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Forests in Uttara-Kannada district are divided into five territorial and one Wildlife division each headed by a Deputy Conservator of Forests.

   The divisions and their approximate jurisdictions are

Sl.No. Name of Division Approximate Jurisdiction Taluk wise

1

Haliyal Haliyal, Joida (Part).

2

Honnavar Bhatkal, Honnavar, Kumta and Ankola (bit).

3

Karwar Karwar, Ankola (almost full) and Joida (part).

4

Sirsi Sirsi and Siddapur

5

Yellapur Yellapur and Mundgod.

6

Dandeli (Wild life) Haliyal (part) and Joida (part)

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The first five divisions are under the control of  Conservator of Forests under Kanara Circle. His head quarters is in Sirsi.

  The Wildlife division is controlled by  Conservator of Forests, Wildlife, based in Shimoga. Tiger
 
 The Social Forestry aspect is looked after by a Deputy Conservator of Forests, Social Forestry,  under  Zilla Panchayath, Uttar-Kannada.

The Staff position and Nursery Details under Social Forestry  are as follows:-

Total No. of Staff

 69

Total No. of Nurseries

09

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Taluk

Nursery

Name of the Nursery

Ankola

1

Kumta

Bhatkal

1

Sarapanakatta

Haliyal

1

Kogilbane

Honnavar

1

Kasarkod

Karwar

1

Devalmakki & Gopshetta

Kumta

1

Kumta

Mundgod

1

Kalaganakoppa

Siddapur

1

Kavachur

Sirsi

1

Amminhalli

Supa

1

Kogilbane

Yellapur

1

Kavadikeri

Total

1

 

 

WILD LIFE CENSUS-1997

Forest Tiger Cheetha Elephant Bison Deer Wild Sheep Sambar Beer Common

Langur

Monkey Mallar

Squirrel

Dandeli 11 9 45 907 1667 423 217 390 7690 2726 2741
Anashi 2 - - 910 - 28 87 293 6620 146 1970

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Taluk Wise Forest Areas in Sq. Kms.

Forest Area
Ankola 753.91
Bhatkal 259.96
Haliyal 598.47
Honnavar 576.3
Karwar 554.27
Kumta 396.87
Mundgod 505.03
Siddapur 682.45
Sirsi 1035.83
Joida 1756.31
Yellapur 1177.05

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