Volunteer Training Program(VTP) , Kudremukh, Day 2-190514 (Monday)
Here’s my account of day 2:
Monday, 190514, Day 2
Dr Ramesh, the RFO of the Kudremukh range, made a presentation which started with the general concepts of Protected Areas, National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries, and Reserves, such as Community., Tiger, Biosphere and Elephant, and then talked specifically of the Kudremukh, which he lauded as one of the best forest regions in Karnataka, as well as being grassland habitat.
VMR gave a presentation to illustrate the value of photography in wildlife conservation:
Post-lunch, S. Karthikeyan, Chief Naturalist, JLR, introduced the participants to “Lesser” life forms, and showed how interesting they could be. Heavy rain repeatedly interrupted his presentation but it was still an eye-opener to the participants.
The pouring rain brought down the temperature as well as the sheets of rain, and it was beautiful to see this
This ladybird isn’t alive; she’s been predated by a spider, but what remains of her is covered by raindrops:
for my FB album of Day 2.
for my overall account, list of birds and others.
Off we went for a good rest, to be fresh on Day 3….