Photography workshop for field biologists

Aranyakam Nature Foundation, with the logistic support of the Idukki Wildlife Division, brings you a photography workshop of a different kind. Biological photography, or biophotography, is the use of photography for educational, research, or illustrative purposes. The photographs or videos often help researchers explain complex problems with visual aid. While it is an integral part of research for scientists, on its own, biological photography may become a career path for some others. In this workshop, you will learn how biological photography is more than just aesthetics and involves methods for documenting your research subjects in different situations in a presentable form. The workshop will be led by [...]

July 14, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nature Conservation Awareness Workshop

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 [...]

June 4, 2022|

National Workshop on Herpetology

Aranyakam Nature Foundation and KSCSTE-Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) join together to organise a one-of-a-kind herpetology workshop for the college students and teachers of Kerala. The three-day residential workshop at KFRI campus in Peechi will introduce participants to various aspects of reptilian and amphibian taxonomy, biology, ecology and conservation issues. The program will be handled by nationally and internationally renowned experts in the field of herpetology from Zoological Society of London, Senckenberg Natural History Museum Germany, Zoological Survey of India, Bombay Natural History Society, Dartmouth College United States, Kerala Forest Department, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Aranyakam Nature Foundation, Sri Venkateshwara College New Delhi and Evolutionarily Distinct and [...]

April 1, 2022|Tags: , , |

Flora, The Passion: Workshop – Plant identification and the road to conservation

For the general public, wildlife conservation is synonymous with the conservation of megafauna. The threatened floral species fighting for survival around us are barely spared a moment's thought. We believe that the first step towards broadening the scope of nature conservation to include plant conservation is increasing public awareness. This December Aranyakam Nature Foundation along with Peechi Wildlife Division brings to you a hands-on workshop to fine-tune your plant identification skills. The workshop will include interactive sessions with experts in the field, an opportunity to explore the KFRI arboretum, palmetum, and medicinal plant garden as well as a field trip into the Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary. You will also be able to interact [...]

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