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Talks

Garbage to Garden

A presentation on the techniques of biogas production using food waste took place at the Bee museum on the 15th of May. The session was conducted by Ms Archana Jayaraman, a representative of the South Asia Youth Environment Network (SAYEN), which focused on the different options and c
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A talk on ecology, management, conservation and welfare of the Asian Elephant

A talk on ecology, management, conservation and welfare of the Asian Elephant was organized by the Nilgiri Natural History Society (NNHS) at the Bee Museum on the 19th of December. The speaker Mr Surendra Varma an expert on welfare of the Asian elephant used a slide show to illustrate
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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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Flora and Fauna-A first hand perspective

A talk on the Flora and Fauna of the Nilgiris took place at the Bee museum on July 25th . The speaker, Ramneek Singh took the audience through a series of photographs of rare and endemic orchids, flowering plants and also some of the fauna present in the Nilgiris. The changing landsca
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Talk and Discussion on Lantana camara and its Management

  In April, Tarsh Thaekekara from The Shola Trust made a presentation on the challenges faced due to the fast expanding lantana camara in and around the forests of the Nilgiris. The origins of the plant, how it came to India (and to the Nilgiris), how much it has spread and the m
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Talk and Discussion on ‘Nilgirica Upstream’ at the Bee Museum

On the 28th of March 2012, a talk and discussion on a comprehensive design for holistic regeneration of the Nilgiris was organised at the Bee Museum, Ooty. A small group of interested individuals attended and participated in the discussion. A presentation by Godwin Vasanth kick starte
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Solid waste management talk, Coonoor

As part of a series of talks on Solid Waste Management by Arun Bellie and the Blue Mountain Warriors, an open discussion was held at St Sebastian Church Hall, Coonoor in December. Individuals from Coonoor and surrounding villages participated in the event which involved telling of per
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Public Discussion on Human-Wildlife Conflict, Kotagiri

On the 9th of December, a public talk and discussion on issues and incidents of Human-wildlife conflict was organised at Mudhaiya Hall, Ramesh Vihar Hotel, Kotagiri. 30 persons from The Kotagiri Wildlife Association, Kotagiri Drivers Association, Kotagiri Market Association, a group o
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Arun Bellie speaks on Waste Management

To revive the tradition of regular informative modules at the Bee Museum every month, a talk on Waste Management centred on the work being carried out by the Blue Warriors with 500 households in villages around Kotagiri. The Blue Warriors are a group of children who monitor and mainta
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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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