WRCS Events

Simple Measures to deal with Human-Elephant Conflict : A workshop in Belgaum and Kolhapur district

WRCS is implementing a project for conserving private forests in the corridor region between Koyna Sanctuary and Chandoli National Park. This year WRCS carried out revegetation on 35 acres of private forest belonging to 8 owners.

Women for Elephants: Considerable love is lost between humans and elephants because of escalating human-elephant conflict in all elephant ranges. Elephants are perceived to be problem animals, trouble makers and paddy thief by those who are at the receiving ends.

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.