Tag: Forest Department

Deer poaching: One arrested, hunt on to nab 15 others
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Deer poaching: One arrested, hunt on to nab 15 others

May 27, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Department staff, who raided a spot where a few persons had killed a deer and were sharing the meat, have arrested one person and are on a look out for 15 others who had fled from the spot. The incident took place at Nadadi Beat limits of Moleyur Range in Hediyala Sub-Division of…

Goods mini lorry with rose wood logs seized
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Goods mini lorry with rose wood logs seized

April 23, 2022

Hunsur: Acting on a tip off, the Forest Department personnel have seized a goods mini lorry near Nellurpala in Hunsur taluk which was illegally transporting logs of rose wood (beete tree) in the wee hours of Thursday. Details: Following an information that seven logs of rose wood was being illegally transported from Gaddehalla in Suntikoppa…

Tiger Menace: Forest Department begins combing operation
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Tiger Menace: Forest Department begins combing operation

February 13, 2022

Summons tamed elephants Ganesh, Balarama to the spot Hunsur: The Forest Department staff have begun the combing operation to trace and trap an elusive tiger which is causing menace in the region. Though the combing operation had begun to trap the tiger, the tiger was untraceable on Saturday and the Forest staff have stayed put…

Tiger menace continues in South Kodagu
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Tiger menace continues in South Kodagu

January 9, 2022

Two more cows killed on Thursday, Friday Gonikoppa: Despite Forest Department staff placing cages in two places and also installing camera traps to trace the movement of the tiger, which is creating menace and to trap it, the elusive tiger is continuing its killing spree by killing two cows at Tochamakeri village on Thursday and…

Trees not hindering road widening felled: Activists
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Trees not hindering road widening felled: Activists

December 28, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A delegation of over 40 green activists visited the Vijayanagar First Stage this morning to assess the eco damage due to cutting of 20 fully grown shade trees. They later visited the Forest Department office at Ashokapuram to meet Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF) Kamala Karikalan. As the DCF is indisposed, a memorandum was…

Tree-felling: Forest Department holds public hearing
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Tree-felling: Forest Department holds public hearing

October 30, 2021

Activists tear down letters favouring felling of 537 trees Mysore/Mysuru: The public hearing conducted by the Forest Department this morning here on felling of roadside  trees for  NHAI’s (National Highways Authority of India)Highway expansion plans, saw environmental activists tearing up consent letters that were in  support of tree-felling. The Forest Department had invited objections, if…

Bear carcass found
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Bear carcass found

May 19, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department staff, who were on their regular beat, have found a carcass of a female bear near Chamahalli of Veeranahosahalli Range in Nagarahole Reserve Forest yesterday. The dead bear was aged about five years and the staff immediately informed their higher officials, who rushed to the spot along with Veterinarian Dr. Mujeeb…

Four arrested for attempting to sell Sand Boa snake
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Four arrested for attempting to sell Sand Boa snake

January 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department personnel have arrested four persons while they were trying to sell a Sand Boa snake and have seized one bike and one scooter besides rescuing the snake. The arrested are Manjunath of Marigowdanahundi, Devalapura in the taluk, Venugopal of Hinkal in Mysuru, Shrungar and Siddaraju of Hanur in Chamarajanagar district. The…

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