Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Renowned Botanist Scott McMahan Explores the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Renowned Botanist Scott McMahan Explores the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

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.

First Workshop Ecotourism for Visitors from Baligaon Mishing Village

Visitors from Baligaon Mishing Village

Highlights

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.

Recommenced Waste Management Project - First Workshop

Recommenced Waste Management Project

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.

GIS Workshop at EHBA

Dr. Smarjit Ojha (GIS Workshop at EHBA)

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.

Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere

Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere
Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere

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