Hongkong Trip

Hongkong Trip :  7 posts by 4 authors.   Attachments (3) It is a great pleasure and opportunity to meet Orchid Specialist  Dr. Pankaj Kumar. Thank you Pankaj for sparing a whole day for me and taking around wilderness of Victoria Peak, Hongkong and showing local wild flowers. Thanks for the meeting of two great minds. great so […]

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TMC Biodiversity Park, Thane

  TMC Biodiversity Park, Thane : 2 posts by 2 authors. 3 images. TMC Biodiversity Park  Thane Date: April 15, 2018 … Altitude: about 15 m (50 feet) asl This biodiversity park, run by the Municipal Corporation, has quite a large space relative to other gardens and parks in Thane; most of flora seems to […]

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Trip with Pam !

  Trip with Pam ! : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) It was a great experience to meet Primula expert  Pam and go for a day hiking to Shivapuri National Park with her. Nice to share with you. It is always nice to see our members develop contacts with experts from all over […]

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Biodiversity Meet 2018 Nagaland

Fwd: Biodiversity Meet 2018 Nagaland : Attachments (2) – BiodiversityMeet_Nagaland_2018-05_Resized.jpg & Biodiversity Meet 2018 First responder rev 1.pdf We are happy to announce Biodiversity meet at Nagaland from 9th to 16th May 2018. The meet is being organised on a voluntary basis by TERI, Titli Trust, DiversityIndia and Indian Foundation for Butterflies. All proceeds from […]

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Mussoorie-Dhanaulti Excursion with Dr. Pankaj- March, 2018

  Mussoorie-Dhanaulti Excursion with Dr. Pankaj-March, 2018 : 5 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1) This is a general post, contrary to what we usually post on eFI. Even then, I could not stop myself in expressing my feelings about our recent excursion-cum-meeting programme, concluded from March 03 to 05, 2018.  As a group, we […]

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Summer treking 2018

Fwd: Summer treking 2018 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (5)  Every year hundreds of children take participate in the Summer trekking programmes organised by Youth hostels association of India, Pl. find the attached files for more details,  

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Flora Walk in Biodiversity Park, Gurgaon

Fwd: Flora Walk in Biodiversity Park, Gurgaon on 10th Sep, 2017 : 1 post by 1 author. This coming Sunday 10th Sep, 2017, Vijay Dhasmana will walk us through the beautiful flora of Aravali Biodiversity Park in Gurgaon. It’s a great opportunity to learn. Things to carry : Hand Lens, Notepad, pencil/penTiming : 6:30 – 9:30. We […]

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Malaria alert

Malaria alert, especially for field botanists in Northeastern India : 4 posts by 4 authors. Just to alert you about the malaria issues. Three of our staffs who went to Cambodia for field work are now admitted to hospital for malarial infection. Diagnosis is still on. Two years back one of my good friends, Dr. […]

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Training Course on Plant Systematics

Fwd:Traning Course on Plant Systematics : 1 post by 1 author. 1 attachment. Greetings from CSIR-NBRI !!  I am happy to inform you that the CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow is organizing a training course on “Classical and Modern Methods in Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics” in the Institute from December 1-8, 2017, for young students and faculties, who […]

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List of plants seen in Pharping, Nepal

Pharping : 3 posts by 3 authors, Attachments (1) Great going by …. Looking forward to your compilation of all the plants you have photographed in Nepal ! plant names Date Altitude/ft. Place Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus (L.) Thell.?? 25-Oct-16 4600 ft. Ficus pubigera (Wall. ex Miq.) Miq. 05-Jul-15 4500 ft. Datura stramonium L. 02-Jun-12 4400 ft. Cedrus deodara […]

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Tamhini- Dongarwadi

Fwd: Tamhini-Dongarwadi Forest Trail : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1) Tamhini-Dongarwadi Forest Trail organized by Ecosphere The rationale behind establishing Ecosphere is to encourage conservation efforts of the biota and encourage Sustainable Eco-tourism (SET). Through Ecosphere we are going to sensitised common people, research enthusiasts, researchers, students about unique myriad biodiversity of our […]

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Orientation Courses on Plant Taxonomy

Fwd: Orientation Courses on Plant Taxonomy : 2 posts by 1 author. In an effort to empower hobbyist youngsters with concepts in plant taxonomy and systematics, two “Orientation Courses on Plant Taxonomy” have been planned at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. The course among other topics, will cover: 1. Principles of plant Taxonomy, ecology & phyto-geography2. Herbarium, its preparation & curation3. Botanical Nomenclature4. Field visits There […]

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Reject the Draft Wetland Rules 2016

Fwd: Urgent! Reject the Draft Wetland Rules 2016; Designed to Destroy Wetlands : 1 post by 1 author. Calling for your support to reject the Draft Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2016 which pose a serious threat to India’s wetlands.  The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has brought out a new and […]

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WWF – World Environment Day – 5th June 2016

Fwd: WWF – World Environment Day – 5th June 2016 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1) FOR MUMBAI RESIDENTS:  5th June 2016: WWF Mumbai celebrates World Environment Day. Speakers: Adesh Shivkar and Chetan Rao Event page link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1105013936252992/

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Sundarban & North Sikkim

Re: Sundarban & North Sikkim : 5 posts by 2 authors. I am planning a trip with BNHS to Sundarban 27 Feb to 1 March and onward trip upto 7 March on own to Shingba Sanctuary near Lachung in north Sikkim. A group of 4 is ideal. Any takers for one or both trips? Starting […]

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Visit to Orchid Park, Kazirang

Visit to Orchid Park, Kaziranga : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) Recently I had visited Kaziranga. There I visited Kaziranga National Orchid & Biodiversity park. The park has a green house and has around 500 varieties of different orchids (No hybrid ones). I could see only a few ones as for most of them […]

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Programme for Sundarban & North Sikki

Re: Sundarban & North Sikkim : 5 posts by 2 authors. I am planning a trip with BNHS to Sundarban 27 Feb to 1 March and onward trip upto 7 March on own to Shingba Sanctuary near Lachung in north Sikkim. A group of 4 is ideal. Any takers for one or both trips? Starting […]

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Flower Hunting Programme to Jogindernagar, Barot and nearby areas

3/4 Day Flower Hunting Programme to Jogindernagar, Barot and nearby areas : 6 posts by 3 authors. A short flower hunting programme has been planned for Jogindernagar and Barot valley area (Himachal Pradesh). Interested members may give their consent upto 5th of August. Tentative schedule is as follows; 14 August: Departure and sight seeing on […]

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Satpura visit

Satpura visit : 5 posts by 3 authors. I am planing to visit Satpura including Pachmarhi next week………. Thanks, … Can willing members join you, if anybody is interested ? Yes Willing members are welcome. I am going to Pachmarhi on 6-10-2015 evening by Jan Satpdi Train From Bhopal to Piparia & then by road form […]

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