Wilderness Volunteers

Team of Volunteers Required for Tiger Reintroduction Projects in WII

"Team of Volunteers Required for Tiger Reintroduction Projects in WII 
Posted By:kramesh_wii in yahoo group

Work Description: The project involves monitoring and evaluation of reproductive potential of reintroduced tiger populations in Sariska (Rajasthan) and Panna (Madhya Pradesh) Tiger Reserves.  Data collection include radio-tracking of
tiger, camera trapping of tiger and co-predators, line transect for estimating prey density, plot sampling for quantification of vegetation and anthropogenic parameters, and scat collection for quantification of hormones and DNA.

Area: The study is primarily executed in Panna and Sariska Tiger Reserve have been reintroduced, but data collection would also be done in Ranthambore, Kanha, Pench and Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserves which are the source for the reintroduced tiger populations.

Duration: Three-Four Months (10th January 2013 onwards) and extendable depending on the performance of candidates.

Requirements: The applicant must hold at least a bachelor's degree, with interest in wildlife science and conservation. Candidates with a prior experience of carrying out field data collection as mentioned above would be given preference.

Compensation & Benefits: The selected candidates will be provided with travel and lodging support during the work period. In addition, some emolument will also be given for meeting other basic requirements.  Interested candidates are required to respond through email to manjari.malviya@gmail.com with a copy to ramesh@wii.gov.in
The email should include CV, Statement of Interest and duration of commitment. The closing date for receiving application is 05 January 13. However, it is encouraged to send in the application sooner, so that the field work opportunity could be advanced."

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