Our course participants of Birds for Beginners learned about the Garden Birds from Dr Ketki Marthak.
Our course participants of Bugs for Beginners learned about insect groups from Dr V Shubhalaxmi.
Our Birds for Beginners online course participants learned about forest birds, their adaptations and tips on how to identify them.
We kick started our new batches for the online courses on wildlife, Bugs for Beginners & Birds for Beginners with the course orientation session wherein the participants interacted with Dr. V Shubhalaxmi and got introduced to the course platform, project work and online assignments.
We organized community volunteering event at our project site at Taloja Hill forest. The volunteers developed the pathway by lining them with coconut shells. This demarcation helps visitors to limit their movement to established trails and avoid trampling of natural areas.
We kick start our celebrations with a live session with our rescue cats who are now our pets. We encouraged our viewers to do the same with their pets and bring them in limelight duirng the fortnight.
As part of the Animal Welfare Fortnight we invited Ms. Sabah Patankar who is an adoption specialist to narrate her experience in getting stray cats adopted. It was an inspiring session which encouraged more and more people to give a thought about adopting indies.
This is part of our Animal Welfare Fortnight celebrations. This is our second webinar during the week. Our guest for the session was Raj Maru. He is the Co-Founder of United For the Unheard. He has been Vegan since 3 years and volunteering as a grassroot activist more than a year. He shared his journey of veganism which was inspiring for would be vegans.
Our community volunteers helped in making seed balls for our forest nursery at the Taloja Hill Fores project site. They made 300 seed balls which were placed in seedling tray. We will transplant them in sapling bags once they germinate.
This was our last online session in celebrating Animal Welfare Fortnight. We had Mr. Nilesh Bhanage from PAWS who shared his experience on rescuing and rehabilitation of stray animals. He also shared tips on how common citizen could help the stray animals of their locality.