Red Panda protection campaign kicks off in Myagdi
3 Dec, Babiyachaur (Myagdi):
A campaign to protect endangered species, Red Panda, has kicked off in Myagdi district.
With the assistance of the World Wildlife Fund, the Hariyo Ban Programme, Red Panda Network and Himlai Conservation Forum started awareness creating programme in community and schools for the protection of Red Panda.
The researchers of Red Panda Network have confirmed the existence of Red Panda in the area after they found its excreta in Mareni Community Forest in Lulang, Jaljala area of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve and forest area of Gurja and Mudi VDCs in course of research on endangered wildlife.
The office-bearers of the eight community forest users groups and students of three schools based in Gurja, Lulang and Muna VDCs were sensitized for the protection of Red Panda in the first phase, said researcher of the Network Badri Baral. RSS