BFL Board of Trustees, Fund Secretariat and Project Coordination Unit visited activity sites of BFL at Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve (JKSNR). The field visit was done to ensure that the project is achieving the objectives in accordance with the work programme of BFL. Board members have been providing strategic guidance and supports during its implementation phase and beyond.
Team visited Tergola – area which has been identified as a key biodiversity area particularly for the 𝙍𝙚𝙙 𝙋𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙖 𝘾𝙤𝙣𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣. The Reserve has carried out both sign surveys and intensive camera trapping exercise in the area. The signages on Red Panda conservation has been displayed at different strategic locations. There are also varieties of Rhododendrons, almost about 7 species being seen growing in that locality. In addition, team also saw varieties of orchids in full bloom at this time of a year along with blossom of 𝘔𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘰𝘱𝘴𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘢𝘱𝘢𝘶𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘴 (Red poppy).
𝙏𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙖𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙧𝙞𝙗𝙪𝙩𝙚𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙖𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙚𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝘽𝙁𝙇 𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙣𝙚 8.
* Field visit was coordinated with COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Face mask was removed only during photo session.