This field workshop is perfect for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers who want to learn wildlife conservation science. This workshop is open for all, you only require enthusiasm for wilderness and the outdoors!
This workshop will help you understand the biological basis of management of wildlife habitats and populations. You will gain first hand experience of studying wildlife, their behaviors, their habitats, and threats. Activities will include forest exploration, wildlife watching, scientific data collection, nature photography, interactive discussions, and having a lot of fun.
The workshop will be held in the dry deciduous hill-forest of Tikhimagari (Gova hills), a pristine habitat in the Aravalli range in Sabarkantha (Gujarat). We will explore various ecological niches of the forest by trekking on several trails, during day and night. The forest is home to over 148 species of birds, over 15 species of mammals, over 30 species of herps, and many invertebrates. We will stay in Adam’s Nature Retreat – a responsible campsite with all basic facilities. Accommodation will be on shared basis in dormitories with attached bathroom and toilet.
Soham Mukherjee – herpetologist and wildlife biologist (member, IUCN SSC Viper Specialist Group & Crocodile Specialist Group) will run the workshop.
Workshop fee is Rs.4500.00 (rupees four thousand five hundred only). This is inclusive of stay, food, resource person fee, field guide fee, and transport from and back to Ahmedabad. We will travel on the early morning of 20th Oct, and return on the evening of 21st Oct.
1. Make the payment (Rs.4500) via bank transfer, cash deposit, or online (debit/credit card).
Please send us an email on Naja.firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp on +91-9909906618 for bank account details, or you can pay online directly (safe transaction via PayPal).
Please send us the transaction details after you make the payment and we will send you the confirmation along with a registration form. You will need to send us the filled form (scan/photo) or bring the hard copy along with you when you come for the workshop. We will also send you a list of things to carry/bring for the workshop. We will create a WhatsApp group a few days before the workshop to coordinate travel and other details.
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