Conservation Projects

Title: Karnataka tiger conservation: An innovative model to conserve breeding populations of tigers in Karnataka, India.

Principal persons: K Ullas Karanth, K.M. Chinnappa, Praveen Bhargav, N.Samba Kumar, D. V. Girish

Institutional collaborators: Karnataka State Forest Department; Directorate of Project Tiger; Wildlife First; Centre for Wildlife Studies; Save the Tiger Fund; Gary Fink MCG Healthcare; 21st Century Tiger.

Duration: 1998-2001

 

Title: Tiger conservation in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

Principal person: D.V.Girish

Institutional collaborators: Bhadra Wildlife Conservation Trust; Karnataka State Forest Department; Wildlife First; Kudremukh Wildlife Foundation; Nature Conservation Guild; Wildlife Conservation Action Team-Chikmagalur; Centre for Wildlife Studies; Save the Tiger Fund; Global Tiger Patrol.

Duration: 1992-Ongoing

 

Title: Wildlife conservation education in Nagarahole National Park

Principal persons: K.M.Chinnappa and T.S.Gopal

Institutional collaborators: Nagarahole Wildlife Conservation Education Project (NAWICOED); Karnataka Forest Department; Wildlife First; Greenwatchers; Centre for Wildlife Studies; Save the Tiger Fund; Global Tiger Patrol.

Duration: 1994 –Ongoing

 

Title: Voluntary resettlement, Nagarahole National Park

Principal persons: M.K.Appachu, A. A. Poovaiah, K.M.Chinnappa

Institutional collaborators: Karnataka State Forest Department; Conservation of Wildlife and Heritage of Kodagu; Living Inspiration for Tribals (LIFT); Wildlife First; Save the Tiger Fund

Duration: 1997-Ongoing

 

Title: Rainforest conservation in Kudremukh National Park

Principal person: Niren Jain

Institutional collaborators: Kudremukh Wildlife Foundation; Karnataka State Forest Department; Wildlife First; Nature Conservation Guild; Arohana; Greenwatchers; Nagarahole Wildlife Conservation Education Project; Centre for Wildlife Studies; Save the Tiger Fund; Global Tiger Patrol.

Duration: 2000-Ongoing

 

Title: Community leadership for tiger conservation: Building local community support for tiger conservation

Principal persons: K.Ullas Karanth, Sanjay Gubbi and Praveen Bhargav

Institutional collaborators: Karnataka State Forest Department; Wildlife First; Bhadra Wildlife Conservation Trust; Kudremukh Wildlife Foundation; Nagarahole Wildlife Conservation Education Project; Conservation of Wildlife and Heritage of Kodagu; Tiger Research and Conservation Trust; Sahyadri Wildlife and Forest Conservation Trust; Sharavathi Tiger Action Trust; Centre for Wildlife Studies. Save the Tiger Fund; Global Tiger Patrol; 21st Century Tiger.

Duration: 2001-Ongoing

 

Title: Monitoring of tiger and its habitat in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve

Principal persons: Harshwardhan & Poonam Dhanwatey

Institutional collaborators: Tiger Research and Conservation Trust; Maharashtra State Forest Department; Wildlife First; Rhino Nature Club; Centre for Wildlife Studies; 21st Century Tiger.

Duration: 2001-2004

 

Title: Wildlife conservation outreach

Principal persons: Sanjay Gubbi and Praveen Bhargav

Institutional partners: Wildlife First; Trust for Environmental Education; Centre for Wildlife Studies

Duration: 2001-Ongoing