TAW at Ranibagh on 19th Sunday AT 8 am: We, a group of nature lovers have decided to start 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 forour walks.
Our next walk is on Sunday19th February, 2012
Venue: Ranibagh also called Byculla Zoo, [VJB Udyan]
Time: 8 a.m.
Duration of walk: 2 hours
Meeting Point: Main gate, Near the ticket office.
Most Important …..We have taken special permission for taking the Walk at 8 am and also for car parking…….those who are bringing their cars plz be there by 7.45 so that we can start our Walk at 8 am. Very Important ……get your cars in for parking from the “Out” gate not from the Main Gate (“In Gate). Ticket money and car parking charges will be collected during the walk which we have to pay to the authority.
The Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan or simply Ranibagh or Byculla Zoo to Mumbai residents, is a botanical garden. It has 3000 trees [ 276 species] .We have attached a list of the trees which we will be showing you.
Photography is allowed. You pay for the camera. No plastic [including disposable water bottles] are allowed.
Please go through the saveranibagh website for more info.
Also note it is recently updated with new list of trees compiled by Dr. Almeida and new photographs by Shubhada.
Go through Dinesh Valkes photographs too.
Hope to see you all.
Trees of V.
3. Sardol Sterculia villosa Sterculiaceae India
9. Tad Borassus flabillifer Arecaceae India, Srilanka
13. Jarul/Taman Lagerstroemia speciosa Lythraceae India
16. Shewan Gmelina
19. Thor Euphorbia neriifolia Euphorbiaceae India
22. Noni Morinda
27. Royal Palm Roystonea regia Arecaceae Cuba
The Trees of Mumbai by Marselin Almeida & Naresh
The Trees of Delhi by Pradeep Kishen….published by
Trees of Pune by Srikant Ingalhalikar….Published
Best internet site for references………..www.flowerofindia.com
23rd Tree Appreciation Walk : 19th
Thank you … for your kind words
… your niece is most well come..all are well come ..children too..all of us are non botanists but plants are our passion..and .we want to share our knowledge and joy with others.