Forest Department
Jharkhand  /  Published 19.06.22

Jharkhand plan to stop land degradation

Divisional forest officers say more work should be done on setting up plantations by taking over closed and abandoned mines in forest areas...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.22

Dooars: Drive to count tiger population

Exercise to commence in 3 reserve forests of North Bengal...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.22

Heat affects Dalma park

Water level at most of reservoirs has slid down to over 40 ft...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.22

Former forest staff turns ‘timber smuggler’

Among them, a former contractual employee of the forest dept, allegedly used fake seals to prepare forged papers to validate transport of the illegal timber...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

Call for vigil on wildfires

In the past 24 hours, from Sunday to 10am today (Monday), as many as 84 wildfires have been reported in the forests of Bengal, a senior forester said...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


News  /  Published 14.03.22

Leopard caught on trap camera keeps Purulia foresters busy

However, capture and relocation not on cards for the animal...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.03.22

Cross-border conservation project for endangered turtles in Sunderbans

The first phase of the programme was completed in January this year, with the release of 10 turtles — born and raised in captivity — into the wild...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.22

Gecko rescued, three arrested

Sources said a team acting on a tip-off reached near a hotel in Odlabari to conduct the raid on Friday night and spotted five persons involved in a bargain...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.22

Foresters in a fix on trapped tiger

Senior foresters said the big cat that had entered the human habitat on Monday was very old...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Foresters lay traps to snare bears and leopard

Watch parties, comprising forest department staff and local people, have been formed to monitor the situation and keep residents safe...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Cooch Behar


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