Environment Visits

You are invited to come and visit the farm with your class or group to participate in one of our field trips. All tours are customized to the needs of the group.

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SHRUSTI FARMS & NATURE PARK ( VASHIND )
Some things in life can not be learnt in a classroom made of bricks. You need classrooms like Shrusti Farms ? beautiful, exciting and blissful ! And this opportunity is given to the students in the form of the E3 package ? Environment , Education and Entertainment. A wonderful day for the students between hundreds of diverse trees, nature conservation projects likevermiculture, biogas plant, spice garden, vegetable garden, rain water harvesting, drip irrigation, Solar Cooker,Soil Conservation , a variety of planting activities which they can practice at home, indoor games, lovely food, pristine pool, picturesque riverside, rain dance and lots more. A well organized study tour is conducted for school kids where they are shown all the activities mentioned above and givenall the related information in a way which is easy to understand and fun to remember. Based on our past experiences, we observed that kids love this unique combination of education along with practical field work admist such a beautiful and colorful environment. Srushti farm enjoys being a part of their school life and looks forward to their visits !
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KESHAV SRUSHTI ( UTTAN / BHAYANDER )
Activities & projects that can be covered in KeshavSrusti Environment Orientation Programme :- * Trail around KeshavSrusti ( Ecosystem, Biodiversity, Plant taxonomy identification & classification, grafting, planting, medical plants). * Visit to Biogas plant * Solar energy * Green House * Vermi ? Compost * Apiculture ( Bee keeping & Knowing Life cycle ) * Visit to Check dam , canals , drip irrigation. * Water conservation ( Rain water harvesting ) * Around 10000 plants are available in the area
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WADI HUSENA ( BHIWANDI )
Activities & projects that can be covered in WadiHusena Environment Park :- * Environmental studies ( Ecosystem, Biodiversity, Plant taxonomy identification & classification, grafting, planting, medical plants ) * Visit to Gobar gas plant. (2D & 3D model ) * Vermi-compost, organic fertilizers & pesticides making & implementation. * Green House * Apiculture ( Bee keeping & Honey extraction ) * Horticulture ( visit to vegetable cultivation, orchards, tools & techniques etc. ) * Dairy ( Milk Processing plant ) * Water conservation ( Rain water harvesting Model / virtual presentation ) * Fisheries ( Ornamental & pond fish farming )
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MAHIM NATURE PARK ( SION )
Located on Bandra ? Sion Link road and on the southern bank of Mithi River. It covers an area of about 37 acres and which at one time used to be the city?s garbage dumping area. On the periphery of the park is the Mahim Creek, which supports a lushevergreen mangrove forest. This estuarine vegetation and the surrounding mud flat are favorite roosting spots for migratory and aquatic birds that winter in the Indian subcontinent. The Park Aims :- * To provide the citizens of Mumbai a quick change to relatively green and unpolluted area. * To educate the people, particularly children in Ecology and Nature Conservation. * A nature trail is conducted where the children are educated on various types of plants including medicinal plants, different types of birds and butterflies and various types of flowers.A slide show and film show on botany is also shown.
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NATURE INFORMATION CENTRE ( BORIVALI )
Located inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. NIC conducts various environment education and awareness programmes for students. The activities conducted by the centre are :- * Nature walk conducted by the experts on designatd pathways into the forest.This walk gives the students a firsthand experience of the forest. * Slide show on various environment topics. * Wildlife film show ? these documentaries give the students in depth knowledge about Indian wildlife. * The interactive session helps the students to understand the intricacies of nature through games. * The Lion & Tiger safari gives the student an opportunity to see these large wild cats in their natural surroundings, their behavior , and habits. * The nature exhibition helps the students to gain knowledge on nature , its conservation and the flora of the National Park.of the National Park.
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GO GREEN NURSERY ( PANVEL )
The Topic include :- * Plants classification * Plants in Daily life (Bushes,Climbers,Creepers,Trees and Grasses) * Curative power of various Medicinal plants * World of flowering * Plantation Techniques * Understanding Nature?s food chain * Water Conservation * Cleaner air * Healthier Living * Management Techniques.
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BOMBAY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETYS ( GOREGAON )
The Centres mission is Conservation of Nature through Education and the aims are :- * To develop innovative techniques and aids for nature conservation education. * To provide consultancy and training service in conservation educational techniques. * To demonstrate and promote environment ? friendly practices. * To become the national centre of excellence for nature conservation. The Centre consists of three interactive public areas namely, Display Hall, Discovery Room and Auditorium. The 33 acres of land, which is well covered with deciduous forest, is used for conducting nature trails. Five nature trails have been designed and have interpretation station installed on the trails. A variety of small wildlife can be seen while on trail, which is very attractive to visitor coming to the centre.
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MONGILAND (MONGINIS CAKE FACTORY)
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VISHNUBAUG ENVIRONMENT THEME PARK
Badlapur
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SAGUNA BAUG
Neral
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NAVAL ACADEMY
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YUSUF MEHERALLY CENTRE ( PANVEL )
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SPG MARINE ECOLOGY CENTRE ( VIKHROLI )