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Maharashtra government starts talking to striking forest guard...

A week after more than 15,000 forest guards and foresters went on an indefinite strike over demands for a hike in their basic grade pay among others, there has finally been a breakthrough in communication between the protesters and the state. The ... DNA India, 1 day ago
Forest employees on strike from today Times of India, 1 week ago

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Chili smoke to protect farms from wild animals in Maharashtra

The state forest department pays about Rs 5 crore annually to farmers as compensation for crop depredation by wild animals. To reduce this burden, the wildlife wing has now decided to promote 'chili smoke', a cost-effective technique pioneered by wildlife vet ...
 Economic Times4 days ago
Digital Journal

Forest officials justify shooting tiger which killed humans

The Maharashtra Forest Department justified shooting down a tiger on Tuesday evening in the forests near Dongahaldi village in Pombhurna tehsil of the district by stating that the big cat had claimed five human lives in seven attacks. Briefing reporters at ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Man-eating tiger that killed five shot in India  Digital Journal1 week ago 'Man-eating' tiger shot dead in India's Maharashtra  Panorama.am1 week ago Tiger That Ate Seven People Killed in Western India  Latin American Herald Tribune1 week ago

Forest department to start counting Indian giant squirrels in state

It is the official state animal, but no one knows how many Indian giant squirrels there are in Maharashtra. The anomaly will soon be rectified with the state forest department carrying out the first state-wide census of the Indian giant squirrel soon. "This ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Shekru monitoring to be taken statewide  Pune Mirror1 month ago Horn not ok please, state tells municipal bodies  Times of India5 days ago Maharashtra borders to have check-posts  Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 months ago
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Green Blankets Get IT Cover

Praveen S Pardeshi Principal Secretary, Revenue and Forest Department, Government of Maharashtra Forests will no longer be dark, deep and hidden as IT sets stage to penetrate deep into them and brings out the secrets for the whole world to see, ...
 EGov Online1 month ago Crooked ploy  The Statesman2 weeks ago Poor response to forest fund scheme  Times of India1 month ago Greens blame forest cover loss on Forest Rights Act  Economic Times1 month ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Mumbai Port Trust celebrates International Mangrove Day

Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), the Department of Forests, Government of Maharashtra and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited jointly took the initiative to plant mangroves along the eastern coast of Mumbai at Sewri on July 26 on the occasion of ...
 Trans Reporter1 month ago Report says Maharashtra's mangrove cover unchanged for nine years, activists aghast  Times of India4 weeks ago Mangroves are crucial to Mumbai  Afternoon Despatch & Courier3 weeks ago

Wetlands being reclaimed for realty projects and parking lots: Maharashtra forest dept

The wetlands in the coastal belts around Mumbai are being killed to make way for development, the Maharashtra forest department has told the Bombay high court.
 Times of India1 month ago

WCCB seizes wildlife species in joint raid

The western region of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, in a joint raid with Maharashtra forest department, seized two live baby crocodiles, 19 Indian tent turtles, 15 Indian star tortoises and 15 red eared sliders - an exotic species.
 Times of India1 month ago

‘Three tigers caught on camera in Tillari region’

Maharashtra’s forest department says it has used a camera trap technique to study the natural habitat as well as the movements of the big cat in the Tillari reservoir and succesfully captured images of three tigers.
 Times of India2 months ago
Times of India

Vultures to be tracked with transmitters in Maharashtra

The state forest department and Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) will launch an in-situ vulture conservation project in Maharashtra from next month. The Rs 1 crore project will be funded by Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
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