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Forest Department Documents

The following articles trace an unfortunate episode with the Forest Department that until recently, threatened to severely hamper over 15 years of eco-rehabilitation in the Gaumukh region. While we have finally obtained permission to reaccess the project plantations, obstacles may reemerge and thus warrant continuing public vigilance.

  • Permission to do Birch Plantation work in Bhojbasa area till Nov 2011 State | District
  • Letter from Forest Department to Dr. Bisht permitting access to plantation site till November 2008. 18 September 2006
  • Beasar Kavayad: Vanikaran Mein Safalta Nahin. Dainik Jagran, 28 June 2006
  • Eviction notice from govt leaves activist surprised. Hindustan Times, 18 June 2006
  • Bhojvriksh Panpa Rahi Harshvanti Ko Madad Nahin. Amar Ujala, 27 May 2006
  • Are! Yah To Hai Alpine Scrub Shatra, Yahan Ug Hi Nahin Sakte Pede. Garhwal Jagran, 29 June 2006
  • Yun Nipatta Hai Janglat Vibhag: Imandar Karyakartaon Se. Nainital Samachar, 15 August 2005
  • Arjuna awardee alleges harrassment. Garhwal Post, 10-16 July 2005
  • Court Quashes case against two conservationists. The Hindu, 6 July 2005
  • Bhoj Vrikshon Ke Sarangshan Ko Jeevanbhar Samarpit Rahongee. Amar Ujala, 6 July 2005
  • Vanadkhariyon Ne Racha Tha Sharyantr. Dainik Jagran, 6 July 2005
  • Letter from State Chief Secretary to Principal Chief Conservator, Forest Department, Uttarakhand, Dehradun, calling on him to enforce court orders to keep Gaumukh clean. 12 February 2004