Conservation Projects

Melghat is one of the first nine tiger reserves in India declared under Project Tiger in 1972 and has great importance for conservation of tiger because of its large area and contiguity with the Satpuda landscape. It has an area of nearly 2027 sq.km. It is located in Amravati District  in...

Based on previous work carried out by WRCS on elephant conflict, the Maharashtra Forest Department requested it to prepare an action plan for management of elephants in the state. The action plan addresses few specific questions as to which forest areas are suitable as habitats in terms of...

Tropical forest ungulates are threatened due to a multitude of factors, one of the most serious being hunting for bushmeat. Large and medium-sized ungulates form preferred prey for large carnivores (e.g. tigers, dholes), as well as play important roles in forest ecosystems. Local hunting is...