Tag: Karnataka Forest Department

Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres
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Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres

June 26, 2019

Mysuru: Keeping in mind the safety of people going for safari at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve and to facilitate the smooth movement of safari vehicles, the Forest Department has proposed to widen the safari routes by 20 metres from the existing 10 metres.  This move is to prevent wild animals from attacking the safari vehicles…

Tourists flock Dammanakatte to see tigers, ‘Black Beauty’
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Tourists flock Dammanakatte to see tigers, ‘Black Beauty’

June 26, 2019

Increased demand on weekends and holidays, one more safari trip added Mysuru: Following increased demand for safari at Dammanakatte Forest amidst Kabini backwaters in Antharasanthe Forest Range of Nagarahole National Park, the Forest Department has included one additional safari trip on weekends and holidays.  The existing safari timings have been restricted to one-and-a-half hours and…

Leopard trapped near Srirangapatna
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Leopard trapped near Srirangapatna

June 9, 2019

Mysuru: A leopard was trapped in Kodiyala village of Srirangapatna taluk in Mandya district   this morning. The feline, a 4-year-old male, was repeatedly spotted in the outskirts of Kodiyala village, following which the Forest officials placed a cage at a farmland in the village neighbourhood. The leopard is said to have walked into the trap…

Two arrested for smuggling wild Partridges
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Two arrested for smuggling wild Partridges

April 15, 2019

Hanur: The Forest Department personnel have arrested two persons on charges of smuggling wild Partridge birds from forest on Sunday. The arrested are Jnanaprakash and Jack Benatic of Megaladoddi village. The accused had caught 10 wild Partridge birds which had come out from Kothanur Banur Beat in Kothanur Section. They had killed four birds and…

Forest staff, poachers exchange gunfire at Karnataka-TN border
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Forest staff, poachers exchange gunfire at Karnataka-TN border

April 12, 2019

400 kg wild meat, arms, snares seized Hanur:  In a major haul, the Karnataka Forest Department has managed to confiscate a huge haul of over 400 kg of wild meat besides arms and snares used for hunting on the Karnataka-Tamil Nadu Border. However, the poachers managed to escape. Yesterday afternoon, the Forest Department staff from…

Winners of Wildlife Photography contest
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Winners of Wildlife Photography contest

October 9, 2018

A group photo of the winners of Wildlife Photography contest organised by the Forest Department in city recently. Front row – from left: K.A. Machaiah, S.R. Madhusudhan, V. Sheshadri and Prasad are seen with Forest Minister R. Shankar, CCF Venkateshan, APCCF Jagathram, PCCF C. Jayaram, Zoo Authority of Karnataka Member-Secretary B.P. Ravi, DCFs Sidramappa Chalkapure…

Bags Certificate of Merit in Wildlife Photography Competition
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Bags Certificate of Merit in Wildlife Photography Competition

October 8, 2018

Shashank, son of senior journalist Mahadev, who participated in the wildlife photography competition organised by the Forest Department as part of World Wildlife Week, is seen receiving the Certificate of Merit from Forest Minister R. Shankar at a function organised in city recently as Zoo Authority of Karnataka Member-Secretary B.P. Ravi and others look on.

Elusive tiger worries villagers in Hunsur
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Elusive tiger worries villagers in Hunsur

August 25, 2018

Hunsur: A week-long efforts by Forest Department staff to trap an elusive tiger near K.G. Habbanakuppe is yet to yield the result as the ‘intelligent’ tiger seems to be not lured by the goat kept as a bait in the cage but continue to roam in the said village looking for another prey. The tiger…

World Environment Day-2018: Forest Department launches ‘Vanothsava’
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World Environment Day-2018: Forest Department launches ‘Vanothsava’

June 6, 2018

Mysuru: Marking World Environment Day-2018, the Forest Department along with the District Administration launched ‘Vanothsava’ yesterday, aimed at planting saplings all along the Ring Road from Hinkal junction till Nanjangud Road junction. It is proposed to plant about 8,000 saplings along the Ring Road. ‘Vanothsava’ was launched by MP Pratap Simha, DC Abhiram G. Sankar…

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