61st Tree Appreciation Walk in MNP, Dharavi



Its summer time…….Jamun, water melons, mangoes have replaced all the other pleasures of life. Aam ras, Aam panna, Kokam juice, Bael Sharbat, Lassi and Chas dominate our refrigerators. On the other hand summer heat is bringing in its own few irritants and discomforts…..stomach upsets, fever, sore throat, headaches, dehydration…..giving us anxious moments.  Our mind wanders & wonders what treatment to take allopathic or Ayurvedic?

As our mind debates over allopathic,  being accused of having side effects and Ayurvedic treatment taunted with ‘Placebo effect’…….. we invite you all to take a walk with us on medicinal plants in MNP, Dharavi on 17th May,15…. it is dedicated to “The Garden of Life” by Naveen Patnaik....he has given an introduction to the Healing Plants of India. 

The Medicinal Plant Walk is on 17th May,15, at 7.30 am.

Venue:  Maharashtra Nature Park[Nearest railway station is Bandra[wr] and Sion[cr]

Opposite Dharavi Bus Depot[Following buses halt at MNP[dharavi bus depot] 11,255,348,355,356,375,448,455,505,476,75,76,165,166,180,181,371,408,473,376]

Time:  7.30 a.m.      Duration of walk:  2 hours

Meeting Point: Main gate, near the ticket office.

Very Important---- there will be other groups present for other activities so please inform at gate that you are for Tree Appreciation Walk....Don’t take gate Pass which we have taken in advance. Please give Rs.10/- to your group leader as we have paid in advance.

Please reach at MNP  before 7.30 am because cars are not allowed to park inside and it make take some time to park outside the park.

We will be sending the list of the trees in a day or two.

 Please go through the following websites for more information http://www.mmrdamumbai.org/projects_mnp.htm

See beautiful photographs of MNP BY Maneesh Goal at his website http://mybioscope.blogspot.com/2010/07/maharashtra-nature-park-mahim-nature.html





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