Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Maharashtra Forest Department


Leopard trapped inside well; villagers, Forest dept and Wildlife SOS help rescue it

October 06, 2021 8:39 am

In order to ensure that the leopard did not drown, a team of village rescuers trained by Wildlife SOS and the Forest department collectively lowered a metallic plank into the well.

Ahmednagar: Leopard breaks into school canteen, rescued after four-hour-long operation

July 10, 2021 4:29 pm

The leopard was safely shifted to a trap cage and transferred to the Wildlife SOS Leopard Rescue Centre in Junnar for medical care and observation.

Golden jackal rescued from Otur, receives treatment for stomach infection

February 03, 2021 11:19 am

The jackal was found by local farmers in a semi-conscious state near a field. After a few days of intensive care and treatment, the jackal showed signs of improvement and a final examination deemed her fit for release.

Maharashtra: Govt to propose 11 new conservation reserves in meet with wildlife board

December 04, 2020 2:08 am

According to the Union environment ministry, conservation reserves are protected areas that act as buffer zones or connectors and migration corridors between established national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reserved and protected forests.

Govt requests Telangana to transfer two pairs of breeding lions for SGNP

October 05, 2020 12:50 am

The state government had also requested Gujarat for a lion. However, the state hasn’t received a positive response as yet. Officials said they are still pursuing the matter with Gujarat

MIHAN tiger to be captured: Maharashtra Forest Department

December 09, 2019 2:25 pm

“We had sought permission to tranquilise and capture the tiger, which has been granted by Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) Nitin Kakodkar,” said Prabhunath Shukla, Nagpur Deputy Chief Conservator of Forest.

Surgery begins on a first: Artificial limb for Nagpur tiger

October 10, 2019 6:49 am

On Wednesday, local veterinarians, and orthopaedics and prosthetic limb expert from the University of Leeds, Peter Giannoudis, carried out a 25-minute surgical procedure to relieve the 7-year old tiger Sahebrao of pain on his left front leg.

Mangrove cell on drive to remove encroachments

May 25, 2015 12:42 am

According to cell officials, eviction notices were issued to structures that came up on these mangrove lands after 2005.

Second leopard trapped in a week in Junnar, villagers say there are more

May 15, 2015 3:37 am

On May 7, a female leopard was trapped at Dingore village in Junnar. Two incidents of leopards killing children were reported from Dingore and Khamundi villages

Legal opinion in, Gramvan on track

March 08, 2015 12:56 am

Maharashtra’s forest department had launched the Gramvan programme in May 2014 under Section 28 of the Forest Conservation Act (FCA) of 1927.