World Wildlife Day:Dachigam National park staff pledges to save Hangul



SRINAGAR: On the occasion of World Wildlife Day the field staff of the Dachigam National Park, Srinagar resolved to work dedicatedly for the protection of the National Park, the treasure house of myriad unique floral and faunal species.

In a simple and impressive gathering at Nature Interpretation Centre, Dachigam, the current scenario relating to the survival of Hangul, the Kashmir Stag, and threats to its habitat was pondered over.

Addressing the staff of the park, the Wildlife Warden Central Division, Srinagar, Tahir Shawl, laid impetus on the need to work dedicatedly with missionary zeal to protect Hangul and other life forms in the park.

He stressed that the protection of Dachigam and Conservation of Hangul should be their core mission and not treated as mere routine duty in casual manner.

In syncronity with the theme of the World Wildlife Day “the future of wildlife is in our hands” the field staff pledged their support to the Wildlife Warden in bringing the Dachigam N.P and Hangul on the conservation map of the World.

The Range Officer of the National Park Sh. Sohail Ahmad Wagay highlighted the importance of the flora and fauna of the park through a power point presentation.

The Block Officers of Dachigam Range M/S Khursheed Ahmad Mir, Gh. Mohi-ud-din Sheikh and Noor Mohammad Mir exchanged their views with the staff stressing on regular and organized patrolling and vigil for the safety of the park.

Nazir Ahmad Malik, the park naturalist and guide, stressed on the need of generating awareness and education among the public for Conservation of the Natural heritage of the state.

Pertinently, Dachigam staff on Wednesday evening had a tough time to douse the fires that broke out in the Social Forestry closure at Brein in the Zaberwan hills.

The Dachigam staff headed by Wildlife Warden, Tahir Shawl rushed to the spot. They were joined by the field staff of the Social and Urban Forestry and brought the fire under control.










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