Workshop on “Honey Bee Keeping” was organised by Hariyali on 17th February 2018 at our Rabale-Tetavali site. Mr. Sanjay Patil from Maharashtra Khadi & Village Industry Board conducted this workshop for about 2 hrs in the morning from 9.30 am to 11.30 am. at the Tetavli plantation site.Total 35 participants including 24 members of Hariyali and 9 students and 2 teachers from Zoology section of Ruparel College attended this workshop.Workshop started with introduction of Mr. Sanjay Patil by Mr. Salaskar, followed by brief introduction about Hariyali activities by Dr. Neelima Kulkarni and Mr. Satish Athlye and then workshop started with demonstration using honey bee box kept at the site. Mr. Sanjay Patil explained various aspects such as types of honey bees, construction details of the box,taking care of box and bees, plantation useful for increasing population of honey bees, life cycle of queen, worker, and drone bees, the way these bees work, etc. Demonstration was followed by interactive session where importance of bee keeping, use of various by products such as royal jelly, bees wax, honey, technique of removing honey without destroying the colony or bees were discussed. This interactive session was very informative. At the end of workshop vote of thanks was proposed by Project coordinator of Tetavli plantation Mr. Gondhale.
It was decided to keep two boxes permanently at our Tetavali site and with the help of Mr. Sanjay Patil Hariyali will support bee keeping activity. and study their changes,(Report by Mrs Neela Salaskar)
Dr.Mrs Neelima Kulkarni chairman of Hariyali Mulund Vibhag presented case study , SWM project of Hariyali , Under the Integrated solid waste management. Seminar organised by Somaiya College in collaboration with Mumbai Metropolitan region environment improvement society. Dated 11th January 2018
Participation by Some citizens, students of environmental science, representatives of TMC, BMC. Hariyali. About 30 participates were there
it was a module of a course – by mumbai metropolitan region environment improvement society –
Capacity development program in environment management.
It was about unique collaboration of MCGM and an NGO,Hariyali.& funder Vyakti VikasKendra India
(Report by Dr Mrs. Neelima Kulkarni )
Twelve students from Jr.college Vidyadhiraj Bhadup participated at MRN on 10th February 2018 time 2-4.30 pm.boys have done excellent job of separating Khas from pot & made 60 plants in small milk bags grate job.
Hariyali conducted nursery activity @Kasarvadvli Thane 21-01-2018
Hariyali coordinator – Avinash Godbole, Rajesh Varsale No of participants – 12
Location Kasarvadavli Nursery Activity conducted in short – Garbage removal, De-weeding, Sapling grouping ,Taking stock of nursery activities, garbage, compound wall,saplings status checked
Vidhyadhiraj jr.college eight students along with teacher Mr.Bhatt on 20 th January participated Shramdan activity conducted by Dr.Mrs S Diwanji & Mrs.Jui Deshpande
- Biocompost pit:- cowdung cake cake powder was evenly spread on the unit.
- Bed prepared and seeds of Papaya,Awala,sitafal were sown and watered them
- cleaned fallen leaves in the area
- cleaned pond area and added water to see any leakage which will be used for lotus.
- Report generated by Dr.Mrs Diwanji
ECO TOUR AT Keshav Shrusti, Meera-Bhayandar
On 17th December, 2017 (Sunday) an eco-tour was organised by Hariyali to Keshav Shrusti, Meera-Bhayandar. 27 members including Hariyali volunteers and nature lovers enthusiastically participated in this one day trip. After snacks The tour guide showed them a variety of medicinal plants 1) Ratan Gunj 2) Kadamb 3) Adulsa 4) Rakta chandan 5) Kailash pati 6) Aamla 7) Behda 8) Hirda 9) Ghost tree 10) Kanchan 11) Aapta 12)and many more and gave them useful information about their uses in day-to-day life. he has given the information how they save the cows,then we visited Rambhau Mhalgi Prabhodhini center, which trained the youth to become successful leaders in the future ,he has showed the video for information various activities, seminar, taken to trained the people, their library which can be used by any student who is perusing higher education.
After lunch, we have introduced our self, our interest and how we joined Hariyali ,Howwe can help environment through Hariyali an interesting brainstorming was conducted under Hariyali’s president, Mr. Pradeep Lothe on the activities to be planned by Hariyali in future. Mrs Salaskar and will be help in SWM and son of Mrs. Majula will help in designing website. People also purchased various Ayurvedic products and saplings , while the children enjoyed themselves around the lake. They returned in evening with their memorable tryst with nature.
Special thanks to Mr.Nakhava,Mr.Nitin Khare,Mrs Vibhavari Chande for conducting eco tour.