HIstorical bid of 3.66 Million for Astore Markhore under Trophy Hunting Progamme

HIstorical bid of 3.66 Million for Astore Markhore under Trophy Hunting Progamme

The highest ever offered bid in respect of Astore Markhor in the history of Trophy Hunting this year. Gilgit Baltistan Parks and Wildlife Department introduced trophy hunting program with the involvement of the community of Bar Valley in 1990.
Trophy hunting of Markhor, Blue Sheep and Ibex is permissible in the Gilgit Baltistan (Pakistan), subject to such rules and regulations as are provided in the Gilgit Baltistan Wildlife (Protection, Preservation, Conservation, and Management) Act, 1975. The hunting of Markhor , Blue sheep and Ibex is otherwise prohibited under the general ban imposed by the Govt. of Pakistan and their hunting in Gilgit Baltistan is allowed, as a special case, only in the Community Managed Conservation Areas.The Trophy Hunting Initiative is a source of revenue for both the locals of the Community Controlled Hunting Areas  (CMHA’s)/Community Managed Conservation Areas (CMA’s) and the supervising government department. Presently, 47 CMHA’s/CMA’s have been notified in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Cleanup Drive Kicked off at Khunjerab National Park

Cleanup Drive Kicked off at Khunjerab National Park

The cleanup drive at khunjerab park has been initiated to make eco friendly environment. .WLMO Hunza-Nagar led the campaign to ensure the drive as desired. Public waste disposal has been installed to make it convenient to save natural habitat

Illegal Timber confiscated at Sai Range

Illegal Timber confiscated at Sai Range

On the directives of CF gilgit region a successful raid has been made by a team of Sai range under lead of SDFO Rehmatullah baig. during search operations, Around 100 sleepers of 400 cft has been recovered from multiple locations, hidden under rocks and bushes,  along the road and nallah.

 The timber has been handed over to RFO raid and depot subsequently.

K-2 Clean and Green Drive

K-2 Clean and Green Drive

Directorate of Central Karakoram National Park, Gilgit-Baltistan, collected 1610 kilograms of garbage during the cleaning operation between K2 Base Camp and Camp 4 and transported to Base Camp by organizing a special dedicated Expedition from July 19 to August 18, 2022.
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UNDP Chief Visited GLOF-II Project Site in Hunza

UNDP Chief Visited GLOF-II Project Site in Hunza

UNDP Country head along with his delegation visited GLOF-II Project site Hussani and planted deodar tree at the newly developed site of slope Planation for autumn 2022.

Illegal Timber Smuggling foiled at Dambodas Forest Check Post

Illegal Timber Smuggling foiled at Dambodas Forest Check Post

آج مورخہ 19جولاٸی 2022 کوڈمبوداس فارسٹ چیک پوسٹ پر دوران ڈیوٹی ار ایف او الیاس اور چیک پوسٹ سٹاف نے غیرقانونی لکڑی خراموش سے سکردو کی طرف سمگلنگ کرتے ھوۓ ڈمبوداس چیک پوسٹ کے سٹاف عنایت علی فدا حسین محمد حسن نوازش نے ضبط کرکے لکڑی کو اپنے طہویل میں لیا گیا….

Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Visited Forest Park Skardu

Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Visited Forest Park Skardu

Visit of Chief Secretary, Gilgit Baltistan to the Forest Park Skardu. CS appreciated the projects, especially the new outdoor gym, undertaken by the Forest Department in collaboration with WHO and District Administration, and gave valuable suggestions for the further improvement of the park. He also planted a kail sapling, partaking in the ongoing clean and green Pakistan campaign.

A cleanliness campaign was carried out around the Rama meadows today.

A cleanliness campaign was carried out around the Rama meadows today.

Secretary  Forest’s Wildlife & Environment lead the green Rama initiative with divisional; Forest Team Astore. Clean and Green Forest is the key for progressive Tourism and eco friendly living.