January 8, 2018
Ramesh Thapa is the Chief Warden of Bardia National Park. Thapa has spent more than twenty years working for tigers and conservation, starting as a ranger and working his way up to Chief Warden in the largest national park in Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape. A core responsibility of Thapa is the management of the 932 sq.km. of forest habitat including grasslands and waterholes that support a population of an estimated 50 tigers in the protected area.