Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation
Lamgtang National Park
The following are the objectives of park management:
To conserve the representative area of Mid-Himalayan ecosystem and protect the biodiversity hotspot with all ecological processes, functions and gene pool.
To conserve and maintain a viable population and gene pool of endangered flora and fauna, including the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Assamese Monkey, Musk Deer, great Tibetan Sheep, Clouded Leopard and Himalayan Black Bear.
To ensure, maintain and restore regional connectivity with other important biological areas including Changcun Core Zone of Quomolongma Nature Reserve, Manaslu Conservation Area through Ganesh Himal Range and Shivapuri National Park through community managed forest stretches.
To protect, restore and maintain catchment capabilities of major rivers for hydro-power generation outside the protected area, drinking water supply project for Kathmandu Valley and downstream irrigation projects.
To protect and promote the culture of indigenous people and provide sustainable livelihood opportunities to local communities dependent on natural resources of the park, along with ensuring participation of local people in conservation through strengthening buffer zone users’ institutions and other community based organizations .
To regulate and manage pilgrimage in consonance with conservation goals or objectives.
To promote ecotourism, provide wilderness/adventure experiences and conservation education to elicite public support.
To promote research and monitoring programs for strengthening management effectiveness of the park.
To improve and strengthen PA management through appropriate capacity building programs and staff amenities. And
Improve range land quality and management.
Develop sufficient winter range land areas and find alternative sources of forage for winter.
Reduce the colonization of white clover in the Kharkas.