A successful completion of the 2014 Himalayan Field Study – Forestry & Natural Resources program. A special thank you to the 20 participants!! Couldn’t have been possible without you!
2014 Himalayan Field Study – Forestry & Natural Resources (completed)
Himalayan Field Study 2014, a program of the International Institute of Field Study. designed for foresters and natural resource professionals in collaboration with Canadian Institute Forests and Forests Without Borders, took place from October 16 to November 9, 2014. The group consisted of 20 participants (10 female and 10 male). The participants were from Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.
Talk programs on Nepal, community history, geography, politics and culture, forestry, climate change, wildlife and parks management, etc. Field visits included community forestry activities, interaction with the local forest users’ group, school nursery project funded by Forests Without Borders, Alberta Caucus, etc.
Other activities were white water rafting in Trisuli River, wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park, trekking to Annapurna Base Camp and visits to several world heritage sites like Lumbini, birth place of Lord Buddha, Pasupati temple, Swayambhu, Boudha, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc.
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