Celebration of successful nine years!

SMCRF successfully celebrated its 9th Annual General Meeting on 25th August 2018 marking the successful nine years in the research and conservation of small mammals. The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Dr. Maheswor Dhakal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Singha Durbar, Kathmandu. Mr. Narayan Lamichhane, Secretary of SMCRF welcomed all …

‘साना प्राणी प्राथमिकतामा परेनन्’

काठमाडौँ, ९ भदौ : विभिन्न क्षेत्रबाट हुने संरक्षणका कार्य ठूला प्राणीमा बढी केन्द्रित हुँदा साना प्राणीको संरक्षण कार्यले प्राथमिकता पाउन नसकेको यस क्षेत्रका जानकारीले बताएका छन् । साना स्तनधारी प्राणी संरक्षण तथा अनुसन्धान फाउण्डेसनको नवौँ वार्षिक साधारणसभाका अवसरमा आज यहाँ आयोजित कार्यक्रममा उहाँहरुले ठूला प्राणीको संरक्षणसँगै साना प्राणीकोे संरक्षणमा पनि सबैको ध्यान जानुुपर्नेमा जोड दिनुभयो …

Sharing Workshop on Bat Conservation Action Plan for Kathmandu Valley

SMCRF organized a Sharing workshop on site specific Bat conservation action plan (2018-2023) for Kathmandu valley on July 20, 2018 at Indreni Foodland and Banquet, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.  The objective of the workshop was to discuss and revise on the draft of the bat conservation action plan for the Kathmandu valley. Altogether, 36 persons representing …

Rescue and Release of Chinese Pangolin into Taudolchhap Community Forest

A rescued Chinese Pangolin has been safely released into the Taudolchhap Community Forest, Bhaktapur on 6 July 2018 in presence of team from SMCRF, Taudolchhap Community Forest Users Group (TCFUG), Suryabinayak Municipality, District Forest Office, students and local people. This is the 10th successful release of pangolins in the area. SMCRF has been jointly involved …

Huge congratulations to Dr. Arjun Thapa!

Dr. Arjun Thapa, Founder President of SMCRF, has successfully completed his PhD on “Conservation ecology and Genetics of Red Panda across its entire range” from Institute of Zoology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), China, under the supervision of Prof. Wei Fuwen. This is a huge accomplishment that requires a tremendous amount of hard …

Announcement of Small Mammals Research Fellowship 2018

We take great pleasure to announce the two recipients of Small Mammals Research Fellowship 2018, selected from more than twenty applications. Mr. Dirgh Bahadur B.K., M.Sc. Zoology, Central Department of Zoology, Kirtipur “Status, Distribution Pattern and Conservation Threats of Pangolin (Manis spp.) in Kailali District, Farwestern, Nepal” Ms. Aarati Basnet, B.Sc. Forestry, Institute of Forestry, …

Workshop on “Use of machine learning and Open Access in Conservation: moving beyond just MaxEnt and Species Distribution Modellings”

Small Mammals Conservation and Research Foundation organized a one day workshop on “Use of machine learning and Open Access in Conservation: moving beyond just MaxEnt and Species Distribution Modellings” on 7th June 2018 in collaboration with Central Department of Zoology, Tribhuvan University at Kirtipur. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Falk Huettmann, Assistant Professor for …

संरक्षणको प्राथमिकतामा पर्दैनन् साना स्तनधारी प्राणी

नवीन लुईटेलकाठमाडौं– जैविक विविधता कायम राख्न मद्धत गर्ने साना स्तनधारी प्राणी संरक्षण र खोज अनुसन्धानको हिसाबले कम प्राथमिकतामा पर्ने गरेको पाइएको छ। जैविक विविधता कायम राख्न ठूलोसँगै साना स्तनधारी प्राणीको पनि उत्तिकै भूमिका रहने संरक्षणकर्मी बताउँछन्। तर, कुल १ सय प्रतिशतमा ६० प्रतिशत साना स्तनधारी प्राणी रहेपनि संरक्षणमा खासै प्राथमिकतामा नपरेको उनीहरूको भनाइ छ। साना …

Celebration of 25th International Biodiversity Day

May 22nd is celebrated as International Day for Biological Diversity every year to increase the understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. On this auspicious occasion of 25th International Biodiversity Day, Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE) celebrated 25th Biodiversity Day on 22 May, 2018 at National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), Khumaltar in collaboration with …

Graduates Hive: Synergizing Knowledge on Biodiversity

The Small Earth Nepal (SEN), in collaboration with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), organised a graduates workshop- “Graduates Hive: Synergizing Knowledge on Biodiversity” with the theme for this year “Celebrating 25 years of Action on Biodiversity” on 22nd May, 2018 at ICIMOD Knowledge Park, Godawari, Lalitpur. The workshop constituted of three sessions viz …