76th TAW at BPT on Sunday 16th October at 7.30 a.m. : 1 post by 1 author.
Forest days are over….now we move over to our city gardens. Our next walk is in Sagar Upvan [akka B.P.T.Garden] Sagar Upvan is a paradise in our concrete jungle. Once you enter it you do not feel you are in Mumbai!. And you will find Leea coccinia and Bauhinia monandra only in BPT. No where else in Mumbai & they are flowering at the moment. So you are all invited to take a tree appreciation walk on 16th October to experience this paradise.
The 76th Tree Appreciation walk is on 16th October, 2016
Time: 7.30 am
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 hectares botanical garden behind the Sassoon Dock area of Colaba. It is divided into sections of bamboos, figs, mangrove associates, flowering trees… and has more than 200species 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 garden’s water requirement.
Please go through Shubhada& Dinesh’s websites for photographs of Sagar Upvan
a nice article on Sagar Upvan
info about sewage recycling part
Hope to see you all,
76th Tree Appreciation Walk at Sagar Upvan, Colaba on 16th Oct,16 at 7.30 am : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Plat list for 76th TAW at Sgar Upvan : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
attached find the list of plants that will be shown in the next walk
On 16th October at Sagar Upvan
Final plant list for Sunday 16.10.16 76th TAW : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
This is the final list for 76th TAW on Sunday at Sagar Upvan