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Education

Biodiversity workshop for kids

A program on biodiversity and conservation was held at the Bee Museum for the children of Sigur valley on the 21st of July. The NNHS teamed up with Bravin Kumar from the Zoo Outreach organization to conduct this daylong program with included several presentations, short movie screenin
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World Environment Day’2013

The NNHS and BERU Foundation partnered up on the 5th of June to celebrate World Environment Day (WED) at Meedhane Village, Kotagiri. The children of the village designed several environmental themed posters that were put up at the venue. The program started with the introduction of th
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Camfort School visit

Eighteen students from the Camfort International School visited the Bee Museum on the 16th of February as part of their educational field trip. The children learnt about the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve through a presentation by Sumin George of the Keystone Foundation followed by the scr
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World Wetland Day’ 2013

To mark the World Wetland Day, the Nilgiri Natural History Society organized a conservation education programme in Kotagiri. Over 40 children from three schools participated – Blue Mountain, Hillford and CSI. The day began with an introductory talk by Sumin George of Keystone Foundati
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Elephant conservation education-Pillur

A workshop on Elephant conservation was organized by the NNHS on the 20th of November at the Government School in Pillur. Around 30 students from Standard 8 and 9 participated in this workshop. The event started with the screening of a movie on Elephants followed by an interactive pre
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Talk on the Birds of the Nilgiris

A talk on the Birds of the Nilgiris took place at the Bee museum on the 10th of November. The Speaker Dr. P.J Vasanthan, an avid birder for the past two decades gave the audience a brief introduction to the topography of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (NBR) and the different forest typ
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Educational School Tours

The Nilgiri Natural History Society organized an educational tour of the Nilgiris on the 19th, 20th and 21st of September for the children of Rishi Valley School (A.P). Day one of the tour started with a picturesque ride on the Nilgiri mountain railway followed by a visit to a tea fac
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Book Launch & Film Release : Where the kurinji blooms & A fragile treasure – A biodiversity learning module on the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

The 3rd of August 2012 saw the launch of the book ‘Where the Kurinji blooms’ by Mr.Pratim Roy, Director of the Keystone Foundation, at the Bee Museum in Ooty.  Following which Mr. Varun Devaraj a local Naturalist, inaugurated the film ‘A fragile treasure’. The launch was held in the g
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