Awareness Programmes on Urban Biodiversity – Bangalore, Oct 4-7 2012
October 4, 2012
October 7, 2012
6.30 PM to
Jaaga Creative Common Ground
As a run-up to the UN’s convention on biodiversity, the 11th Conference of the Parties, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE), the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Bangalore, Citizen Matters and Red Frames are organising the following awareness programmes on biodiversity in Bangalore from October 4 to 7.
- Talk on ‘Nature in the City: how people shape and are shaped by biodiversity in Bangalore”, by Harini Nagendra, Ramanujam Fellow, ATREE, on October 4.
- Talk on ‘What Concrete Jungle? Tales of Wildlife from an Urban Planet’, by Madhusudan Katti, Associate Professor of California State University, Fresno.
- A photo exhibition on ‘Nature in the City’ will be held on October 4 and 5 at Jagaa.
- Two outdoor events have been planned for October 7:
- Illustrator Sangeetha Kadur and Shilpashree of Greenscraps will conduct a nature journaling workshop near Puttenhalli Lake.
- S. Karthikeyan, Chief Naturalist at Jungle Lodges and Resorts, Bangalore, will lead a nature walk at Cubbon Park.
People interested to take part may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get their names registered.