Tag: Karnataka Forest Department

Crocodile kills and drags calf into water hole at Yele Thota
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Crocodile kills and drags calf into water hole at Yele Thota

November 14, 2022

Operation to catch the croc continues Mysore/Mysuru: A huge crocodile, spotted in the Raja Kaluve near Yele Thota on Oct. 15 afternoon which resurfaced again on Oct. 29, causing tension among the public was spotted again at Yele Thota near Ramanuja Road 9th Cross in city. Though the Forest Department staff made attempts to capture…

KPCC Working President demands suspension of guilty Forest Officials
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KPCC Working President demands suspension of guilty Forest Officials

October 19, 2022

H.D. Kote: KPCC Working President R. Dhruvanarayan has demanded the suspension of Forest officials who are responsible for the death of Kariyappa, a resident of Hosahalli tribal hamlet under N. Begur Gram Panchayat limits in H.D. Kote taluk. He was speaking after visiting Hosahalli yesterday to console the family members of the family of Kariyappa….

Another Safari Centre on Mysuru-Kodagu border
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Another Safari Centre on Mysuru-Kodagu border

September 6, 2022

Works underway at Virajpet taluk Siddapura: In a bid to develop tourism, the Forest Department is establishing a Safari Centre on Kodagu-Mysuru border and the works have commenced at Virajpet taluk. As of now, there are Safari centres in Bandipur and Nagarahole Reserve Forests and now the Forest Department is opening another Safari Centre between…

Don’t harass farmers cultivating at forest fringes
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Don’t harass farmers cultivating at forest fringes

August 3, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Chamundeshwari MLA G.T. Devegowda (GTD)  has asked  Forest Department officials not to harass farmers cultivating on Government lands in Forest fringes of Harohalli, Mavinahalli, Arasanakere, S. Kallahalli, Chikkahalli, Gujjegowdanapura and Marballi villages of Mysuru taluk. He was speaking at a meeting with Forest Department officials at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here on Monday. Pointing…

Daring ‘Rana’ of Bandipur passes away
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Daring ‘Rana’ of Bandipur passes away

August 2, 2022

Becomes the first canine of Karnataka’s Canine Squad to be accorded a State funeral Mysore/Mysuru: German Shepherd Rana, who was the first member of the Canine Squad of Karnataka created for wildlife crime detection, passed away at Bandipur Tiger Reserve this morning. He was a true green warrior and protected the rich flora and fauna…

Dasara Nada Habba-2022: List of 20 elephants for jumbo squad readied
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Dasara Nada Habba-2022: List of 20 elephants for jumbo squad readied

July 17, 2022

Final list to be decided at High-Level Meeting Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department officials, who had begun the process of selecting elephants for this year’s Dasara by visiting various elephant camps and inspecting 30 elephants, have concluded the selection process and have prepared a list of 20 elephants. The Forest Department officials, led by Deputy Conservator…

Forest Department to give away 5 lakh saplings to farmers
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Forest Department to give away 5 lakh saplings to farmers

June 6, 2022

Huge demand for sandalwood, teak, silver oak and Melia dubia (hebbevu) saplings Mysore/Mysuru: As an encouragement for afforestation, the Forest Department will distribute 5 lakh saplings at concessional rates to the farmers of Mysuru district. Along with this, the Department has also planned to plant saplings along the 30-km route by the sides of the…

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