Nameri National Park

EHNF 2018 Rural Futures: Launch of “Nameri Guidebook” & “League of Earth Heroes”

EHNF 2018 Rural Futures: Launch of “Nameri Guidebook” & “League of Earth Heroes”
EHNF 2018 Rural Futures: Launch of “Nameri Guidebook” & “League of Earth Heroes”

Eastern Himalayas: Botanic Ark Nameri Field Station

Eastern Himalayan Botanic Gardens Ark Field Station
Eastern Himalayan Botanic Gardens Ark Field Station

Case Study: SUKLA DAS

SUKLA DAS  Recipient of Mark Shand Mahout Awards, 2014 - Assam

Born and brought up in Patosali village in Balipara Reserve Forest, Sukla is an extraordinary individual and mahout with immense traditional knowledge about nature, wildlife and communities. Sukla is known for his forest stories and is also considered an expert boatman, guide and naturalist. He is very well informed regarding the whereabouts on every nook and corner of Nameri National Park.

Rescue of the Indian Rock Python, found roaming in EHBA

Python rescued in EHBA by team

Team effort at Balipara Foundation helped rescue the Indian Rock Python, approx 8 ft. It was found roaming in Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark and was released in Nameri National Park safe and sound. Forest Department acknowledged the effort and gave certificate of appreciation to the proud team.
 

An Ethnobotanical Survey of Wild food plants of Mishing Tribe

Abstract: The wild edible plants are important in the livelihood strategies of tribal people. The value of wild edible vegetables in food security has not been given sufficient attention in India (Reddy et al. 2007). Mishing is a tribal community belonged to Mongoloid group – a multitude of people that followed Austro-Asiatic races to India (Singh et al. 1996).

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Grass not green enough? Nameri tigers face threat of shrinking grasslands

Guwahati: Shrinking grasslands have become a cause of concern for the 344-sq km Nameri Tiger Reserve (NTR) in Sonitpur district. The latest assessment report on NTR's predator and prey status has revealed that it has lost nearly 50% of its grasslands between 1973 and 2011. 

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