52nd Tree Appreciation Walk at Silonda Trail, SGNP, on 20th July at 7.30 am : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1).
Its time to tune our heart to the Natural Symphony of the forest at SGNP……..twining plants, leaf climbers, tendril bearers, roots & hook climbers are twining, winding their way up the trees towards the Sun………the graceful dancing moments of climbers of Indian Kutzu (Puerariar tuberosa), Norvel (Dioscorea bulbifera) Shendvel( Dioscorea pentaphylla), Abai ( Canavalia gladiate),Gunj (Abrus precatorius), Gulvel Tinospora cordifolia),Jasminum malabarium and many more, have unresolved mystery all around them……
Lets observe & understand their fascinating world of dancing movements…… we invite you all to take a Walk with us on Silonda Trail on 20th July at 7.30 am…..
The 52nd walk is on Sunday 20th, 2014
Venue: Silonda Trail, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali
Duration of walk: 2 hours
Meeting Point: SGNP’s gate near the ticket window.
Please buy your ticket which is Rs.45/- per head. Car ticket is approximately Rs 110.
Also note we have to pay Rs 75/- to forest department for entering the trail and Rs 10 for the forest guide. Please pay the said money to your group leader and kindly bring exact change so we do not waste time]
1. Silonda Trail is a restricted area and we have taken permission to conduct the walk there. It is about 1 km inside the park from the main gate.
2. Its not possible for us to arrange for the vehicle from gate to Silonda, please make your own arrangements to reach there which is just 1 km from the main gate. Please do car pooling…do little net working.
Very Important : Please Don’t be late, specially those who are coming for the 1st time for the trail in the park & not familiar with the area….there will be other groups also for their walks and it will be very difficult to locate us once we leave for Silonda. Also the queue for tickets will be very long so do come early.
And as you all are aware that in forest we have to follow certain Do’s & Don’ts……..Here are some….
a) Please wear dull cloths only……preferably dark green, brown, black.
b) No plastics bags or wrappers…..carry food or snacks in boxes which you carry back home.
c) Carry Odomos or any mosquito repellent, drinking water.
f) Have proper rain wear & good rainy shoes.
g] Stay with the group.
h] Each one responsible for their own safety .
I] Take nothing from nature.
Leave nothing behind except your footprints.
Take lots of pictures and memories.
Park gate opens at 7.30 am.
List of the trees which we are planning to show is attached herewith.
Hope to see you all,
List of the plants of