Oct 16 2016

To strengthen the capacity of the field based vulture conservation partners, care taker of Vulture Safe Feeding Sites and Nest monitoring youth, Bird Conservation Nepal organized two day training on vulture conservation and Vulture Safe Zone management in 27-28 September 2016. The training as highly useful and effective on bringing the citizen scientist and partners closer than ever in focusing on how to remove the killer drug diclofenac from the environment, way forward on sustainable management of Vulture Safe Feeding Sites and manage the data on vultures monitoring in Nepal. 33 persons representing 15 community based organizations from 12 districts of lowland and mid-hills of western Nepal used the opportunity to discuss on vulture conservation issues at local level and strategies for future actions on vulture conservation in Nepal. Dr. Narendra Man Babu Pradhan, Chief Executive Officer at BCN share about his very cheerful experience of IUCN world conservation congress where participants of vulture range countries applauded the Nepal piloted concept of ‘Vulture Safe Zone’ and success of participatory conservation. He also highlighted about the introduction of Bird Conservation Nepal and its working Strategy. Krishna Bhusal, Vulture Conservation Program Officer at BCN presented about history and current situation of vulture conservation in Nepal with future plan. He also highlighted about the Vulture Release Plan 2016-2019 which aims for Initial Release of the White-rumped Vultures from the Vulture Conservation Breeding Center using a telemetry study to measure the prevalence of diclofenac in wild vulture food and to test the assimilation of captive-reared vultures into the wild. Ramesh Thapa, Chief Conservation Officer, Bardiya National Park, Rajendra Panta, Chief Ranashardul Gandh, Thakurdwara, Bardiya, Nilkantha Kandel, BNPBZUC, Pradeep Regmi, SENSE Nepal, Bardiya also delivered their thoughts and motivational speech on the program. Vulture experts from Bird Conservation Nepal facilitated the training.

List Of Donors

  • Vimal Thapa, - Rs. 1000
  • Rajendra Gurung, - Rs. 1000
  • BCN Pokhara Branch, - Rs. 632
  • Bhuwan Mani Sharma, - Rs. 100
  • Keshav Ghimire, - Rs. 100
  • World Migratory Bird Day 2013, - Rs. 3300
  • Rainer Stoll, - Rs. 25323
  • Sonam Tashi Lama, - Rs. 100
  • Abinash Nepali, - Rs. 1500
  • Carolline Forell, - Rs. 150
  • Charles Patton and Leslie Harris, - Rs. 150
  • Toby Wheeler, - Rs. 330
  • Rajendra Gurung (Patron, BCN), - Rs. 2500
  • Reliance Public School(Student from grade 3 to 5), - Rs. 365
  • Samir Maharjan, - Rs. 500
  • International Vulture Awareness Day 2011, - Rs. 2300
  • Deepak Adhikari, - Rs. 500
  • Anand Chaudhary, - Rs. 1275
  • Dr. Hum Bahadur Gurung , - Rs. 250
  • Butch Lama, - Rs. 700
  • Sarah Piper, - Rs. 2000
  • Charles W. Norris Brown, - Rs. 300
  • Puja Gurung, - Rs. 466
  • Surya Prakash Tiwari, - Rs. 200
  • Ramesh K Pariyar, - Rs. 500
  • Shree Namuna Mahendra Sec. School, - Rs. 902
  • Bright Star Worker's Higher Secondary School, - Rs. 510
  • Shree Bolambu Secondary School, - Rs. 1055
  • Apollo Int'l School, - Rs. 500
  • Shree Chandi Bhairav Secondary School, - Rs. 843
  • Amar Jyoti Sec. School, - Rs. 730
  • Shree Chandrika Devi Secondary School, - Rs. 501
  • David Fiddell, - Rs. 500
  • Local people from Sikles Village, - Rs. 4223
  • PABSON Programme, - Rs. 3000
  • Children's Paradise Boarding School, - Rs. 2000
  • Leknath Festival, - Rs. 2500
  • Amar Singh High School, - Rs. 1660
  • United Academy, - Rs. 1035
  • Suryodaya Boarding School, - Rs. 1000
  • Narayanjan Secondary School, - Rs. 891
  • Shree Baghbhairav Secondary School, - Rs. 1035
  • Green Village Education Foundation, - Rs. 500
  • Program at Dhanding, - Rs. 1500
  • Evergreen Higher Secondary School, - Rs. 1500
  • Shree Bajrayogini Secondary School, - Rs. 2800
  • Serene Hill Secondary English School, - Rs. 953
  • Nuwakot Festival, - Rs. 2000
  • BCN Day Celebration, - Rs. 645
  • Exhibition (Climate Change) at Basantapur, - Rs. 547
  • Fanny Lal, Singapore - Rs. 54963
  • Sarita Jnawali, Nepal - Rs. 850
  • Baishnavi, Nepal - Rs. 4000
  • Alliance Francaise, - Rs. 2800
  • Bird Watching Pokhara, - Rs. 1110
  • Parwat Raj Thani, Nepal - Rs. 800
  • Yangki Sherpa, - Rs. 5000
  • Tek Bdr Rai, - Rs. 100
  • Inst for village (WWU), - Rs. 1000
  • Jennifer & Wicky , - Rs. 21000
  • Yubraj Basnet, - Rs. 600