News and Events

Save The Frogs Day 2024

Join the Nature Conservation and Study Centre (NCSC) as we celebrate Save The Frogs Day! This year, we’re hosting events in Kathmandu and Dharan to raise awareness about the importance of amphibian conservation.

Successful GBIF Training Program Held at Central Campus of Technology, Dharan

The Central Campus of Technology, Dharan (CCT Dharan) in collaboration with the Nature Conservation and Study Center (NCSC) hosted a successful GBIF Training Program on Chaitra 15-16, 2080 (March 28-29, 2024).

Forging Partnerships: Exploring Living Mountain Lab at Godavari

On 13 February 2024, our team went to visit the Living Mountain Lab at Godavari with the goal of exploring innovative sustainable technologies and a four-party meeting with ICIMOD Living Mountain Lab, Ranibari Community Forest Users Group, and The Jane Goodall Institute Nepal.

GIS Training Held at Central Campus of Technology, Dharan

A 5-day GIS training program was held at the Central Campus of Technology (CCT) in Dharan from February 7th to 12th, 2024, for graduate students from CCT and Mechi Multiple Campus.

Empowering Communities for Small Carnivore Conservation in Tinjure-Milke-Jaljale

We’re excited to share a progress update on our project “Conserving Small Carnivores in the Tinjure-Milke-Jaljale Landscape of Nepal,” where we prioritize community-driven approaches to protecting these vital ecological players.

NCSC at Nepal Owl Festival 2024

Nature Conservation and Study Centre participated in the Nepal Owl Festival 2024, held on February 2nd and 3rd in Lopre, Parbat, Nepal. We joined forces with Friends of Nature (FON) and Natural Resource Conservation Organization to celebrate these magnificent birds and raise awareness about their crucial role in our ecosystem.

Camera trap training for community members in Dakshinkali

On February 2nd, 2024, we held a camera trap training session in Dakshinkali for 20 individuals residing near the Gopaleshwor Community Forest. This training aimed to equip community members with the knowledge and skills to actively participate in biodiversity monitoring and conservation efforts.

First Wildlife Monitoring Training for Community Forest User Groups in Udayapur

We are excited to share a recent development in our “Initiating Community Conservation in the Unprotected Trijuga Forest, Udayapur, Nepal” project: a successful Wildlife Monitoring training held for community forest user groups (CFUGs) in Gaighat, Udayapur in 28 January, 2024.

Community Conservation Workshop-January 2024

We conducted a two-day workshop on Community Conservation with a diverse group of students and professionals gathered in Kathmandu with Community Conservation Inc. and Community Conservation Nepal.

Call for Two-Day Community Conservation Workshop 2024

This workshop is specifically designed for students and early career professionals who are actively involved in or deeply interested in community-based conservation projects.

Species Distribution Modelling Workshop (SDM 2023)

A four-day Species Distribution Modelling (SDM) workshop held from December 17-20, 2023 at Nature Conservation and Study Centre (NCSC).

Community Conservation of Trijuga Forest Project Sparks Interest in Udayapur

The team behind the “Initiating Community Conservation in the Unprotected Trijuga Forest, Udayapur, Nepal” project recently held a successful introductory meeting with crucial stakeholders in Udayapur.

“Conserving Small Carnivores” Project Makes Headway in Eastern Nepal

The Conserving Small Carnivores in the Tinjure-Milke-Jaljale Landscape of Nepal project is gaining momentum with a series of successful introductory meetings.

Strengthening Collaboration with Educational Institutions

Nature Conservation and Study Centre (NCSC) is excited to announce the signing of three key Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) in recent weeks, solidifying its commitment to collaborative biodiversity conservation efforts in Nepal.

Project update: Turtle project’s fieldwork completed

Our dedicated Turtle Team has wrapped up 7 weeks of fieldwork in the lowlands of eastern Nepal, gathering crucial data on the Endangered Indian Peacock Soft-Shell Turtle.

Introductory meeting with communities of Dakshinkali

On 29 September 2023, we held a short introductory meeting with the communities of Dakshinkali Municipality, ward-7, to introduce our project.

Our Partnership with Conservation Evidence

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Conservation Evidence. This is a testament to our joint dedication to preserving biodiversity and enhancing the resilience of conservation practices.

Pollinators Week 2023 Celebration: Dharan

We celebrated Pollinators Week 2023 at Mount Hermon Academy, Dharan with a Student Awareness Camp organized by our partner, Research Association Hattisar-RAH.

Poster Competition – Pollinators Week 2023

Submit your original poster designs and join us in spreading awareness about the crucial role of pollinators in our ecosystem. Together, let’s make a difference!

Species Distribution Modeling Workshop 2023

Our Species Distribution Modeling (SDM) Workshop was a success, bringing together passionate individuals to explore the world of SDM using R software.

