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  • GHNP and Tirthan Wildlife Sanctuary in HP ranked best managed Protected Areas in the country

    GHNP and Tirthan Wildlife Sanctuary in HP ranked best managed Protected Areas in the country

    He said that Himachal Pradesh has a network of 5 National Parks, 28 Wildlife Sanctuaries and 3 Conservation Reserves covering 8391.42 km2 which is 15 percent of the total geographical area of the state.

    January 15, 2021
  • Covid-19 lockdown increases worries of wildlife wing in HP

    Covid-19 lockdown increases worries of wildlife wing in HP

    Sensing that it may offer opportunity to hunters in the interior areas near forests, the wild life wing has intensified patrolling and intelligence in Great Himalayan National Park, the richest biodiversity spot in Kullul

    April 10, 2020
  • Snow leopard project to be expanded

    Snow leopard project to be expanded

    The elusive snow leopard will get more attention from the Wildlife Department in Himachal Pradesh as more areas where it has been sighted in the past are being included in the conservation camapaign. The snow leopard, a graceful golden-eyed animal with thick fur, padded paws and a long tail, is found in the rocky regions …

    February 1, 2018
  • Saving healing herbs in the wild

    Saving healing herbs in the wild

    “It has been an arduous task to keep a check on people collecting invaluable medicinal herbs from Great Himalayan National Park. But with concerted efforts, we have been able do it,” said Om Prakash, a forest guard at the park. Known for rich biodiversity, the national park in Himachal Pradesh has remained a source of …

    March 15, 2017
  • Saving precious medicinal herbs

    Saving precious medicinal herbs

    "It has been an arduous task to keep a check on people collecting invaluable medicinal herbs from Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP). But with concerted efforts, we have been able do it,” said Om Prakash, a forest guard at the park. Known for rich bio-diversity, the GHNP in Himachal Pradesh has remained a source of …

    February 17, 2017
  • Saving precious medicinal herbs

    Saving precious medicinal herbs

    "It has been an arduous task to keep a check on people collecting invaluable medicinal herbs from Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP). But with concerted efforts, we have been able do it,” said Om Prakash, a forest guard at the park. Known for rich bio-diversity, the GHNP in Himachal Pradesh has remained a source of …

    February 17, 2017
  • Reaping the joy of nature

    Reaping the joy of nature

    Involving local communities and keeping alive their traditions can go a long way in protecting the bio-diversity at Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) which was inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage site list in 2014. Renowned environment experts and officials of GHNP and Wildlife Institute of India during a two-day seminar at Sairopa in Kullu district …

    February 15, 2017