National Seminar on
PEOPLE AND TIGERS – SHIFTING TRAJECTORIES OF ECOLOGY AND CO-EXISTENCE
Organized by: Periyar Foundation and Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady
Date of Seminar: 22nd and 23rd September 2008.
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Nature Education and Research, Thekkady
March 5th 2008: Vidiyal EDC has been conferred the ‘Green Guard Award’ for exemplary team work in Anti-poaching activities along with 5 officials of PTR. To be received at Kolkatta.
February 23rd 2008: Six members of PETS EDC were honored by Rotary International at India Trade Centre
February 19th 2008: Tribal Trekkers EDC received ‘David Shepherd’s National Wildlife Award’ of Venu Menon Foundation at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
February 1st to 4th 2008: Conducted Birds and Butterfly Survey in Periyar Tiger Reserve.
January 5th 2008: Initiated Integrated Tiger & Health Monitoring Programme
January 3rd to 6th 2008: Important Bird Area Workshop of BNHS
December 31st 2007: Declared 881 km2 of the ‘Core or Critical Tiger Habitat of Periyar Tiger Reserve’. (Goverment Notification - PDF 1.12 MB)
December 17th to 19th 2007: Nature Camp for Cartoonists of South India
December 10th to 17th 2007: International Workshop on Amphibian Biodiversity Conservation
December 7th 2007: Received ‘Sanctuary & ABN Amro Award’ by 2 young naturalist, Latha and Aneesh of Tribal Heritage EDC
30th November to 2nd December 2007: Nature Camp for Women Journalist
October 2nd to 8th 2007: Celebrated State-level Wildlife Week Celebration