Eco-days in March: 20: World Sparrow Day, 21: World Forestry Day, 22 World Water Day
The field guide is meant for beginners therefore the language used is non-technical. It features descriptions of 773 species from 37 micro and macro moth families depicted in 156 colour plates. More than 1000 colour photographs of moths have been used.
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After developing the English and Hindi version of this field guide, we are now translating the same in Marathi for United Way Mumbai.
We will be conducting a two hour session for the employees and their children of Tata Communications wherein they will be making bird houses out of waste bottles and cans. Around 100 volunteers will be participating in this activity.
As celebration of World Water Day which falls on 22 March, the employees of DCB Bank will be volunteering at Baner Hills for contour-bunding activity at Baner Hills in Pune. This is a water conservation activity where bunding is done along the contours of the hills, which ensure slow run off of rainwater thus allowing better ground recharge. Besides they will be also carrying out mulching and watering activity of the existing plants at the site.
As part of the celebration of World Water Day which falls on 22 March, we are conducting a volunteering activity inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park for the employees of DCB Bank. The volunteers will be working in cleaning up one of the forest streams, so that when monsoon arrives the trash does not flow away with the rain water.
As part of the celebration of World Water Day which falls on 22 March, we are conducting a volunteering activity in Kharghar Valley for the employees of DCB Bank. The volunteers will be creating bunds on the hill to navigate rainwater which otherwise flows onto the road during rains. They will also do mulching, tree tagging and watering of existing plants.