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Trails

Where the birds are

On 8th and 13th November, 2019, students of grade 9 from CSI school came in two groups (20 each, section wise) to be initiated into the subtle art of birding. Simple though it sounds, watching birds requires a lot of attention to detail – about the bird, about its environment, about i
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Of name and fame – Heritage walk, Kotagiri

A name can evoke a lot of memories. What are the stories that you know, of the place you are a part of? Join us on this first walking tour as we unearth the stories behind the seemingly obvious spaces and sites, right here in the heart of Kotagiri.Led by our rich treasure trove of her
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In search of liquid gold – Semmanarai

Our story of bees and humans is an age old one, and unfolds right here at Semmanarai, a little hamlet some distance away from Kotagiri. Join us on this unique tour to the beautiful landscape to the abode of the bees – a leisurely walking exploration of bees, flowers, streams and farms
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In search of liquid gold – Semmanarai

Our story of bees and humans is an age old one, and unfolds right here at Semmanarai, a little hamlet some distance away from Kotagiri. Join us on this unique tour to the abode of the bees – a day-long walking exploration of bees and their flowers, as we take in the sights, smells and
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An eye for birding – Mullur

Any bird bereft of its landscape only speaks half the story. Birdwatching is not just about zooming the lens on the bird. Join us on this birding trail in Mullur, with a new eye to take in the larger picture. Please carry binoculars, field guide, water. Date: 24th August, 2019 Time an
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Intricate weaves – the pastoral landscape of Bikkapathimund

The shola grassland mosaic is intricately woven into the pastoral way of life of the todas. Join us as we tread gently,upon the grassy greens at Bikkapathimund We meet up at Kengamudi bus stop. Please carry water.  Date: 6th July, 2019 Time: 10 am Duration: 3 hours Trail difficulty: E
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Of Davids and Goliaths – a short walk in the Longwood

Known as Longwood shola or ‘Dodda solai’, unique forest fragments such as this hold the mysteries of many a species – from the giant trees to the tiny mushroom. Walk with us as we explore these deep dark woods… We assemble at the entrance of Longwood shola. Ple
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Birding in Kokkal

A trek was conducted to Kokkal, Sholur on 29 October 2017, which was facilitated by NNHS Co-ordinator Anandhi Chandran. We started the trek at 7.30 a.m. with the weather favoring us with bright sunshine. The first stretch was a steep incline scattered with rocks. The grassland was int
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Through Tarnad mund’s Rolling Grasslands

      “A landscape as seemingly endless as the sea. That is until you reach the cliffs.” Not often is a trail group closely followed for protection by a local tribal priest. And not often do said tribal communities allow outsiders to partake in their ceremonies. Much le
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Shola Trails

NNHS organises trails throughout the year for interested patrons. Other than the field trips and trails for our members and non members we also organise trails and visits for  groups with specific interests. We had visitors from the Dubai Natural History society in March. Prudhvi Gali
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