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Green Schools

Nature Education at its Best

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We are best in the sector when it comes to nature education. You name it,we have done it.

Day Programmes

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Would you like to explore your city's green zones? We could help.Sign up for a half/full day to your city's wilderness.

Night Programmes

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We are the only organization in Maharashtra that offers night programmes such as moth-watching. Plan one within your school campus.

Details

Topics

Butterflies, Birds, Mangroves, Marine Life, Ecology, Trees, Wildflowers, Insects, Plant & animal classification, Wetlands and so on.

Locations

 Mumbai: Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Maharashtra Nature Park, Bhandup Pumping Station, Girgaum Chowpatty, Jijamata Udyan, B.P.T Garden, Sion Fort, Sewri Mudflats. 


Navi Mumbai: Free Driving Range, Kharghar Hills, Valley Park, Artiste Village, Devi Saddle, Sagar Upvan, Airoli Mangroves, CBD Mangroves, Talave Wetlands, Vashi Mini Seashore, Karnala Bird Sanctuary.  


Thane: Yewoor Hills, Ovalekar Butterfly Park

Programme fee

Minimum group size: 25 For children (5-12 years) : 150/- each,  For Adults: Rs. 250/- each. Discounts available for bigger groups.  

Explore Wild Navi Mumbai

Kharghar Valley, Kharghar

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 Kharghar a green city resting in lap of nature is surrounded by beautiful Kharghar Hills dressed in royal greens post monsoon with colorful riot of flowers, flowing streams and rich biodiversity thriving in heart of a urban development 

Green Valley Park, CBD Belapur

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 Nestled between Parsik Hills, in the heart of the industrial area of CBD Belapur, is 50 hectares of wilderness maintained by CIDCO. The monsoon showers completely transform the brown woods to a lush green, making the walk scenic and comforting. During the monsoons there is a gurgling stream that runs through the expanse of the forest,”  

Talawe Wetlands, Nerul

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 The wetlands, better known as Nerul or Seawoods Lake among locals, is home to some of the most stunning flamingos and migratory birds.   Catch up with the flamingoes before they plan their return journey to Gujarat.

Nature enthusiasts have a great time watching an amazing variety of birds in and around Navi Mumbai especially during the winter. 

Airoli Mangroves, Airoli

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  The mangroves in Airoli have joined the likes of the Sundarbans, Bhitarkanika and Achra. According to the Mangrove Society of India (MSI) they are now counted among the 12 unique mangrove forests in the country. The Airoli mangroves are spread over 1690 hectares and are visited by over 50,000 flamingoes every year.  

Vashi Mini Seashore, Vashi

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Located in Vashi, this serene lake is refreshing with many birds and cool breezes offering the perfect sunset along with boating just few minutes away from the city , making it a much easy detox option.

Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Panvel

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 The bird sanctuary is a popular destination for bird-watchers and hikers in the Mumbai area. The sanctuary is home to over 222 species birds of which 161 are resident species, 46 are winter migrant species   located in Panvel Taluka of Raigad District, outside Mumbai, 

There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about ou city. Interested schools may contact us

Ancillary Services for Schools & Colleges

 In this section we provide services for schools (ICSE, CBSE) and colleges (IB) that fulfill criteria for  International Award for Young People (IAYP), Social Useful and Productive Works (SUPW) and  Creative, Activity, Service (CAS).We provide possible programme ideas relevant for each category.  Check out various sections below. 

International Award for Young (IAYP)

Volunteering for Environment

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1. Kharghar Valley Restoration Project


There are range of activities that students can undertake, starting from habitat enhancements to biodiversity mapping. Bronze/Silver/Gold


2. Rejuvenation of Chimbai Beach in Bandra


The students can help in creating marine awareness,help in marine research and community clean up drives. Bronze/Silver

Adventurous Journey

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1. Monthly Nature Walks


Students can participate in regular walks conducted by us which explores different ecosystems and wildlife. They could feed the data to global databases. Bronze/Silver/Gold 


2. Nature Camps


Students can participate in our nature camps which are based on different themes and seasons. They could conduct ecotourism feasibility studies at each location. Bronze

Close the deal

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1. Wildlife Photography


Students can sign up for wildlife photography workshops and learn basics of photography. They could also showcase their work through our platform and gain recognition. Bronze


2. Research Experience for Students Programme


Students could undergo research training in field biology and learn the rope of doing scientific investigation. Bronze/Silver/Gold

Socially Useful and Productive Works( SUPW)

Gardening

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1. Setting School Butterfly/Kitchen Gardens


Students can help in setting up butterfly/school gardens under our guidance. They could establish community gardens too. 

 

2. Creating Animal Shelters


 Students could help in setting up bird homes, bug hotels, frog home and so on for their school or a community garden. 

Habitat Maintenance

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 1. Maintenance of Butterfly Habitats


Students could work in set up habitats by conducting periodic maintenance works, creating awareness among local communities and documenting local biodiversity.  

2. Tree Carbon & Tree Tags


Students will learn methods of  calculation carbon sink in trees and also help in naming them. They could do this exercise for any public park. 

Citizen Science

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1. School Moth Monitoring Programme


Students can undertake moth studies in their school campuses and document moths. They could publish the data in form or articles and blogs. 


2. Monitoring of City Biodiversity


Students could use our mobile apps and monitor local birds, trees and butterflies. The data could be uploaded on global citizen science portals.  

Creativity, Activity, Service(CAS)

Creativity

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1. Develop Promotional Videos


Students could help in developing promotional programme/project videos for environmental nonprofits.


2. Writing articles and blogs


Students could help in designing newsletters, write articles and blogs for environmental nonprofits.


3. Develop Posters and Booklets


 Students could develop thematic posters and booklets for environmental causes linked with local communities.

Activity

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1. Conducting Studies on Environmental Quotient of Local Communities


 Students can help in conducting interviews, online surveys and site visits to collect data on environmental quotient of a particular community and devise ways to improve the same.


2. Conduct Green Audits for Housing Societies


 Student conduct green audits based on environmental parameters and advise housing societies on improving their ratings.

Service

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1. Volunteer with Nonprofits


Students could work with local environmental nonprofits in lending a helping hand. They could be involved in day to day nonprofit management activities where they learn as well as contribute.

2.  Kharghar Valley Restoration Project


There are range of activities that students can undertake, starting from habitat enhancements to biodiversity mapping 

Interested schools may contact us for any of the above Ancillary Services