WRCS recently conducted two media workshops at Dharwad and Kulgi for disseminating information about the project and releasing a film on human elephant conflict (HEC) mitigation techniques. The workshop at Dharwad was held at Gungarhatti Forest Training Centre on September 22, 2014.
The Community-based Management of Elephant Conflict (CBCM) model is gaining importance, and after multiple requests from various people WRCS held another workshop in Kulgi Nature Camp of Kali Tiger Reserve, Karnataka.
Wildlife Research and Conservation Society (WRCS) held many separate capacity-building training workshops on livelihood enhancement for people from the Koyna region, near Sahyadri Tiger Reserve.
On 29th July 2013, on occasion of Global Tiger Day, a seminar was organised by Mr. Tushar Pawar for the students of Jagdamba college in Achalapur. The program began with a speech by the Principal Dr. Rohankar. Mr.
In September 2013, WRCS arranged a workshop on " Mitigation of elephant Conflict: What Works and Why" at Tattihalla Training Center in Haliyal Division. The workshop was organised mainly for the Forest Officers of Haliyal and Yellapur Division. Mr.
A training on use of GPS was conducted in Jarida Range on 7th August, 2013 by Mr. Tushar Pawar. The training consisted of power point presentation about Global Positioning System followed by field training about using the GPS device in the field.
A tree plantation program was carried out in Villages Bopoli and Devghar in June 2015 as part of the project for conservation of private forests at Koyna. The total number of plants planted in both villages was 5000.
Kalpavruksha farm belonging to Gandhian farmer Shri Bhaskar Sawe is located in Village Dehri in Valsad District of Gujarat on Maharahstra border. Shri Bhaskar Sawe has been carrying out organic and natural farming of agricultural and horticultural crops for more than 50 years.
As a part of our ongoing work, we are aiming to create a database of individual elephants in the North Kanara landscape. From February 2010 to May 2014, we have been photographing elephants in the area for generating baseline information on elephant numbers and composition.
Weaving nylon bags is an activity that is easy to learn and can provide livelihood to the village community in Melghat.