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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Maharashtra Nature Park


Migratory birds at Mithi creek to get 500 new places to roost

June 30, 2014 1:55 am

More than 20 species of migratory birds visit the Mithi creek every year, which includes avocets, sandpipers and gulls .

Photography competition to preserve flamingo habitats a hit

November 18, 2013 5:41 am

Around 225 people took part in ‘Fotothon’. Each participant had 24 hours to submit photos on the theme ‘Beauty & the beach’.

In sync with nature

October 03, 2012 4:20 am

By moving to Maharashtra Nature Park,the Farmers Market’s fourth season promises an experience in tune with its theme.

City institutions plan grand Wildlife Week celebration

September 29, 2012 3:46 am

To mark Wildlife Week between October 1 and 7,city institutions such as Sanjay Gandhi National Park,Maharashtra Nature Park and Byculla Zoo have planned awareness rallies,exhibitions,drawing competitions and seminars.

Rainfall half of last year’s but tree-fall complaints more

August 22, 2012 3:33 am

The city may have received only half the rainfall as compared to last year and one-and-a-half months of monsoon still to go,but the number of complaints of trees falling and branches breaking off received by the civic body’s disaster management cell is higher than those received during the entire monsoon last year.

First book on butterflies in city to be launched today

May 01, 2012 1:03 am

The first-ever book dedicated to city’s little winged creatures — Butterflies of Mumbai — will be launched at Maharashtra Nature Park here on Tuesday.

Group to celebrate national bee day on February 5

January 24, 2012 12:33 am

For the first time in the city,a day dedicated to Apis cerana bees called National Cerana Day will be celebrated on February 5 at Maharashtra Nature Park.

BMC turns tree debris into compost for a cleaner city

August 29, 2011 1:30 am

To deal with the menace of tree debris dumped all over the city,the Tree Authority has come up with an innovative method of shredding the remains and using them as compost

Farmer reveals hazards of BT cotton at film screening

November 30, 2009 5:35 am

At a screening of a documentary on BT Brinjal,the genetically modified vegetable soon to be launched in India,an organic farmer from Rawala Village,Warud tehsil of Amravati district,revealed how BT cotton has left tracts of farmland in the agricultural village of Amravati infertile.