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Stakeholder workshop on Human-wildlife Interactions, Coonoor

Human Wildlife Interactions Stakeholder Workshop, Coonoor: The stakeholder workshop was held at the UPASI meeting hall on 14 July 2015. The workshop was attended by a large number of field staff from the Forest Department, farmers, farmer groups, concerned citizens as well as the medi
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International Tiger Day Celebrations

On the international day of the Tiger-29th July 2013, the NNHS organized an Art exhibition ‘Art for Tigers’. Three schools namely Hillfort, Riverside and St Thomas sent in their entries, which were displayed at the Bee museum on that day. The works of art were judged based on creativi
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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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Gaur In My Garden

A documentary film titled Gaur in my garden was screened at the Bee Museum on the 14th of February. This documentary film, directed by Rita Banerji follows the Indian Gaur; a large ungulate whose loss of habitat has caused an increase in human-gaur interactions and has subsequently le
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“Early communication systems in human-elephant conflict management”

A talk on early communication and warning systems in human-elephant conflict management was held at the Bee museum on the 4th of December. The speaker Dr Anand Kumar, a wildlife scientist at the Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF) at Valparai started the talk by emphasizing the impor
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Awareness Program on Snakes

A snake awareness workshop was held at the Bee Museum on the 8th of September under the banner of the Nilgiri Wildlife & Environment Association (NWEA). Twenty-five people including students from the Blue Mountain School took part in this educative program aimed at creating awaren
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