Maharashtra Forest Department

‘Problem’ tiger dies at Nagpur rescue centre

‘Problem’ tiger dies at Nagpur rescue centre

Raising questions about rising instances of man-animal conflicts in saturated landscapes, a ‘problem’ tiger, which was caught after a con...Read More

19 arrested for attempting to sell endangered snake for Rs 25 crores in Maharashtra

19 arrested for attempting to sell endangered snake for Rs 25 crores in Maharashtra

In a major crackdown, the Maharashtra forest department has busted a multi-district wildlife crime racket, which tried to sell a near-thr...Read More

Maharashtra forest department busts wildlife crime racket; 19 including two policemen arrested

Maharashtra forest department busts wildlife crime racket; 19 including two policemen arrested

Mumbai: In a major crackdown, the Maharashtra forest department has busted a multi-district wildlife crime racket which t...Read More

Maharashtra's Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is showing the way with eco-tourism

Maharashtra's Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is showing the way with eco-tourism

ANIRUDH CHAOJI takes us on a Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve trail in Maharashtra, which is raising the bar of Eco-tourism and offering mor...Read More

Maharashtra: 16 tigers sighted in Melghat during ‘machaan census’

Maharashtra: 16 tigers sighted in Melghat during ‘machaan census’

Nagpur: A waterhole “machaan (tree platform) census” carried out on Saturday by the Maharashtra Forest department in the Melghat Tiger Re...Read More

Maharashtra: Tigress Avni, suspected to be behind death of 14 people, killed in Yavatmal

Maharashtra: Tigress Avni, suspected to be behind death of 14 people, killed in Yavatmal

Mumbai: Tigress Avni, believed to have been responsible for the deaths of 13 people in Maharashtra in the past two years, was shot dead i...Read More

Central Railway’s efforts to increase green cover: 2.73 lakh saplings planted in 2 months

Central Railway’s efforts to increase green cover: 2.73 lakh saplings planted in 2 months

Mumbai: The Central Railway has planted 2.73 lakh saplings in its various divisions in the last two months as a part of its effort to inc...Read More

Maharashtra tree plantation drive exceeds four crore target

Maharashtra tree plantation drive exceeds four crore target

Nagpur: The Maharashtra forest department and other agencies have planted over 4.60 crore saplings across the state, exceeding the target...Read More

FPJ Xclusive: Sudhir Mungantiwar on Maharashtra’s ‘Green Mission’

FPJ Xclusive: Sudhir Mungantiwar on Maharashtra’s ‘Green Mission’

Sudhir Mungantiwar, minister for finance, planning and forests, unfurled the state’s grand vision to achieve 30 per cent tree cover. He d...Read More

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