Our project is nearing completion, therefore we have decided to teach 25 naturalists as part of our
naturalist training program. In this session, participants learned about Taloja Hill and its biodiversity.
There were two sessions, the first of which featured a Live Nature trail on Taloja Hill and the second a
virtual lecture on biodiversity. As the event concluded, we gave our Naturalist with a Certificate and a
We conducted a three day Teachers training Program from 9th to 11th November, 2022.
We conducted the workshop in Palghar for 28 teachers and master trainers who will be teaching environment subject to students of standard
7th, 8th, 9th using the Environment guide developed by Rotary club Mumbai and written by
Dr. V. Shubhalaxmi and Ms. Priti Choghale titled Nature is my canvas. During the workshop teachers were trained to teach the different topics included in the guide using multiple approaches like nature trails, PowerPoint presentations, brain
storming sessions, quizzes, group posters presentations and so on. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Shubhalaxmi, Ms. Priti Choghale, Mr. Kaustubh Bhagat and Ms. Bharati Desai.
Capacity Development Programme for Forest Personnel: We conducted two-week-long training programmes on Landscape Management and Eco-Tourism/Wildlife Management and Conservation for forest department officials at FRI, Dehradun. Client: Training for Technology Transfer. Duration: Nov 2015, Feb 2016
Lepidoptera Training Programme for Forest Guards: A four-day training programme was conducted at Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. Client: Kerala Forest Depart. Date: 3-7 October 2015
We developed 15 outdoor exhibits of various sizes on birds and butterflies found at Govardhan Ecovillage, Maharashtra. These were bilingual exhibits in English and Marathi. These exhibits aim to create awareness about local biodiversity among the tourists visiting the site.
Duration: Oct-Dec 2017
We developed 25 tree signage which was installed in front of trees at Govardhan Ecovillage, Maharashtra. Each signage covered the ecological as well as spiritual stories in bilingual format. Also, 25 signage for butterfly-attracting plants were developed. The purpose of this signage was to provide a self-guided nature trail experience to the visitors.
Duration: Oct-Dec 2017