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Talk on Human-Wildlife Conflict, Coonoor Club

As an integral part of our celebration of people and wildlife this October, a talk and discussion on incidents and issues of Human-Wildlife Conflict in and around Coonoor was held at Coonoor Club. The turnout of around 45 persons primarily consisted of nearby estate owners and manager
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Longwood Shola and Kodanad Genepool trail

Our trail began with an introduction to Longwood Shola through the recently launched Nature Interpretation Centre and by our resource person for the day, T Samraj, an Executive Member of the NNHS. After spending some time at the Centre better understanding the Shola patch we were soon
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Nature Interpretation Center at Longwood Shola, Kotagiri

A nature interpretation center at Longwood Shola was launched in June 2011. An abandoned building belonging to the Forest department was renovated for use as an interpretation center by members of the NNHS. The effort was supported by the DFO Ni l g i r i s No r t h d i v i s i o n ,
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Conservation Education in the NBR

4 summer camps were organized in Conservation Centers located in the villages where Keystone Foundation works. Approximately 80 children took part and were from various indigenous communities of the NBR. Besides these camps regular interactions are held at tribal residential schools a
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NBR Resource Pack : ‘to nurture a lifelong love for nature’

An NBR resource material for conservation education is being designed for adults who work with children .This is being done with the understanding that: 1.Learning requires the active participation of the student 2.Children learn in a variety of ways and in different degrees 3.Learnin
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Film on the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

A documentary on the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (NBR) is in the pipeline and will cover the story of indigenous people’s lives around the major rivers such as the Chaliar, Bhavani, Kabani, and Moyar. NBR is home tomore than 20 indigenous communities, the film tells the stories of
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Conservation Village Awards 2010 goes to Chokkanalli

The Conservation Village Awards 2010 presentations were held at Keystone in June 2010. People from Kotagiri, Coonoor, Sigur, Pillur, Hasanur, Punanjanur and Nilambur participated for the Hubba . The panel of judges was- Rev.Mulley from C o o n o o r , Mr . Ma n o h a r a n f r om Guda
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Nature Discovery Centre at the Bee Museum

The Bee Museum received a facelift during the month of May 2010. A Nature Discovery Centre was added to the existing information display. It is a part of the Nature Discovery Centre Initiative of Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore. The display materials include posters on endemic
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