20th February 2020 in 2020

8th February 2020 – (by Shiva Sawmy)

After spending my day off exploring the amazing city of Jaipur on the eve, I woke up this morning even more excited, as today marked the start of lectures and…
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20th February 2020 in 2020

6th February 2020 – (by I-Ting Tu)

Almost 2/3 of the IWAH course is gone! Time flies. I have learned so much from the course, especially the practical bits of it really helped me to get the…
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20th February 2020 in 2020

2nd February 2020 – (by Melissa Guzman)

What a day! We spent the day in the field - that is, down the way and behind our Sariska Palace Hotel where we could spread out to complete a…
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20th February 2020 in 2020

2nd February 2020 – (by Renata Snow & G.D.Singh)

New day, new theme! Having spent the first few days focusing on population ecology and yesterday looking at the human-wildlife interface, today we switched gears again to learn about disease…
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20th February 2020 in 2020

1st February 2020 – (by Shona MacAffer)

We awoke to the sounds of prayer, reminding us this was Saturday a Hindi worship day around Sariska national park and that today we would venture into the park to…
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20th February 2020 in 2020

31st January 2020 – (by John Boyle)

Today was a long but rewarding day with an early start at 7am. We collected our GPS units, compasses and range-finders and set off into the park in teams of…
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20th February 2020 in 2020

30th January 2020 – (by Jennifer D’Agostino)

Day 3 of the Interventions in Wild Animal Health course and it was a very full day!  We started off the day by walking into the reserve to learn about…
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20th February 2020 in 2020

29th January 2020 – (by Parbat Thapa)

The day started with pleasant sounds of birds in the morning in Sariska Palace Resort. I was very curious about the course and it was like a dream for me…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

29th January 2019 – (by Rakesh Kumar Nautiyal)

The IWAH course is a very useful one for me as far as free-range wild animal management is concerned. I am a wildlife vet, but the sessions thus far have…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

30th January 2019 – (by Kafil Hussain)

It was a very cold morning in Sariska when I along with the IWAH participant moves for the interesting practical session with our resource person Bivash and Bilal, Scientist from…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

29th January 2019 – (by Nnomzie Atama)

The IWAH course is my first encounter with wildlife medicine, and I have longed for this experience. I am very excited to be on the course and the first few…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

2nd February 2019 – (by Jessica Hawe)

Today, the teaching theme was ‘wildlife crime and forensic investigation’ We started with an informative lecture from Dr S.P. Goyal covering all things ‘illegal wildlife trade’, from legislation and evidence…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

1st February 2019 – (by Lallianpuii Kawlni & Sanath Krishna Muliya)

The day started as we gathered at the Palace porch to head into Sariska Tiger Reserve where we would be learning how to deploy camera traps. The park jeeps were…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

8th February 2019 – (by Inga McDermott)

Today the course moved on to discuss the human-wildlife interface and how this can impact disease. After an introductory lecture in the morning, we set off for a field visit…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

4th February 2019 – (by Melanie Taylor-Saunders)

The students remaining behind at Sariska took advantage of their rest day to have a lay-in, relax and get a head start on their presentations. The students in Jaipur woke…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

5th February 2019 – (by Tushna Karkaria & Devendra Podhade)

We started our day with an informative lecture on the wildlife-human interface and the importance in the relocation of people living inside protected areas by government-funded incentive-based schemes. Dr Shivani…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

31st January 2019 – (by Beatriz Alves)

The day started at 7 am, with a distance sampling field exercise. We were divided into five groups to conduct a foot-based line transect, a methodology applied to estimate animal…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

12th February 2019 – (by Genevieve Weaver)

Today was a continuation of the immobilization procedures and techniques from yesterday, but today our target was different, the wild pig Sus scrofa.  I was chosen to dart one of the…
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20th February 2019 in 2019

11th February 2019 – (by Tithipong Plangsangmas)

The schedule for today was “Best practice in wild animal restraint and anaesthesia techniques”. The participants got a chance for hands-on practice restraint of free-living Sambar (Rusa unicolor) and Chital…
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22nd February 2017 in 2017

22nd February 2017 (By Nidhi Rajput)

Now, we are moving towards the end of field training. The last two days are fixed for the assessments. However before all that, in the morning at around 6.15, we…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (Laura Wessman)

I would struggle to name any one particular day as my favourite one; each day taught me something new, be it in the form of an interesting lecture, a field…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (Ricko Laino Jaya)

I think I would say every single day of course since day 1 is my favourite day. If I have to pick one, then I choose 21th February as a…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (By Ali Madad Rajabi)

I'd like to say thanks for an excellent and wonderful three-week course, It was really great opportunity to participate in Intervention in Wild Animal Health Field course, I really appreciated all the…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (By Pip McKay)

On one of the very first days, we were taken on an hour walk in Sariska Tiger Reserve, which I absolutely loved. Not many people get the opportunity to leave…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (by Ben Davidson)

Kariska Village visit The ride up to Kariska village took us through some more varied habitat than we had seen in our previous visits to the Sariska Tiger Reserve.  After…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (Nicola Hartley)

Not a moment was wasted on the IWAH course. When not having informative lectures, with complementing practicals or engaging in group discussions, we would be on the Maruti jeep getting…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (By Ruth Omani)

I am thankful for the opportunity of participating in the 2018 ‘Intervention in Wild Animal Health’. The sessions were informative, to say the least.  I was able to learn various…
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22nd February 2017 in 2018

Favourite Moment 2018 (By Rebecca Howell)

How do I pick just one?! I had so many brilliant experiences on the IWAH course in Sariska National Park- it was fantastic to learn new things, develop new skills…
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14th February 2017 in 2017

14th February 2017 (by Ravikant Kobragade)

The morning session was conducted and delivered a lecture on “Disease Outbreak Investigation in free living wild animals “by Dr Tony Sainsbury. The lecture was very informative and thought provoking…
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12th February 2017 in 2017

12th February 2017 (by Sarvesh Kumar Rai)

On 12 Feb we wake up at early morning, after doing our morning chores we left for Jaipur Rajasthan at around 9.30 am. After 3 hours journey, we reached Amer…
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11th February 2017 in 2017

11th February 2017 (By Shailesh Pethe & Amit Dyani)

This was one more day in the ongoing process of Wildlife conservation in India. The occasion was 21-days of course work in Interventions in Wild Animal health management. Today was…
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8th February 2017 in 2017

8th February 2017 (By Abhay Sengar)

We all were so fresh, energetic and excited, it was our day two of training at Sariska, even though training officially started at 5th of Feb, that place was having…
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7th February 2017 in 2017

7th February 2017 (By Sandip Agrawal)

Hi all, All the participant and the resource person gathered and spend their night at IBIS international hotel Near Aerocity New Delhi. The 7 February 2017 we all took our…
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27th February 2016 in 2016

27th February 2016 (by Alexandra Thomas)

The End Despite my students all being older and much more professional than me I was surprisingly nervous for them all doing their presentations on this last day. Not because…
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