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Faunal diversity of Baghmara Reserve Forest, Meghalaya

Zoological Survey of India

Faunal diversity of Baghmara Reserve Forest, Meghalaya

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India
SeriesConservation area series -- 44, Fauna of conservation areas -- 44.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL309 .F38 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24439692M
ISBN 108181712552
ISBN 109788181712554
LC Control Number2010318872
OCLC/WorldCa634661312

The Shillong area, with the highest elevations, experiences generally low temperatures. You can visit Meghalaya Nokrek National Park during any time of the year. The Act came into effect on 2 Apriland an autonomous state of Meghalaya was born out of Assam. Meghalaya is also the home to a large variety of fruits, vegetables, spices, and medicinal plants. In addition, Meghalaya has three wildlife sanctuaries.

Peacock pheasant top and hoolock gibbon bottom are found in Meghalaya. It is for this exquisitely diverse, rare and wonderful animal life that Meghalaya is called a veritable Meghalaya book Wonderland. Nepenthes khasiana Meghalaya also has a large variety of mammalsbirds, reptiles and insects. Ancient[ edit ] Meghalaya, along with the neighbouring Indian states, have been of archaeological interest. Morus alba, Quercus semiserrata and a number of other tree species play an important role in the economy of the State, being the host plants for rearing of silk worms for sericulture. Some of the important tree species, which yield valuable timber for trade are Khasi Pine, Sal, Teak, Bamboos, the rubber-yielding plant of Ficus elastica Roxb.

Beauty notwithstanding, some are known to favour decaying crab-meat or rotting fruit. These rock formations contain rich deposits of valuable minerals like coal, limestoneuranium and sillimanite. The hoolock gibbon is found in all districts of Meghalaya. Essential Plants The forests of Meghalaya are treasured with valuable products such a timber, fuelwood, fodder, resin, tannin, gums, shellac, fibre, latex, essential oils, fats, edible fruits, honey and a large number of medicinal plants. Amphibians like frogs, toads etc. Meghalaya has a unique place in the biodiversity map of the country.


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Faunal diversity of Baghmara Reserve Forest, Meghalaya by Zoological Survey of India Download PDF Ebook

On 3 January in pursuance of Section 52A of the Government of India Act ofthe governor-general-in-council declared the areas now in Meghalaya, other than the Khasi states, as "backward tracts.

Mesmerizing Meghalaya

The Bird sanctuary is approachable through roads as the nearest railway station and airport are in Guwahati. On May Meghalaya book, By Prof S K Barik World celebrates Biodiversity Day every year on 22nd May to reiterate the commitment of the international community towards protection and conservation of biodiversity, i.

Separate bank accounts for each of these sites were created. Nature has blessed her with abundant rainfall, sun-shine, virgin forests, high plateaus, tumbling waterfalls, crystal clear rivers, meandering streamlets and above all with sturdy, intelligent and hospitable people.

India is a signatory to this international convention where biodiversity was recognized as a sovereign right of each country.

Meghalaya is also the home to a large variety of fruits, vegetables, spices, and medicinal plants. We organised a butterfly walk at Baghmara to raise awareness levels as part of the Winter Festival organised by the tourism department. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya is located at an altitude of metres above sea level.

Some of the birds living here are endemic to the Indo-Burma ecoregionand quite a few species are threatened or near threatened on a global scale. Faunal diversity of Baghmara Reserve Forest has three butterfly hotspots and Gongrot boasts of six.

The autonomous state had a member legislature in accordance with the Sixth Schedule to the Indian constitution. The entry of the Siju Bird Sanctuary is beautifully decorated by rock formations. The Shillong area, with the highest elevations, experiences generally low temperatures.

Nature Faunal diversity of Baghmara Reserve Forest shows us that balance is crucial to our existence. The climate of Khasi and Jaintia Hills is uniquely pleasant and bracing. Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Balpakram National Park Meghalaya book Meghalaya is spread over an Faunal diversity of Baghmara Reserve Forest of square kilometers at a height of feet and comprises of the whole Balpakram hills and its adjoining areas in the South Garo Hills District. The tourism department of Meghalaya facilitated training of the staff on hospitality issues and joined hands to design, print and disseminate brochures for the landscape, which also included our camp sites.

The two frog species Shillong bush frog and Khasi Hill toad are endemic, and both rare and threatened. The sanctuary has been made so that the birds do not feel caged and are not disturbed by any human. Among the non-poisonous snakes found in Meghalaya, the following may be mentioned: Python, Blind snakes, Copper head, Green tree racer, Red necked Kulback.

The state has much to offer from beautiful lakes and streams to waterfalls and wild pineapples that grow along the roads. The animals here include the Bengal tiger, the black bear, the leopard and many such species at the verge of extinction such as the necked hornbill and the brown hornbill bird.

Variety of natural vegetation of these forests make them great habitats for many an exotic animal. The word Meghalaya means, "abode of the clouds". However, when the partition was reversed inMeghalaya became a part of the province of Assam.

Siju Bird Sanctuary Siju Bird Sanctuary is one of the finest parks for birds in the north eastern region. Two of the most important tree varieties are Shorea robusta sal tree and Tectona grandis teak.

The limestone caves in Meghalaya such as the Siju Cave are home to some of the nation's rarest bat species. Meghalaya is well known for bay leaves and cinnamon. Nawab butterflies occur in Northeast India and further east up to Thailand.

Fresh water molluscs are generally considered a good indicator species of clean waters, and Meghalaya's waterways are home to 35 species, with a lot of paludomus -snails in the hill streams. Discussions taking shape with the Forest Department could see home-stays in the village within the coming months.Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Meghalaya by Compiled from secondary sources listed in references by Prasad Tonde for the Assam Biodiversity Portal Project.

The elevated and damp forest ecoregion is a center of diversity for the tree genera Magnolia and Michelia, and the families Elaeocarpaceae and magicechomusic.com species of orchids are native to Meghalaya.

The endemic pitcher plant (Nepenthes khasiana) is now an endangered magicechomusic.com 3, flowering plant species have been reported from the state, of which 1, are magicechomusic.com: tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forest.

Equity and Customary Community Forest Management in Meghalaya, India A. Kyrham Nongkynrih Department of Sociology North Eastern Hill University Shillong – Meghalaya, India Abstract This paper explores equity in customary community forest management.

The focus is whether customary community forest management is equitable. The paper.THE MEGHALAYA FOREST REGULATION (AMENDMENT) BILL, A Bill to amend the Meghalaya Forest Regulation Pdf, (Assam Regulation 7 of as adapted and amended by Meghalaya).

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Meghalaya in the Sixty-third Year of the Republic.Home > Meghalaya > Top 5 National Parks in Meghalaya. Top 5 National Parks in Download pdf. Share 1. Tweet. Pin. Baghmara Reserve Forest is located in the South Garo Hills and is near the town Bhagmara.

The flora and fauna here range from wild elephants to langurs and pitcher plants to wild flowers.

Meghalaya subtropical forests ecoregion

The Garo community live here and have their.Get information about wildlife and wildlife sanctuaries in different districts of Meghalaya by Tourism Ebook. Users can get details about Nokrek National Park, Selbagre Hoolock Gibbon Reserve, Balpakram National Park, Baghmara Reserve Forest, Siju Bird Sanctuary, Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.

Information about location sanctuaries is also available.