23rd Feb 2024 10:02:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter 

PASIGHAT, Feb 23: The Siang team of Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & the Environment (ATREE-Siang) conducted a highly successful training workshop on the use of drones for wildlife protection and monitoring. The workshop held at Doying Gumin College, Pasighat, brought together 20 forest staff personnel from Mouling National Park and D’Ering Wildlife Sanctuary.
Bittem Darrang, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Mouling National Park, expressed his gratitude towards ATREE-Siang for their initiative in organizing multiple workshops aimed at strengthening the protection and monitoring of biodiversity and wildlife in the region. He commended their long-term commitment to conserving the biodiversity of Siang Valley.
Kempi Ete, DFO of D’Ering Wildlife Sanctuary, lauded ATREE for organizing the drone workshop, noting its potential benefits for ground staff already equipped with drones in their division. She emphasized the important role that drone technology can play in enhancing the protection and management of D’Ering Wildlife Sanctuary.
Priyanuz Goswami, Project Scientist at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, served as the chief resource person for the workshop. He highlighted the necessity of employing modern tools and techniques in wildlife monitoring and management. Through interactive sessions and hands-on training modules, participants were introduced to the latest advancements in drone technology and RGB-images-based analytical tools tailored to the unique conservation challenges of the region.
In the valedictory session, Dr. Rajkamal Goswami, Fellow-in-Residence at ATREE, Bangalore, and project lead at ATREE-Siang, appreciated the collective effort and contribution of all participants, resource persons, and the ATREE team in making the workshop a resounding success. He emphasized the importance of a collaborative approach among all stakeholders to achieve conservation and sustainable management of forests and biodiversity in the Siang Valley.

Kenter Joya Riba

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