Office Annual Puja

July 1, 2016 4:30 am

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation performed its annual Puja on 29th June 2016.


5th Annual Stakeholders Workshop

May 26, 2016 12:35 pm

The 5th Western region annual stakeholders workshop was organized at Paro from 18th till 20th May 2016, and was attended by the stakeholders who received supports from BTFEC to implement various projects in the areas of environmental conservation. The participants represented the government agencies, CSOs, BTFEC secretariat members and private individuals. The presentation covered some 25 projects, including the inputs from GNHC on monitoring and evaluation systems and new developments at the BTFEC.


Commemoration of the Birth of The Gyalsey

April 4, 2016 4:25 am

In commemoration of the Birth of The Gyalsey, The BTFEC celebrated the day  with the plantation of various species of trees around the Office campus and Thimphu Ecological Park


Rejoicing the Jhomolhari Mountain Festival

October 12, 2015 8:22 am

Press Release

June 1, 2015 8:44 am

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation signs 10 grant agreements with Gross National Happiness Commission, Communities and Civil Society Organizations for Nu. 78.013 million. The ten projects will support in the areas of eco-friendly tourism through development of infrastructure; White-Bellied Heron recovery plan; Rehabilitation of Luetshokha Tsho; Exploration of the unique biodiversity of Bhutan; Up-scaling sustainable land management to combat land degradation and climate change; Improve rural livelihood from Non-wood forest products; Strive to establish litter free society and advocating behavioral change –managing our own waste; Introduction of glue laminated timber technology and experimental application of glulam structures in Bhutan and improvement and authentication of smart wild animal repellent device.


Plantation at Taktsang Monastery, Paro

May 15, 2015 8:56 am

We would like to thank the staff and other volunteers for their active participation and cooperation. We would also like to thank Zimpon Wongma Karma Thinley for providing transportation, Mr. Kaka Tshering, the Chief Forestry Officer of Paro for supplying the saplings, Lam Neten and other monks of Taktsang monastery for their contribution….Namey Samey Kadrinche la!


Press Release

September 1, 2014 10:14 am

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation has awarded Nu. 63.59 million to the Royal Government of Bhutan in support of the following projects:


Ludlo's Bhutan Swallowtail Mating Pairs Sighted

November 18, 2011 6:26 pm

The sighting also revealed considerable biological information about B. ludlowi Its hostplant is Aristolochia griffithi, which is also utilised as a hostplant by other Bhutanitis taxa. Bhutanitis ludlowi eggs are smaller than in other Bhutanitis and are laid on top of each other in a stacked pile arrangement. Video footage of live adults show that their flight is rapid with a deep wingbeat and frequent gliding.


Captive Breed White-Bellied Heorn Rleased

November 16, 2011 6:34 pm

The first ever captive breed of White-bellied Heron was released on 17th September, 2011 marking a huge success of the research program. The Heron was released from its flight pan in presence of environmentalists and other stakeholders.