CNR, Lobesa June 11, 2017: The staff members of College of Natural Resources (CNR) had volunteered to take part in the post-plantation management and clearing the plantation sites in CNR Mega Farm Project Land. The area was highly invaded by Opuntia vulgaris. Taking care of the plantation is essential until they are well established. 
The activity was in continuation to the celebration of Social Forestry Day in the college. CNR in celebration of Social Forestry Day had planted a total of 732 saplings: 592 saplings in the Upper Hostel, 150 saplings in the arboretum and 40 bamboo rhizomes in the CNR Mega Farm Project Land.

CNR, Lobesa May 26, 2017: A week-long training workshop (22 to 26 May 2017) on Freshwater Biotaxa Taxonomy at the College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobesa in Punakha has successfully concluded today with awarding certificates at the college (26 May 2017). The training was organized by CNR in collaboration with WWF Bhutan and IUCN SSC Freshwater Fish Specialist Group. The training was attended by 11 teaching and research staff of CNR, 10 research staff from various organizations across Bhutan working on freshwater biodiversity issues, and 9 undergraduate students from the CNR, Lobesa.
The resource people of the training were the specialists; Sandeep Das, A Bijukumar, Rajeev Raghavan, and Anvar Ali from Kerala Forest Research Institute (Thrissur), University of Kerala (Trivandrum), Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi, India, respectively.
The aims and objectives of the training were to familiarize on the importance of taxonomy as a critical aspect of freshwater biodiversity conservation. The training on Freshwater Biotaxa was the effort to improve understanding of the basic concepts and principles of taxonomy by providing training on the best guidelines for freshwater biodiversity exploration. It was also aimed to build the necessary skills and knowledge to identify important freshwater groups and assist in the identification of fishes, amphibians, and crab fauna of Bhutan.  The training covered lectures, demonstration and hands-on experience in taxonomic skills with experts during the field excursion.
Additional Slots in Master in Development Practice 
CNR, Lobesa May 22, 2017:  Interested applicants meeting the eligibility criteria can now apply for Masters in Development Practice at the College of Natural Resources, Lobesa. The last date for submission of application is 22 June 2017. The names of shortlisted candidates will be announced on 23 June and admission interview will be held on June 26, 2017, on the campus.
Eligibility Criteria for MDP
Three-or Four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline.
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CNR, Lobesa May 22, 2017: Master in Development Practices Admission Interview Result, 2017.
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