Transect survey assistants with WCS-India for tiger reserves in Karnataka — Apr to Dec 2014, Karnataka

  • From:
    April 25, 2014
  • To:
    December 31, 2014
  • Location:
    Dandeli-Anshi
  • Website

Wildlife Conservation Society-India Program and its partner, Centre for Wildlife Studies, are conducting line transect surveys for monitoring large mammal populations for the field season 2014 in Dandeli-Anshi, Nagarahole, Bandipur and Bhadra.

Simple vegetarian food and rudimentary field accommodation will be provided to the camp participants. Travel expenses to and from the training locations will have to be borne by the participants. Participants will have to take 2 stamp size photographs along.

Very strict camp discipline has to be observed. Please go prepared with appropriate field clothes (grey, khaki, green, and camouflage; not white, red or bright coloured dresses) and tough walking shoes. It is very important to carry a pair of binoculars. There is no need to take any bedding, though a sleeping bag may be useful.

They maintain a database of all transect participants. And, if you have NOT filled-out the online form earlier or if there is any change in your contact details please use this link to update your details. Else, write a mail indicating only the dates when you wish to participate in their surveys.

The candidates must report on the assigned dates, and must spend a minimum of seven days thereafter. Survey batches of seven days are from a Sunday to a Sunday, and reporting/relieving time on start and end dates will be 12:00hrs.

Please indicate the preference of dates and sites you would like to participate in. The final selection of survey assistants will be decided by them based on the slots available at each site and batch. Hence, only those willing to participate in any of the sites should apply.

For further details, contact:

Shivani SP
Coordinator for Volunteering/Internship Activities
Centre for Wildlife Studies
1669, 31st Cross, 16th Main,
Banashankari 2nd Stage,
Bengaluru – 560 070, India

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