We will put up more reports and checklists soon.
It is Rs. 200/- per head. (Rs. 100/- for students). Special thanks to MNHS and FD, for providing assistance, to keep the fee so less.
Should I bring a sleeping bag?
Yes, it is recommended to bring sleeping bag with you.Is it raining in Aralam ? Should I bring Raincoat / Umbrella?
It is likely to rain in Aralam during the meet days.Is person X going to be there ?
What kind of accommodation will be available?
Dormatories are available in Aralam WLS.
What is the program schedule like ? Is the talk “blah blah” going to be there? How much time is allocated for outdoor sessions ?
What kind of food will be available?
Simple Vegetarian food will be there.
What should I bring there?
Sleeping bag, Rainwear, essential cloths and medicine, field guides, and camera (if you have).
How do I reach there?
Where do I report? Is there any conveyance from Iritty to Aralam?
Report at the forest office I Iritty which is opposite Iritty Police station. Someone will be there to guide you.
I still have questions L
Check out how to contact at http://butterflyindia.blogspot.com/2005/09/contact-details.html
| ||8hrs-13hrs||Awaiting the participants, Preparation time for anchor team; Informal mingling; butterfly watching for the early birds, lunch|
|14-15.30hrs||Formal Inauguration||Organizers and FD|
|16-16.45hrs||Why watch Butterflies?||E.Kunhikrishnan|
|17-19.30hrs||Photographing Butterflies||TNA Perumal, Mayilvahan|
|19.30-20 hrs||Dinner, Making groups for field sessions, discussions etc.|
|21-22 hrs||Butterfly identification for beginners||Jaffer Pallot, Subramanian|
|8.30-9.30hrs||Specialist Workshop - De-hyping Blues||Susanth Kumar, Karthikeyan|
|10.00 -12.30 hrs||Field Session|
|14-15hrs||Specialist Workshop - Know your Skippers||Kunhikrishnan|
|15.15-16hrs||Butterly Migration||Jafer Palot, Pramod|
|18-18.45hrs||Studying Lifecycles and Butterfly Gardening||Soubhadra, Kunhikrishnan|
|19-19.45 hrs||Nature Education through Butterflies||Karthikeyan, Pramod|
|21-21.45hrs||Conservation of Butterfly Habitats||George Mathew, Aravind N A|
|21.45-22.30 hrs||Emerging Fields- Moths||George Mathew, Alka Vaidya, Abhilash Peters|
|8.30-9.30hrs||Emerging Fields-Dragonflies and damselflies||Francy Kakkaserry, Subramanian|
|13.30-15 hrs||Valedictory session|