With the aim of inculcating appreciation of nature, natural resources, biodiversity and its importance, a 2-day nature awareness workshop is being organised by Aranyakam Nature Foundation in collaboration with KSCSTE Kerala Forest Research Institute.

The programme will be an excellent opportunity to stimulate joyful, enlightening insights and experiences for the students igniting enthusiasm and love for nature.

Activities would include classroom lectures and field visits to observe frogs, butterflies, moths and plants.

The programme is planned to provide an opportunity for college students to observe and understand life around them. It is also to “reconnect with nature” and experience its beauty and diversity.

Date

July 2-3, 2022

Venue

KFRI Sub center, Nilambur

Audience

College students from Malappuram District

More Details

  • A maximum of 30 students can participate in the workshop
  • Interested students need to register before 20th June 2022
  • The workshop fee will be Rs 600 per head, which will cover all expenses related to the workshop
  • Participants will be selected from the applied candidates, and the selected will be informed by the 25th of June, 2022.
  • Accommodation will be provided in the KFRI Sub center dormitory.

How To Reach

Nearest railway station: Nilambur, about 3 km

By Bus: Around 5KM from Nilambur Bus Stand on Vazhikkadavu route.

Guidelines

  • Nature Conservation Awareness Workshop is an educational activity, not a picnic, outing, or adventure.
  • Participants need to carry a proof of identity and a declaration form provided to the selected participants.
  • All participants should stay for the complete duration of the workshop.
  • A basic vegetarian meal will be provided
  • Bring rain gear such as raincoats, rain pants, and umbrellas
  • Do not collect anything from the protected areas
  • Do not carry music systems in the workshop or during the field visit
  • Do not carry any inflammable articles.
  • Do not carry plastic bags during the field trip
  • Smoking or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited in the workshop.

Resource Persons

Chairman, Aranyakam Nature Fundation.

Assistant Professor, Department Botany, The Zamorin’s Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode

Trustee, Aranyakam Nature Foundation, EDGE Hero, Research Scholar at KFRI

A Nature lover, native of Malappuram, Kerala, travelled extensively to photograph and study butterflies and moths.

Assistant Professor at Centre for Conservation Ecology, Dept. of Zoology, MES Mampad College

Director of Nilambur Prakruthi Padana Kendram.

Please fill the form below to register for the workshop

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