Hangul Conservation Project (HCP)
Wildlife Conservation Fund, founded in 2010, with the clear objective to save wildlife and wilderness across J&K. The state has a strategic position in the sub-continent given its landscape, geographical location, natural resources and rich biodiversity. Over the past few decades very less attention has been focused on the declining trend of wildlife. There is a great need of management interventions today than conservation of wildlife. However an effective conservation policy can have a far reaching impact on the wildlife of the state.
Wetland Conservation Project
Synopsis : The project for the conservation of upland wetlands of Pampore was granted by the Wildlife Trust of India, New Delhi vide letter no. Ref/2011-2012/07 dated 07.09.2011 and endorsed by the Department of Wildlife Protection, J&K Govt. vide letter number WLP/Tech/2617-22/2011 dated 08.08.2011 in favour of Mr. Nadeem Qadri, Environmental Lawyer &...
Western Tragopan Conservation Project
Western Tragopan Conservation Project Synopsis The Western Tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus) has now been categorized as Vulnerable (BirdLife International, 2011) and Jammu & Kashmir harbors its viable populations in some pockets both protected or otherwise that are widely distributed across the North West Himalaya in the biomes of Kashmir and Norther...
Snow Leopard Conservation Project
Snow Leopard Conservation Project Synopsis Known as the world’s most elusive feline, the Snow Leopard (Uncia uncia) lives in the mountains at the elevations of 3,000 to over 5000 m (10,000-17,000 feet). It prefers the steep, rugged terrain with cliffs, ridges, gullies, and slopes interspersed with rocky outcrops (Jackson and Hunter 1996). The total number...