Community Leadership for Tiger Conservation (CLTC) - Supported by 21st Century Tiger (2002 – 2007)
This project done in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve aimed at building a long term intensive field conservation program to conserve tigers and their prey base.
Activities of the project included long-term consolidation of the park through facilitating resettlement of villages lying within the tiger reserve; improvement in the protection system through motivation and training of the field staff of the state forest department.
Monitoring of the illegal activities and impact assessment surveys and mapping; community awareness programs to reduce human pressures like NTFP collection, poaching, fire and cattle grazing. Motivation of the field staff by workshops, annual awards and incentives in the form of field equipment.
Field and logistic support was also provided to the Wildlife Conservation Society, India program research team during their Line transect and camera trap work in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve and Pench Tiger Reserve.