CONSERVING Wildlife is struggle of the Governments face all over the world. Ladakh is not exception in this struggle for Conservation of wildlife. Wildlife Protection Department and various organizations and local communities are doing their best, but more needs to be done. To conserve the vulnerable and endangered species and to sustain them for our future generations, every individual should participate in wildlife conservation activities. Proactive conservation efforts are need of the hour. Wildlife Conservation and Birds Club of Ladakh (WCBCL) is not an additional organization to the existing stakeholder organizations, but a community-based voluntary initiative of young and dynamic group of friends, who are willing to take the lead in filling the gap in engineering various conservational activities in Ladakh region.
WCBCL, Leh over the years have initiated various effective programs, many of them First Evers, in Ladakh region. To mention a few, First Ever Magazine /Periodical wholey and solely dedicated to Wildlife of Ladakh, First Ever Photo Exhibition of Mammals and Birds of Ladakh for second consecutive years - 2016 and 2017, Sloggeneering Anti Poaching Campaign, Clean Bird Habitat Campgaign, Ladakh Bird Count Anual Event, Ladakh Birds Festival, Asian WaterBird Count Census (2017 and 2018), etc...
Beside propagating various awareness programs, the WCBCL, Leh Ladakh, since its inception has taken lead in various unprecendented actions. WCBCL, Leh is tagged as leading Wildlife Whistle Blower Local Organization from Ladakh for the wildlife lawbreakers.
INTERNATIONAL FOREST DAY or WORLD FOREST DAY 21st March
Every year 21st of March is celebrated at International Forest Day or World Forest Day since 2012 by resolution of United Nations General Assembly. This is specially celebrated to dedicating a day in a year for education and awareness propagation of importance of Green Earth or Forests for the sustainance of the earth on a long term.
Wildlife Conservation and Birds Club of Ladakh (WCBCL), Leh is also celebrating World Forest Day / International Forest Day every year with field trips to different wetlands, marshes and river banks with schoold students, youths of ladakh, widlife lovers and green volunteers of Ladakh. WCBCL, Leh also visit schools and institutions on such day to celebrate the importance of green day and to work together with future generations. Go Green, Go Organic by His Holiness Chetsang Rinpochey is poineering a green poject in Ladakh which is support by many in Ladakh, including the WCBCL, Leh Ladakh.