• Call for Junior Naturalist Certificate Course 2018

    Call for Junior Naturalist Certificate Course 2018

    Junior Naturalist Certificate Course is a one of its kind, scientific training programme to learn about nature. This course is designed for students in grade 4-7. The 15 day long programme makes students experts in observing and identifying different species of plants, birds, odonates, amphibians, reptiles, butterflies and wild animals. This programme will help to develop an interest in nature conservation in your child. The course also includes personality development sessions, class room lectures, projects and naturalist guides accompanied field trips and camps in forest. The classes will be held during summer vacation at TIES, commencing on April 16, 2018.

    For more Information: Please contact 8129336842, 9497290339 and


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    Posted on Mar , 30 2018
  • Mushroom Farming Training

    Mushroom Farming Training

    Kottayam: Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences (TIES) at Velloor, Manarcad is conducting mushroom farming training to cultivate mushroom using the common facilities within the homestead. The training program includes various sessions like lecture conducted by experts, demonstration of mushroom farming and laboratory training on mushroom spawn production. The training will begin with a lecture at 10 am and demonstration of farming techniques in the afternoon. You will be given the opportunity to visit the model mushroom farm at TIES. Also, high quality mushroom spawn develo...

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    Posted on Dec , 04 2017
  • Meenachil Dragonfly Survey

    Meenachil Dragonfly Survey

    Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences is conducting its 2nd Meenachil River Dragonfly Survey on November 5th, 2017. The survey will cover 15 sites from Adukkam to Kottayam Illikkal.  The prominent odonologists of South India will take part in the survey. 

    The number and species diversity of dragonflies is an indicator of the ecosystem soundness of our water resources. Therefore, the findings of the study are very crucial for taking stringent conservation actions.

    The researchers, students and others interested in take part in the survey could participate in the program. The training for dragonfly survey methods an...

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    Posted on Nov , 02 2017
  • Laya: Connecting People to Nature through Music

    Laya: Connecting People to Nature through Music

    World Environment Day (June 5th) is the United Nation’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Over the last four decades it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach and with participation from 143 countries annually. Above all, World Environment Day (WED) is the ‘people’s day’ for putting their individual and collective effort towards caring for the mother earth locally, nationally or globally and becoming an agent of change. Each WED is organized around a theme that focuses attention on the most pressing environmental concern. Every year major corporations, NGOs, communities, governments and celebrities worldwide adopt th...

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    Posted on Jun , 02 2017
  • A Morning with Birds

    A Morning with Birds

    TIES conducts bird watching event for our Junior Naturalists at Medical College Campus at Kottayam.Those who would like to participate, learn and experience our local birds, feel free to come and joing us. 


    Where: Medical College Campus, Kottayam

    When: Saturday, May 27th

    Time: 7:00 am to 10:00 am

    Those who wish to participate please contact: Mr.SarathBabu at 9496794305


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    Posted on May , 26 2017

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