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East Himalayan Yew (Taxus wallichiana) of Nepal

Title of the project: Mainstreaming conservation and sustainable management of East Himalayan Yew (Taxus wallichiana) through operational plans of community forests of Central Nepal. Donor:  Audubon Naturalist Society Project timeline: September 2020 to September 2021 Background Endangered gymnosperm ‘East Himalayan Yew (Taxus wallichiana Zucc.)’ had been heavily exploited all around the range for its’ leaves […]
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Transformation of Invasive Species Mikania micrantha: Mile a minute weed to Cash

Title: Initiating community-based bio briquette production to manage the invasion of mile-a-minute weed (Mikania micrantha) on community-managed buffer zone area of Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Project timeline: September 2020 to September 2021 Donor: Van Tienhoven Foundation for International Nature Protection, Netherland. Project leader: Arjun Bhusal Background Chitwan National Park is located at Southern Central lowland […]
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Jalthal Forest Conservation and Management Plan

Jalthal, a subtropical forest covers an area of 6000 hectare remnant moist tropical forest of Southeast Nepal, which is the only remaining patch of the moist tropical forest of the country. The forest provides diverse ecosystems (lakes, rivers, forest, grasslands, and hillocks) with several threatened floras (Artocarpus chaplasha Roxb., Cycas pectinata, Magnolia champaca, Rauvolfia serpentina, […]
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