Save The Frogs Day 2023

वैशाख १५ मा हुने सेभ द फ्रग्स डे २०२३ उभयचरहरूको संरक्षणमा हातेमालाे गर्ने अवसर हाे ।

Save the Frogs Day 2023, happening on April 28 is an opportunity to come together for conservation of amphibians.

Workshop on Community Conservation in Nepal 2023

On 25 April, 2023, we co-hosted a workshop on community conservation in Nepal along with Community Conservation, Inc., Greenhood Nepal and Community Conservation Nepal.

Hiking to Mark National Learn About Butterflies Day 2023

Butterfly Watchers Nepal, Bhaktapur Jaycees, and Nature Conservation and Study Centre jointly organized a Hiking Program to mark National Learn About Butterflies Day 2023.

Chamero, Chiuri, and Chepang (Bats and Butter Trees): Project Update

Several project activities have been completed including – Chiuri Sapling Plantation, Bat Monitoring Training, Vegetation Survey of Chiuri, Bat Habitat Survey, and Beekeeping Workshop.

Community Conservation Workshop for professional development

Community Conservation Workshop was organized in Kathmandu during 23-24 September, 2022. It covered the basics of community conservation with hands-on practice of developing methods, including initiating relationships, co-designing and implementing the projects with communities.

Second One-day workshop on occupancy modeling with R

Second One-day workshop on occupancy modeling with R was organized on July 24, 2022, Nature Conservation and Study Centre Headquarter, Prayagmarg, Kathmandu.

Ecological documentary – Bats for balanced ecosystem

To spread awareness on the important role of fruit-bats as pollinators, a filmmaking crew was deployed on site to capture the pollination process of Chiuri flowers during December 2021. The documentary is now available in Nepali language with Nepali and English subtitles in our official YouTube channel.

Interaction Session on Croaking Monsoon 2022

A short interaction session on “Croaking Monsoon 2022” was held with about 300 students at Creative Academy, Kirtipur with Environment Protection and Study Center.

One-day workshop on occupancy modeling with R

NCSC organized a one-day workshop on occupancy modeling with R on July 10, 2022. The workshop was aimed as an introduction class on occupancy for wildlife students and researchers.

National Pollinator Week 2022

To celebrate this week, Nature Conservation and Study Centre (NCSC) with Butterfly Watchers Nepal group and Bhaktapur Jaycees is going to organize a week-long hiking program around the forests of Bhaktapur.

Camera Trap demonstration at Women of the World (WOW) Festival 2022 in Lumbini

NCSC team partnered with Community Conservation, Inc. and Community Conservation Nepal to participate in the Women of the World (WOW) Festival 2022 organized by the British Council on 15-16 April 2022 at Lumbini World Heritage Site.

19 March 2022-Hiking to Mark “National Learn About Butterflies Day”

We organized a hiking to mark National Learn About Butterflies Day and a charity program to organize Handmade Sanitary Pad Training in rural school of Nepal in collaboration with Bhaktapur Jaycees and Butterfly Watchers Nepal.

2 February 2022 – Pedal For Conservation: On the Occasion of World Wetland Day 2022

Considering the importance of awareness campaign Bhaktapur Jaycees has conceptualize to organize a cycling program with a theme of “Pedal for Conservation”. The main objective of this activity is to promote the understanding of the problematic issues that the world wetland has been facing and how a small act or the action of the people can assist in the conservation of Nature.

3 – 4 December 2021 – School Student Awareness Program on Fishing Cat and its Habitat in Jagadishpur, Kapilvastu

NCSC is organizing a two-day outreach program for school children on Fishing cat and its Habitat, focused on conservation of fishing cats, role of communities in conservation, basic wildlife monitoring, and project updates.

25 – 26 September 2021 – Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation of Jagadishpur Reservoir

NCSC is organizing a two-day workshop on Biodiversity Conservation of Jagadishpur Reservoir, focused on conservation of fishing cats, role of communities in conservation, basic wildlife monitoring, and project updates.

18 September 2021 – Pangolin Trail Cleanup 2021

NCSC is collaborating with other organizations to organize a Cleanup Event in Bagh Bhairab Community Forest on Saturday – 18th September 2021. More updates coming soon.

11 September 2021 – People, Plants, and Mental Health [One Health Webinar Series, Session 2]

Mental Health Awareness Among Geriatric Population
Urban Forests For Mental Health

14 August 2021 – COVID-19 Information Sessions [One Health Webinar Series, Session 1]

Pandemic and Virus Spillover
COVID-19 Vaccine: Facts and Myth

24 – 29 November 2019 – Geographic Information System (GIS) training for young graduates

NCSC supported a six-day GIS training for young graduates of Central Campus of Technology, Dharan.