Flamingo Conservation at Sewri Bay

Flamingo Conservation at Sewri Bay

Project Animal(s) : Flamingo
Project Category : Birds
Project Region : Asia
Project Type : Conservation
Project URL : http://www.bnhs.org/bnhs/phocadownload/flamingo.pdf
Project is timebound? : No

An ambitious 5 year programme (2014-2019) was recently launched in collaboration with Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) which aims to understand flamingo movement and undertake site specific conservation action. Flamingo movement will be monitored by putting 15 PTT. Parallel to the research part, degraded mangrove areas will be restored through mangrove afforestation. A mobile education unit will undertakeeducation activities around sewri area for school students.

There are three major aspects of this project:

  1. Mangrove Restoration
  2. Studies on Flamingo population at Sewri
  3. Nature Education through mobile education unit and open air Mobile Interpretation Centre.

Project Agency : Bombay Natural History Society

Project Agency Contact : http://bnhs.org/bnhs/index.php

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