A collaboration is on between local NGOs in Kachchh and Kalpavriksh to develop localized environmental education material for children in the district. The first meeting of Kalpavriksh with a group of NGOs was held in Jan 2013 at the initiative of Sahjeevan, in which Kalpavriksh was asked to help produce a storybook for children as well as a set of posters on the ecosystems of Kachchh. In 2014, Sahjeevan asked Kalpavriksh to help produce some more material for Kutch NavNirmanAbhiyan’s work in rural schools in Kachchh, which is supported by Reach to Teach

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Bhimashanakar, a protected Wildlife Sanctuary has a rich biodiversity. Local intervention and workshops with school children have been initiated to create an awareness and sensitize children of their rich environment. Kalpavriksh has conducted workshops that has introduced the flora and fauna of that region and also various concepts in nature. Here is a Brief Presentation.

For more detailed information: The Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary Education Programme, by Kalpavriksh was initiated by the Forest Department for sustained intervention in schools.

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Here is a Brief Presentation of the Snow Leaopard Conservation Education Programme.

For more in-depth info: The Snow Leopard Conservation Education Programme is a collaborative effort between the Snow Leopard Conservancy – India Trust (SLC-IT) and Kalpavriksh (KV) to facilitate the development and implementation of an environment education programme in Ladakh, focused on the conservation of Snow leopards and other wildlife of the local trans-Himalayan region.

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The Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (BRT) Programme is a collaborative effort between Ashoka Trust for Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), The Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra (VGKK), and Kalpavriksh. This programme was requested by the teachers and administrators of the school to help stem the loss of traditional knowledge and instill a scientific atmosphere among the Soliga children