Freeland Trains 70 Young Range Officers on Crime Scene Processing

Freeland India experts trained almost 70 young range officers from five southern Indian states on wildlife crime scene processing techniques at Kaziranga National Park, Assam, in March 2016. The young trainee Range Officers, visiting Kaziranga as part of their travels through northeast India, were in for a surprise when, instead of an evening lecture, they enacted a crime scene. Trainees were...
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Anti-Poaching and Wildlife Crime Investigation for Assam

Freeland India, together with Aaranyak, conducted an intensive six day anti-poaching and wildlife crime investigation training for 21 forest personnel in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, in March 2016. The trainees, from Kaziranga National Park, Manas Tiger Reserve, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and Kokrajhar, Nagaon, Mangaldai and Digboi Wildlife Divisions, spent a week working their way through...
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Anti-Poaching and Investigations Training for Satpura Tiger Reserve Staff

(12 February, 2014) Twenty-five field staff of the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India, underwent a nine-day intensive training course in February 2014, which imparted them with the skills to effectively carry out anti-poaching and wildlife crime investigation duties. The trainees ranked from forest guards to foresters and deputy rangers, including two female forest guards. The course...
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Leopard Poacher Nabbed!

(25 February 2012) Mr. Anil Mishra and his colleagues from the Jharkhand Forest Department arrested a poacher and seized a leopard skin in the Naxalite affected Palamau Tiger Reserve. Says Mr. Mishra, “Our informer tipped us about some poaching activities in the area. We wanted to arrest the poacher as well as seize the skin to make the case stronger. I therefore, decided to act as the decoy...
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Protected Area Managers Trained on Anti-Poaching

(April 10, 2012) Officials from 11 Asian countries trained together intensively for two weeks at Thailand’s  Khao Yai National Park during March to learn best-practice methods for strengthening forest and wildlife protection. Twenty-five protected area managers from the ASEAN and South Asia regions participated in the PROTECT (Protected area Operational and Tactical Enforcement Conservation...
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Forest Officers Trained on Anti-Poaching

22 Aug – 4 Sep, 2011 More than 50 forest officials  from Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR and Thailand trained together for two weeks under the guidance of experienced instructors at Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park’s Regional Nature Protection Training Center in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand. Designed to dramatically improve the security of Asia’s remaining forest...
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