World Environment day celebrated in Shendurney WLS

June 5th is celebrated as World Environment Day throughout the world.  This time the Kerala Forest Department  celebrated “World Environment Day” by planting One million tree species all over kerala.  As part of this our Sanctuary has planted over 1000 trees of different species in the homesteads of the people living inside the sanctuary and […]

Field Kits given to the Protection watchers of Shendurney WLS

Protection watchers with their field kits along with Conservator of Forests, Wildlife warden, DD wildlife education Range Officer and staff of Shendurney WLS

Protection watchers of Shendurney Wildlife sanctuary were given field kits on 26th May 2014 by our Conservator of Forests (ABP) in the presence of  Project Advisor, WTI, Wildlife Warden, DD Wildlife Education ABP circle, Range Officer and Our dedicated Staff.  The field kits included Ruck-sack bag, cap, Water bottle and a torch.  The Field kits […]

World Wildlife Day celebration in Shendurney Wildlife sanctuary-2014

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World Wildlife Day was celebrated on March 3rd 2014 at Information Center, Thenmala.  A rally and an awareness class for school children and fringe area community were organised  by the Department for creating awareness for the conservation of Wildlife.

National Nature Camping Programme

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For the first time National Nature Camping Programme was conducted in Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary during the month of February 2014 and March 2014.  Eight schools having National Green Corps registration from Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha was selected for the camp.  The camp mostly included field oriented programmes like various activities of Forest Department like forest […]

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World wildlife day Celebrated in Shendurney wildlife sanctuary on March 3rd in Information center at Thenmala

Enumeration of Chenkurinji Trees in Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

A total Enumeration of Chenkurinji trees was conducted in the sanctuary during 2009-10 . During this 3600 trees and poles were numbered and thousands of regenerations were observed. Report Chenkurinji – Total 3562 Nos. – Trees 1949 Nos. – Poles 1613 Nos. – Thousands of seedlings and saplings were observed.

Bird Survey Conducted

During Birds Survey conducted in March 2010 White Wagtail a migrant species was sighted at Umayar. This is the first record of sighting in Shendurney Sanctuary and new addition to the Birds list of sanctuary making total number 267.

Amphibian Survey Conducted

A total number of 29 species of frogs under 21 genera belong to 7 families were recorded during a survey conducted in July 2009.Family Rhacophoridae dominated with 13 species followed by Dicroglossidae(4 species) Nyctibatrachidae(4 species) and one species each from the families Microhylidae and Micrixalidae. Of the 29 species 23 are endemic to Western ghats.

Ecologue 2010

A three day workshop jointly organized by Kerala Forest Department and Jaiji PeterFoundation was conducted at Shendurney Wild life Sanctuary in January 2010. Presentations by Sri.T.M.ManoharanIFS, Sri.P.N.UnnikrishnanIFS, Sri.K.J.VarugheseIFS, Prof.Kunjikrishnan etc. on various topics followed by discussions on problems and prospects of Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve made the three day workshop live and effective. The valedictory address […]

Travancore – Cochin Ornithological Survey 2009

Thenmala Transects surveyed 22 March 2009 – Kattilappara to Myristica swamp, Pandimotta 23 March 2009 – Kazhuthuruttiyar to Mannanthara 24 March 2009 – Rockwood estate to Chindarmani 25 March 2009 – Nagamali 26 March 2009 – Kulirkadu,(Ambanad Hills) towards Priya Estate, Palaruvi 27 March 2009 – Boat-landing to Umayar 28 March 2009 – Achankovil Total […]