Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Bird Count In Pakke Tiger Reserve ,Arunachal Pradesh - 3rd November 2013 to 9th November 2013

Dear Birdwatchers,

It is a pleasure to invite you and your friends for the citizen participatory initiative in Pakke Tiger Reserve-Arunachal Pradesh..An opportunity for the ordinary citizens who are also avid birders to take part in the scheduled bird count planned for the winter of 2013.

The initiative is being co-ordinated by Pakke Tiger Reserve Authority ,Help Tourism & IT Nature Club.

The aim is to collect a database of birds by using the "unlimited point count' in the allocated transects across the park.

The participation fee of Rs.6,000 per participant will be used for the conservation efforts in the park. This amount will be utilized by Pakke Tiger Reserve Authority & Ghora Aabhe Society for conducting regular livelihood programs for the community who are living on the fringes of the park to become partners in the conservation efforts.

Ghora Aabhe Society is a registered group of twelve village chiefs from around the park.Ghora Aabhe Society along with the forest department supports conservation efforts in and around the park.They enforce customary laws, institute penalties against hunting / logging and organize conservation awareness programs around Pakke Tiger Reserve. Representatives of the society also run the Pakke Jungle Camp - a community managed stay option in Seijosa under the guidance and support from Help Tourism.

Help Tourism ( ) is an award winning, reputed and pioneering rural tourism organization which has been regularly organizing capacity building and livelihood programs for the communities living around the protected areas in East & North East India such as Pakke Tiger Reserve.
You can request for  Participation Form and more details ​by emailing us at OR calling us on +91 9845383882

Date of the bird count : 3rd November 2013 to 9th November 2013.

Last date for submission of form along with payment : 15th August 2013
We strictly adhere to the first come first reserved principle for participation.
Join us with your birding friends for an amazing  birding and trekking experience in the Eastern Himalayas.
Best regards,

Geetanjali Dhar

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