Tree Appreciation Walk at BPT Garden[Sagar Upavan];
We, a group of nature lovers decided to start free Tree Appreciation Walks in Mumbai. Our aim is to create awareness and inculcate a love for the trees.
You are most welcome to join us for our walks.
The 22nd Tree Appreciation walk is on 22ndJanuary 2012 Time: 8 a.m.
Venue: Sagar Upvan, (Mumbai Port Trust Garden) near BEST Depot, Sassoon Docks, Colaba.
Meeting Point: Ticket Window (Please buy your own tickets Entry Fee Rs 2]
Duration of walk:2 hours
Sagar Upvan commonly called BPT Garden is a 5 hector botanical garden behind the Sassoon Dock area of Colaba. It is divided into sections of bamboos, figs, mangrove associates, flowering trees,palms,medicinal plants and has more than 300species of plants on this reclaimed land. There is even a small glass house.40 species of birds are noted. Aquatic birds species are attracted to adjacent water- front. Barn Owls and bats are sighted at dusk .
An in-house sewage treatment plant meets the gardenâ€™s water requirement.
Please see the attached file for the list of plants we will be sharing with you
Please go through Shubhada,Dinesh and travelpod websites for photographs
of Sagar Upvan
Hope to see you all
Trees of Bombay Port Trust