In a Nutshell

Program: Field Study Camp
Organizers: Karavan Heritage and Nature Society
Location: Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Himalayan Terai, Uttar Pradesh, India
Objective: In-depth Field Study of Dudhwa like a Hardcore Naturalist
Accommodation: Jungle Tents with Western Toilets
Name of Module and Duration:

1 Week: Naturalist’s Eye

2 Week: Naturalist’s Vision

3 Week: Naturalist’s Insight

4 Week: Naturalist’s Discovery

Scope of Program: Research Scholars, PG Aand UG Students (Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, Geology, Geography and Social Sciences)
Team/Group Size: 1-50 Participants
Camp Commencement Dates:

November: 18, 25 | December: 2, 11, 18, 26 |

January: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | February: 6, 13, 20, 27 |

March: 6, 13, 20 | April: 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Railhead/Airport:

Lucknow 200 Km

New Delhi 500 Km

Shahjahanpur 80 Km

Technical and Academic Content for Scientific Studies:

  • Geography, Historical and cultural perspectives of Terai Eco-system
  • Dudhwa Forest as Micro-climate regulator
  • Flora of Terai (focusing on algae, ferns, grasses, aquatic. medicinal plants and large trees)
  • Fauna of Terai (arachnids, insects, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, herbivores/carnivores and endangered mammals)
  • Forest management & conservation practices
  • Natural and anthropogenic pressures on Dudhwa Forest

 

Technical and Academic Content for Social Studies:

  • Geography of Terai Eco-system
  • Historical & Cultural Perspectives of Dudhwa
  • Flora and fauna of Terai
  • Traditional and current farming practices in Terai
  • Village and Tribal Communities in and around Dudhwa
  • Forest Management & Conservation Practices
  • Environmental pressures on Dudhwa Forest
  • Dudhwa Forest as Micro-climate regulator
  • Eco-Tourism at Dudhwa

 

Daily Schedule:

  1. BRIEFING: Defining the objectives of the day and outlining the methodology of Field Work
  2. GENERAL INFORMATION: Study of reference material, Explanations and Clarifications by experts
  3. FIELDWORK: E.g. Surveys, On-spot Observations, Photography, Experimental Studies, Interviews, Field Collections, Village and camper mentoring, Conservation work, Monitoring, Patrolling,
  4. DE-BRIEFING: Discussions, analysis and compiling of Field Reports

 

For Registration and participation fee please contact:

Camp Coordinator- Vikrant Nath @ 9839073822 /9451175539 Vivek Srivastava @ 9305895360
[email protected], www.dudhwanationalpark.org
National Environment Science Camp c/o Karavan Heritage & Nature Society 40, Usman Enclave, Sector O,
Aliganj Lucknow-226024 (U.P.) 91-9839073822,9451175539

 

Participation Form: 

https://forms.gle/mC3eMWAz8QGWvut18

Field study Camp