Nag Panchami (Nepali Snake Festival) Celebration in Nepal

Kamal and his team celebrated Nag Panchami (Nepali Snake Festival) at Midpoint District Hospital, in Kawasoti-16, Nawalpur, Gandaki Province in Nepa. They conducted a “Save Snakes Save Nature Nag Panchami Special Snakebite Initiative Program” on 5 August 2019. Panchami is the fifth day among the fifteen days of the moon’s waxing and/or waning. The NagContinue reading Nag Panchami (Nepali Snake Festival) Celebration in Nepal

“Save Snakes Save Nature” stall for snake conservation awareness at Nawalpur fair

Kamal Devkota has been doing incredible snake awareness work in Nepal and they recently had their first educational fair for 2019, which was held in Kawasoti, Nawalpur, Nepal. The educational fair was organized by the Nawalpur Media and Research Pvt. Ltd. from 31 May – 1 June 2019. There were atleast 25 stalls at the fairContinue reading “Save Snakes Save Nature” stall for snake conservation awareness at Nawalpur fair

Researchers Update King Cobra Distribution in Nepal

The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is truly one the world’s most iconic snake species. These large, venomous snakes can be found throughout Southeast Asia and they require a large area of land in which to thrive. However, king cobras are becoming increasingly threatened by human activity and require greater conservation efforts to prevent the declineContinue reading Researchers Update King Cobra Distribution in Nepal

World Wildlife Day (3rd March 2019) Celebration in Nepal

Kamal Devkota and his team celebrated World Wildlife Day 2019 in Kawasoti, Nawalpur district of Nepal, to raise awareness about the benefits that conservation provides to people. The awareness program was organized by Kaligandaki Hospital, Kawasoti and supported by Nepal Toxinology Association (NTA) and Save The Snakes (STS). This year for World Wildlife Day, KamalContinue reading World Wildlife Day (3rd March 2019) Celebration in Nepal

‘Save Snakes Save Nature’ stall at Nawalpur festival, Nepal

Kamal Devkota and his team in Nepal recently exhibited a snake awareness program at a local festival in Nepal. The 5th edition of the Nawalpur Mahotsav Festival was held at Kawasoti-3, Nawalpur in Nepal. This festival was organized by the Nawalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 31 January – 10 February 2019. There were moreContinue reading ‘Save Snakes Save Nature’ stall at Nawalpur festival, Nepal

Save The Snakes update from Nepal: Public Service Announcements, Interviews and Programs

Kamal recently made two radio PSA’s about snake awareness and snake conservation in Nepal. Public Service Announcement or Public Service Ads are messages within the public’s interest with the objective of raising awareness and public attitudes towards a social issue. Kamal wrote and directed two different Radio announcements. For the recording, he hired experienced voiceContinue reading Save The Snakes update from Nepal: Public Service Announcements, Interviews and Programs

New Snake Information Centers in Nepal

Kamal and his team in Nepal have conducted more snake conservation workshops and awareness programs in these communities. Lakshminagar, Dhakdhai, Rohini Gaupalika Padariya, Bhagwanpur, Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality Sagrahawa, Makrahar, Tilottama Municipality Shankarnagar Banbihar and Research Centre, Tilottama Municipality The communities were selected based on discussions held at the district level workshop earlier this year. TheContinue reading New Snake Information Centers in Nepal