Educational Webinars

Snakes Galore
10th October 2020

Paresh Porob, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Forestry Department of Goa is a Graduate of Science (Zoology) First Class and holds an Honours Certificate in Ranger Training from the State Forest Service College, Coimbatore. In addition to his many awards and recognitions, Paresh is also responsible for his exemplary wildlife rescue work in Goa including elephants, leopards, Gaur, Sambhar Deer and snakes; together with the hand rearing of orphaned leopard cubs, wild pig, civet cats, mouse deer, kites and eagles. In this webinar, Paresh speaks of his passion for snakes and introduces us to some of the varieties to be found in Goa before teaching us how to respond when confronted by these beautiful reptiles by dispelling the many myths that surround them.

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Wildlife Week
3rd October 2020

Mr Subhash Chandra, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Government of Goa discusses the issues and challenges of sustainable forest management in the rich verdant landscape of Goa and details the projects undertaken by the Forest Department to conserve them.

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Battling for the Bats
26th September 2020

Presentation by Bandana Aul Aurora
Saving the endemic Flying Fox species of Nicobar Islands

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21st Century Technology for Conservation
19th September 2020

Presentation by Shashank Srinivasan

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Conservation Tales: Aaranyak
12th September 2020

Presentation by Dr. Parag Jyoti Deka, Project Manager of TSRP and Project Director of PHCP, Aaranyak

Partnering to Secure and Recover Manas Grasslands and Threatened Species (Pygmy Hog)

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