ENVIS Centre on Wetland Ecosystems including Inland Wetlands
   Hosted by Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History(SACON), Coimbatore
   Sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India
Van Mahotsav Week 2016

The SACON ENVIS Centre along with Sree Narayana Mission School Kuniamuthur, Coimbatore celebrated the Van Mahotsav 2016 at Sengulam Tank by planting some of the tree species that usually attracts the wetland birds for nesting and roosting purpose. The following tree species were planted:
• Madras thorn (Pithecellobium dulce)
• Sita Ashok (Saraca asoca)
• Malabar Neemwood (Melia dubia)
• Jamun (Syzygium cumini)
• Fern Leaf Tree (Filicium decipiens)

In addition to this, the SACON ENVIS center conducted various competitions such as Painting, Essay Writing, Quiz, and Slogan Writing to the students of Shri Nehru Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, RS Puram, Coimbatore and distributed certificate and prizes to the winners. A tree planting ceremony took place followed by this.


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