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Maharashtra Forest Department


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.

Lack of prey pushing leopards into cities: Experts

December 14, 2014 2:23 am

Big cat deaths: Forest dept said it was possible that the animals strayed into Ghaziabad from nearby Hastinapur Sanctuary

Mumbai Underground: Greener than thou

November 10, 2014 12:27 pm

The latest government department to be targetted by cyber criminals is the Maharashtra forest department.

Camera trappings show SGNP leopards frequent Thane, Mulund region

September 15, 2014 1:45 am

The study, funded by National Geographic Society and supported by the state forest department, tracked movements from Sept to Dec 2013

Crocodile caught near Khadakwasla dam where NDA cadets train

August 13, 2014 2:04 am

In February 2012, the forest department and NDA teams removed a crocodile from the Khadakwasla dam after a 10-hour operation.

Survey of mangrove forests between Vashi and Airoli bridges to begin today

March 26, 2014 1:28 am

The survey is being carried out to ascertain the boundaries of the proposed protected area (PA) in the Thane creek.