By Naturenomics Team on January 04, 2018
“Goddess of major things”, acclaimed author Suzanna Arundhati Roy, a naturalist and an outspoken advocate of human rights visits our community-centered conservation site, the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark. Roy’s novel “God of small things” is composed in a lyrical language and timeless narrative that departed from conventional plots and became the biggest-selling book anchoring the path for Indian literature.
By Naturenomics Team on November 16, 2017
Enamored by plant stories, captivated by the mysteries of their origin and etymology, and in a constant move to explore exotic plant species – Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration Program, Atlanta Botanical Garden, is happy when referred to as a seed collector than a plant collector.
By Naturenomics Team on September 28, 2017
UNDER THEORETICAL SECTION
Presentation on Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark by Sangita Deka.
Presentation on birds and butterfly identification techniques and their importance in ecotourism by Manu Saikia
Discussion on scopes of ecotourism by Pinaki, Manu and Sangita with the community members.
By Naturenomics Team on September 06, 2017
On the 2nd day of this month at 10.00am, we have successfully re-started the Waste Management Project at Wild Mahseer. The workshop was organized to train the staff and consultants at Wild Mahseer including the Eastern Himalaya Botanic Ark. Naturenomics™ lead, Mr. Gautam Baruah and Manu Saikia explained the process of managing waste developed from the respective bungalows and rest of the area. They were supported in their endeavour by the Wild Mahseer consultants. The whole process has started with a new enthusiasm with the aim of maintaining the process regularly by all members of the campus.. They were also told about the relationship of good health and hygiene to waste management.
By Naturenomics Team on August 30, 2017
On 9th of April, 2017, a workshop on GIS was conducted by Dr. Smarajit Ojha, Professor of Nagaon Girls College, Assam at EHBA. Members of Balipara Foundation and Wild Mahseer participated in the workshop. Dr. Ojha introduced the concept and taught the basics of GIS to the team along with the basics of practical knowledge. He showed how to take GPS points on field and to create maps using those GPS points. He also showed how to mark points and to spot an area on a map using the software QGIS. The team participated with great interest which will going to help them to implement in their projects and study.