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Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek

This was the enthusiastic group that walked nearly 30 km. during the Dudhsagar Waterfall Trek.

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Sada waterfall trek: 20 July 2014

Not many people visit this waterfall in Sada village in Karnataka as you have to trek a lot to get to the base of the waterfall which involves climbing and descending some steep slopes which many people find difficult. Even so we had a very enthusiastic group of around 50 people who trekked to this […]

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Savri Waterfall Trek: 13th July 2014

This year’s weekend treks as of now have been awesome. The first one was at Tambdi Surla waterfall which was a superb trek. Since it did not rain much this year there was a little less water which was perfect for everyone as everyone could go under the falls.
Savri Waterfall trek was organised on 13th […]

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Workshop for data recording by Canopy and Western Ghats Portal

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It holds valuable data that can help ecology and conservation! Let your images help map species and enhance our understanding of biodiversity!
The Western Ghats Portal, an initiative under the India Biodiversity Portal, has established an Open Access, collaborative information system that aggregates and integrates an array […]

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Butterfly camps

Canopy had recently organised two butterfly camps. One for Kedsan Adventures from Mumbai and the other was for the general public. The programme was the same for both the camps with two trails one each at Tambdi Surla (Bhagwan Mahavir WLS) and Netravali WLS. There were some amazing sightings during both the camps.
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A morning out birding…

(All photos clicked with Nikon D 5000, Tamron 70-300 mm lens, except the blue-bearded bee eater)
It was an amazing morning…   As you know… there are surprises every day we go out birding… Today’s surprise was the Blue bearded bee eater… Ahh!!! What a mesmerizing sight it was…  The magnificent bird was as still as a statue, perching […]

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Digiscoping Birds…

Have a look at some of the photographs clicked during our bird watching excursions in December. All of them clicked with a cell phone through the spotting scope.

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Overnight camp at Cotigao: 21-22 July 2012

There were quite a few sightings for the overnight camp at Cotigao. We started for Cotigao in the afternoon and reached there by 3.00 pm.
Later we went to the sanctuary to a place called tree top which is a watch tower built on top of a tall tree.
We were welcome into the sanctuary with the […]

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Trek to Tambdi Surla and Dudhsagar Waterfalls

Canopy Goa had organised a trek to The Tambdi Surla Waterfall on 1st July 2012. It was a wonderful outing for all the participants as the trek involved crossing many smal but fast flowing streams enroute to the waterfall.
The walk was through a moist deciduous and evergreen forest with cane all along the way. It […]

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