species in the world...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.07.22

Bird rescued in 8-hour operation in Dum Dum Park

Common mynah trapped in kite strings, wires...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum


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