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by Nishan kc | 07-09-2019 12:42 Comments 7 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations

Wildlife Training Opportunity

Date: 31 October to 18 November 2019     Location: 6 days theory classes in Kathmandu and 13 days ‘in situ’ field work (venue will be finalized later by FON)

TOPICS:

• Policies, acts, regulations, research needs and research priorities of wildlife management and conservation sector

• Research and identification techniques of mammals, insects (butterflies), birds, and herpetofauna

• Camera trapping, transect survey

• Ethno-zoological survey, wildlife photography

• Overview on special researches (Case studies on snow leopard, clouded leopard, tiger, wolf, owl, wildlife hunting and poaching, hyaena, people-Elephant conflict)

• Introduction to GIS and R

• Designing and implementation of Conservation outreach activities

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a member of FON Nepal Facebook page. Please open and join the page if you have not done already (https://www.facebook.com/fonnepal2005).

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor/Master degree completed or students at any stage from Forestry, Zoology, Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Rural Development, Natural Resource Management, Botany, Biodiversity, Mass Communication, and Veterinary Science.

 

EXPERIENCE:

No experience needed

 

LANGUAGE:

Fluent in speaking and writing English

 

EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES:

Must bring a pair of trekking/hiking shoes, a laptop and a binocular (having at least 7x magnification and at least 35o field of view).

 

COMMITMENT:

• Trainees must be able to work in group, and in harsh environment.

• The trainee should not have problem staying in remote locations during the field work.

• Trainees must work as an intern for six months at FON and design wildlife related project/proposal in collaboration with FON after the training. They will independently run the project they develop. The internship is online and you are not expected to be at FON Nepal office regularly during your internship.

 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:

15 (fifteen)

 

REGISTRATION FEE (Applicable only for selected trainees):

Registration fee: NPR 4,000/participant (Four thousand) (thirteen participants)

 

Capitation seat: NPR 25,000/participant (two seats reserved for organization/individual who want to pay the fee and reserve the seat. The competition for these two seats is limited to within this group only)

 

ACCOMMODATION:

An application has to be submitted if the selected trainees require lodging and fooding (dinner) support during theoretical classes in Kathmandu. Lodging and fooding for the trainees during field work will be managed by FON Nepal. The basic resource i.e. field guides and equipment (camera traps, spotting scope etc) will be provided in sharing basis by FON Nepal for the duration of the training only.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

• Application (cover letter, one-page maximum)

• Letter of motivation (500 words maximum with your interest and future plan).

• Resume/Curriculum vitae (two pages maximum). Include your recent passport size photograph. Better to mention your mobile and landline number both.

• Recommendation letter from a referee from the field of wildlife research and conservation (one-page maximum) or from previous trainees (See their name at http: http://fonnepal.org/internvolunteer) and including their contact number.

 

Please send the entire document (as a single file in PDF format) to naturesfren@yahoo.com and mention the subject as “Wildlife Training Application 2019”.

 

DEADLINE:

13 September 2019 (27 Bhadra 2076)

(5 pm NST)


Information Source: From FON, Nepal facebook page.


Photo :From FON Facebook Page


 For more Information: https://www.facebook.com/fonnepal2005/

Wildlife Training Opportunity

7 Comments

Muekara Monday

Nishan kc

  • Nishan kc says :
    @ thank you, Prakriti
    Posted 08-09-2019 18:15

Prakriti  Ghimire

  • Prakriti Ghimire says :
    Thank you for sharing the wonderful information
    Posted 08-09-2019 18:13

Nishan kc

  • Nishan kc says :
    @Ngolle, welcome!
    Posted 08-09-2019 11:32

Ngolle  Aquila kingsman

Nishan kc

  • Nishan kc says :
    @ Thank you Meena!
    Posted 08-09-2019 01:38

Meena Pandey

  • Meena Pandey says :
    Thanks for the information.Keep on sharing.
    Posted 08-09-2019 01:34

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