New system implemented to protect bird nests in roadside trees - The New Indian Express

New system implemented to protect bird nests in roadside trees – The New Indian Express

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Malappuram: In response to the outcry over the killing of fifty birds after a tree was lower down alongside the Nationwide Freeway in Malappuram, the Social Forestry Division (SFD) has put in place a system. As a part of this, the division surveyed and recognized 5 timber alongside NH 66 stretching from Ramanattukara to Ponnani the place protected birds similar to cormorants and egrets reside. Timber shall be assured to be protected by way of WhatsApp teams.

Earlier, tree commissions gave permission to New Hampshire authorities to chop down these timber to develop roads. However some protected birds are beginning to reside in these timber. We recognized 5 such timber alongside the NH throughout the survey. These timber had been marked with paint and stripes. It shouldn’t be lower down, Saji Kumar, Deputy Forestry Governor (Malapuram Division) advised TNIE. “We’ve created two teams on WhatsApp. Native residents and social fund officers would be the members within the first group, whereas NHAI officers, contractors and social fund officers would be the members within the second group.

If the birds within the timber encounter any risk, the locals will alert us through WhatsApp group and we are going to take the mandatory motion. NHAI officers and contractors have been requested to submit footage of timber earlier than they had been lower right down to develop roads. “They need to not lower down timber the place birds reside,” the official stated. The Social Fund for Growth has not but determined to implement the brand new system on the state stage.

“Contractors ordered to not hurt birds within the identify of improvement”

The state’s chief forestry (social forestry) conservation official, E Pradeep Kumar, stated nationwide freeway contractors have been requested to not hurt birds within the identify of improvement. Contractors have to be very cautious whereas felling timber. Incidents just like the one at VK Padi in Malappuram district shouldn’t be repeated.

The Forest Division has registered a case in opposition to the contractor and NHAI underneath the Wildlife Safety Act. Three staff who lower down a tree for the contractor – Andhra Pradesh-based KNCL Company had been additionally arrested. A case has additionally been registered in opposition to the contractor and NHAI.

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