Understanding Amphibians and Reptiles With Dr. Varad Giri

Understanding Amphibians and Reptiles With Dr. Varad Giri



13 Jul 12:00 - 15 Jul 11:00 - GOA
Nature's Nest Nature Resort

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How to do scale count of a snake? How do burrowing snakes and frogs survive? How do we identify Geckos? Can I help in their conservation? What's the species I have clicked for sure?

Have these questions troubled you anytime? Do you feel you need to learn more about these misunderstood creatures?

Join our workshop Understanding Reptiles & Amphibians by well known researcher and herpetologist Dr. Varad Giri. Dr. Varad Giri has been know for his discoveries of several new species of herpetofauna to science. He is a great teacher. Learn how to document, what to observe, how to handle, what to click for effective conservation and unveil several questions in your mind.



All this accompanied by our expert naturalist Ramesh Zarmekar. You will be amazed by his passion and dedication for wildlife.

Detailed Program

Day 1 (13th July 2018)

9.00 am Reach Madgaum followed by drive to Nature's Nest at Tambdi Surla Goa (75 min drive)
10.15 a.m. Check in
11.00 a.m. Introduction to the workshop and activities
1.00 to 2.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 to 3.00 p.m. Amphibians and Reptiles of India – Overview: Interactive talk
3.00 to 4.30 p.m. Introduction to amphibians: An interactive session on taxonomy
4.30 to 5.00 p.m. Tea and snacks
5.00 to 7.30 p.m. Evening trail
8.00 to 9.00 p.m. Dinner
9.00 to 11.00 p.m. Night trail in search of nocturnal species like Malabar Gliding frog, Nictribatrichus spp., Malabar Tree Toad, Travancore Wolf Snake and so on.

Day 2 (14th July 2018)

7.00 Tea
8.00 to 9.00 a.m. Breakfast review on observations of the previous day
9.00 to 12.30 p.m. Morning trail
1.00 to 2.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 to 3.00 p.m. Introduction to lizards: An interactive session on taxonomy
3.00 to 4.30 p.m. Introduction to snakes: An interactive session on taxonomy
4.30 to 5.00 p.m. Tea and Snacks
5.00 to 7.30 p.m. Evening trail and discussion
8.00 to 9.00 p.m. Dinner
9.00 to 11.00 p.m. Night trail

Day 3 (15th July 2018)

7.30 to 8.00 a.m. Wake up call
8.00 to 9.00 a.m. Breakfast and updates on yesterdays activities
9.00 to 10.00 a.m. Ongoing research activities: Session by Varad and team
10.00 to 12.30 p.m. Morning trail
12.30 to 1.00 p.m. Rest and pack up
1.00 to 2.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 to 4.00 p.m. Final update and conclusion

Workshop Fees: INR 10,500/- (Rupees Ten Thousand Five Hundred Only)

Inclusion:
Stay in eco cottages
Buffet Breakfast, Buffet Lunch, Buffet Dinner
Expert fees
Naturalist Fees
Travel from Madgaum to Madgaum and internal travel
Park entry fees
Study material

For more info mail us at resv@naturesnestgoa.com

You can call us on 08407954664/ 09764261711/ 9920390109


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