Directorate of CKNP schedules winter wildlife surveys from 26th November 2015 to 2nd January 2016.

25 November, 2015 – 3:00| Author Yasir Abbas | Skardu Pakistan
Directorate of Central Karakoram National Park Gilgit Baltistan has planned to conduct winter seasonal wildlife surveys in about 20 valleys of CKNP in its 5 districts. Surveys will be conducted as per CKNP standard wildlife research & Monitoring Protocol in Hushey, Kanday, Thalley, Kharkoo (District Ghanche) Upper Braldo 1 & 2, Arindu Basha, Shigar (District Shigar), Baghicha Khomera, Tormik, Astak-Shengus (District Skardu) Haramosh, Bagrot, Danyore, Jutal-Rahimabad-Juglot (District Gilgit) Skandarabad, Ghulmat, Minapin-Pisan, Hopper and Hisper (District Nagar). Surveys in Hopper valley will be jointly carried out by CKNP, WWF-P, VCC Hopper and Wildlife department staff while in the other valleys CKNP Directorate staff will conduct census in collaboration with the territorial wildlife department staff and community representatives. Mountain ungulates will be focused during the surveys while all other wildlife species will also be surveyed.

Winter 2015_ Seasonal Wildlife Survey Plan (November-December 2015).-revised-Final