Its time again to reconnect with nature and enjoy the flora / fauna around Bannerghatta. This month's Third Sunday Nature Trail is on 15th June 2014.The meeting point is Ramakrishna Mission School ,Shivanahalli at 6.30 am.
Wikimapia coordinates : 12°43'21"N 77°34'18"E
Trail route is Ramakrishna Mission School to Ashram Farm Patch behind the school campus.
Comfortable clothing,good walking shoes, cap, water bottle,binocular ( if you have), a camera ( if you like to shoot) ,rain wear and snacks ( if you don't mind sharing with others..:-))is what you need to carry during the trail.The trail is free and open to all ages who can walk till around noon.
How to reach Shivanahalli ? Take the Bannerghatta Road from the Bangalore City. Cross the Bannerghatta circle - the road curves to the left at that junction near the Bannerghatta Police Station. Proceed further towards Jigani Industrial township. Halfway, on the right hand side at Raagi Halli Bus Stop, take a right turn and drive for about 10 kms. Do not take any side roads (rare and few) that you will come along . Travelling through the Bannerghatta National Park reserved forest, you will have to cross the Ragihalli village to come over to Shivanahalli. The Ramakrishna Mission School is located at the entrance of the Shivanahalli village.
We recommend car-pooling between participants.
In case you find it difficult to reach the venue , pl call at 9845383882 for direction.
Also request the participants to observe and note the sightings and share it on firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also look forward to see our photographs of the trail on the forum too...:-)
We are grateful to Swami Vishnumayanandji, for letting us use the Ramakrishna mission campus,Shivanahalli to organize our trails.Many of the participants have been donating pooled money to the mission which is used for the community and conservation work around the school/village and the park. Swamiji has requested that whosoever would like to donate, pl donate individually and directly to him, so that he can meet each of them, howsoever small the amount may be.
IMPORTANT NOTE :
We as organizers shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the program or expenses incurred - directly or indirectly - due to natural hazards,weather,injury or any untoward incident that may happen during the trail.Hence, request you all to follow and be with the Ashram's resource person for the day and not to stray towards beyond the set trail.
Happy Birding and be a ethical birder !!