Marathampally Pond has great stories to talk about the life that revolved around her for the past 200 years. Marathampally is a perennial pond of Kodakara Panchayath, located 300 meters away from National Highway, accessible through a pocket road, sharing boundaries with paddy fields and residential lands. She once played a major role in everyday life of locals who were dependent on it for agriculture, bathing, laundry, showering animals etc. Unlike other ponds, the beneficiaries of this water body were not just natives, but also patients from nearby hospital, Sabarimala pilgrims,...Posted by TIES / Posted on Jan , 11 2018
An Enjoy learning session for the students of BMM English Medium School, Pampady was conducted at TIES campus on November 16, 2017. Enjoy learning is a daylong education program for students of schools and colleges. It provides a unique experiment in environmental education, targeting transformation among the stakeholder community. The nature is taught in an enjoyable way to the students such that it benefits both their studies as well future life. The one-day programme can be treated as a “Field Study programme”, “Field assignment” or laboratory visit or research institute visit as envisaged in the curriculum of several UG courses in South India. For each age group separate packages have been developed based on a gene...Posted by TIES / Posted on Nov , 17 2017
TIES has launched Tropical Explorer Tourism Program. Edwin Zargar from Beligium was taken for a 3-day long nature exploration trip to Aramanakkadu near Udumpanchola.
Tropical Explorer is an educational tourism program of TIES guided by expert naturalists. Through Tropical Explorer TIES aims to evoke the spirit of nature conservation through unique experiences of exploring the nature at its pristine form.... Posted by TIES / Posted on Nov , 13 2017
Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences has conducted the 2nd Meenachil Dragonfly Survey. The survey was conducted over 9 sites, namely Adukkam, Palai + Cherppunkal , Kidangoor, Punnathura, Thiruvanchoor + Poovathummoodu, Irangal, Nagampadam, Kummanam+ Thazhathangadi. About 100 participants from 18 educational and research institutions took part in the survey. The two day program was commenced with a training session on the first day and conducted a field survey on the second day. The survey team gathered together at TIES campus following the field survey and published the study findings. The odonate experts Dr Abraham Samuel, Dr Punnen Kurian, Dr Nelson Abraham, Dr Shaju Thomas, Miss Amrutha, Mr Kiran CG, Mr Shathrumithra, Mr Manoj P and Mr Ajay Kumar l...Posted by TIES / Posted on Nov , 07 2017
Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences is getting ready to prepare the bird atlas of the district using public participation. The data will be collected on the number of species, the number of migratory species and the species-specific habitat. The population survey will be conducted in two phases; a monsoon survey (from July 15th to September 14th, 2017) and a summer survey (from January 13th to March 13th, 2018). The bird atlas will be prepared in collaboration with nature conservation organizations and public. Those who are interested to take part in this venture please contact us at 9498794305 or 9961471547.... Posted by TIES / Posted on Jun , 19 2017