NNHS Newsletter Dec 2012

NNHS Newsletter Final – Dec 2012 13-2-13
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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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Taranadmund trail

  On the 22nd of December about ten participants started the trail from Taranadmund, a characteristic Toda settlement that can be accessed via the Ooty-Gudalur road. Tarannadmund is a vast wetland-grassland complex high in biodiversity. The trail began through dense wattle planta
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Wetland Biodiversity survey

As part of a Keystone Foundation project on wetlands and their conservation, NNHS members participated in a series of biodiversity surveys at Taranad mund and Bison swamp on the 27th and 28th of December.
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Hill wetlands of the Nilgiris district

Map made in 2006. Source of data: Survey of India Toposheet. IRS-1C Imagery 1998. Primary data of Keystone Foundation.
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