Kodagu Model Forest Trust & the Forest Department have jointly launched The Green Village Community Forum, a pilot project, in seven villages of Thithimathi and Devarapura gram panchayats to tackle the man-elephant conflict in the Coorg.
Nookya-Thithimathi, Hebbale, Badragola, Devarapura, Bemmathi, Maroor and Nellikaad of Thithimathi and Devarapaura Garm Panchayats come under the project. Read More
In a high level meeting of Ministry of Forests and Environment on 2nd April, castrating the elephants was one of the solution discussed for the ever increasing Man-Elephant conflict in districts like Coorg, Hassan, and other districts of Karnataka.
Ever increasing human population and illegal settlements near forest areas has escalated the Man-Elephant conflict in districts like Coorg. Read More