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Maharashtra Forest department

6,000 Olive Ridley hatchlings reach Ratnagiri waters

Officials stated that this year, the shore saw a higher number of hatchlings of the endangered sea turtle as compared to 2018.

28 May 2019 3:10 AM

Just 100 saplings planted during Vanmahotsav

Mumbai suburban area has witnessed plantation of 1,55,744 trees and Thane district has planted 8,99,404 saplings.

06 Jul 2018 2:26 AM

Maharashtra leads in forest management

State has the highest potential CFR area of 48,20,028 hectares recorded till 2016.

03 Apr 2018 2:16 AM

Tipeshwar’s tigers: Doomed by success

The Maharashtra forest department has done a great job of conservation and protecting this forest.

20 Feb 2018 7:09 AM

Helpline for wetlands to be launched soon

In 2013, the Bombay high court had banned any kind of construction or reclamation of wetlands across the state.

16 Dec 2017 1:33 AM


Forest department to study vultures via camera traps

These camera traps will come up in Raigad and around Mumbai.

24 May 2017 2:26 AM

New project for sparrows’ posterity

Pilot study for the project has been concluded.

26 Jan 2017 4:21 AM

24x7 wildlife helpline sees 200 calls daily

Forest officials aim to make the service more user-friendly with the help of regular video conferencing.

20 Jan 2017 4:35 AM

‘Green Army’ eyes one crore people to boost environment

The initiative was begun on January 6, and its website was launched on January 14.

18 Jan 2017 5:08 AM

Maharashtra Forest Department: Soon, reporting animal cruelty to be a call away

In a first in India, Maharashtra forest department has set up a 24/7 helpline to respond to emergencies related to wild animals.

19 Dec 2016 4:29 AM


Uttarakhand invites Maharashtra forest department team

With an aim to view the situation in state and help Uttarakhand’s affected areas with tips and solutions to reduce man-animal conflicts.

05 Dec 2016 6:45 AM

Maharashtra forest dept to start 24x7 helpline soon

People will be able to call and get their issues resolved by dialling toll-free numbers: 1926 or 1800225364.

03 Dec 2016 3:39 AM