Tag: Forest Department

Tiger mauls woman to death in H.D. Kote
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Tiger mauls woman to death in H.D. Kote

May 26, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Department officials and villagers this morning discovered the body of a woman shepherd who had gone missing after a tiger attack in the Murband Hill area of H.D. Kote taluk yesterday. The victim, identified as Chikki (45) from Malada Haadi in N. Begur, was grazing goats near the hill with another woman from…

Tree surveys on private lands in Kodagu irk coffee growers
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Tree surveys on private lands in Kodagu irk coffee growers

May 7, 2024

Madikeri: Tree surveys on private lands and coffee plantations in Kodagu District, initiated by the Forest Department following the directives from higher authorities, have faced opposition from farmers and coffee growers in the region. Recently, Forest Department officials visited certain coffee plantations in Valnoor and Tyagathur villages, informing villagers that they were there to conduct…

Watering green with voluntary help
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Watering green with voluntary help

April 30, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: With no respite from summer heat, the trees and plants in public places are going dry, forcing the Forest Department to seek the help of volunteers to keep the green cover intact. N. Raghavan of Raghulal and Co.,, a popular pharmacy shop of the city who has been doing his mite for the cause…

MGP urges Forest Department to stall cutting of over 25 trees
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MGP urges Forest Department to stall cutting of over 25 trees

March 4, 2024

All trees standing in precarious condition threatening public safety, clarifies ACF Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department’s decision to authorise the cutting of certain old and fully-grown trees across various areas of the city has sparked outrage among environmental activists and the Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP). They are raising concerns about whether the Department conducted a thorough…

Training to forest staff on Chamundi Hill fire-fighting
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Training to forest staff on Chamundi Hill fire-fighting

February 24, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: With the onset of summer, the Forest Department faces heightened challenges in combating fire at Chamundi Hill. To address these, proactive measures and awareness programmes have been initiated. Yesterday, one such programme took place at Tree Park, Alanahalli, at the foot of Chamundi Hill, where the Forest Department sought the active support of the…

Triple urban tigresses roaming near Mysuru raise concerns
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Triple urban tigresses roaming near Mysuru raise concerns

December 13, 2023

Forest staff on the edge as tiger cubs move freely, eluding capture operation By M.T.  Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: In an unexpected turn of events, three one-and-a-half-year-old female tiger cubs have made appearances in three distinct locations near the cultural city of Mysuru, leaving Forest Department personnel puzzled and on high alert. Dubbed the ‘triple urban…

Officials collect info, scan social media for file photos in Mysuru
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Officials collect info, scan social media for file photos in Mysuru

October 28, 2023

Recovered wildlife artefacts to be sent to Wildlife Institute of India in Dehradun for forensic analysis Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department officials are actively gathering intelligence reports on individuals wearing tiger claw pendants in Mysuru and conducting raids on homes and individuals based on the information they receive. Social media, in particular, is being closely monitored…

Deputy Range Forest Officer arrested for wearing tiger claw pendant
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Deputy Range Forest Officer arrested for wearing tiger claw pendant

October 28, 2023

Bengaluru: The Forest Department on Friday suspended the Deputy Range Forest Officer (DRFO) of Kalasa in Chikkamagaluru district and arrested him for allegedly possessing a tiger claw pendant, officials said. The action was taken following an official complaint lodged by activists Supreeth and Abdul Khader against Darshan Kumar, the DRFO, after a purported photo of…

Increase Karnataka’s forest cover to 33%: CM
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Increase Karnataka’s forest cover to 33%: CM

October 8, 2023

69th Wildlife Week concludes, people striving to save green cover felicitated Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah urged the Forest Department to take measures to increase the forest cover from the current 22 percent to the recommended 33 percent. He emphasised that conserving forest areas and wildlife is a collective responsibility, and the Forest Department plays a…

Safari tourists to get insurance cover at Bandipur, Nagarahole
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Safari tourists to get insurance cover at Bandipur, Nagarahole

October 8, 2023

Mysuru: In a pioneering move, the Forest Department has introduced insurance coverage for tourists embarking on safaris in forest vehicles within the Nagarahole and Bandipur Tiger Reserves. Karnataka, a State renowned for its rich biodiversity, has a long history of wildlife tourism activities in the Bandipur and Nagarahole Tiger Reserves. Given the regular influx of…

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