95th Tree Appreciation Walk at Silonda SGNP



95th Tree Appreciation Walk on Sunday 24th June at Silonda SGNP : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)- List of Plants of Silonda Trail for 95th TAW 24th June2018.docx

Dear Friends,

The season to celebrate without any reason has arrived……the Monsoon has begun………like a magic band it has swept & transformed the forest  with wild flowers, creepers and climbers ……… all the heat and lethargy of the previous months are washed away by this beautiful downpour………And the best way to experience the beauty of the monsoon is…….on foot, walking around in the forest……..we invite you all to join us for free Tree Appreciation Walk at Silonda Trail in SGNP, Mumbai……..  The 95thth Tree Appreciation Walk is on Sunday 24TH June2018                 

 Venue:  Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali

Time:  7.30

Duration of walk:  2 hours

Meeting Point: NIC centre, about 5 min away from the main gate

Please buy your ticket which is Rs.50 per head. Car ticket is approximately Rs 177

 

Also note we have to pay Rs 100 to forest department for entering the trail and Rs 10 for the forest guide. Please  pay the said money to your group leader and kindly bring exact change so we do not waste time]

 

Most Important:

1. Silonda Trail is a restricted area and we have taken permission to conduct the walk there. It is about 1 km inside the park from the main gate.


2. Please register with us by 20th June by Email to both of us as we have to inform the forest officer in advance. This time we are restricting the number to 35 participants only.

 

reneevyas8@gamil.com 

ushandesai@gmail.com

 

3. Its not possible for us to arrange for the vehicle from gate to Silonda, please make your own arrangements to reach there which is just 1 km from the main gate. Please  do car pooling…do little net working.

 

Very Important : Please Don’t be late, specially those who are coming for the 1st time for the trail in the park & not familiar with the area....there will be other groups also for their walks and it will be very difficult to locate us once we leave for Silonda. Also the queue for tickets will be very long so do come early.

 

And as you all are aware that in forest we have to follow certain Do's & Don'ts........Here are some....

 

a)     Please wear dull cloths only......preferably dark green, brown, black.

 

b)    No plastics bags or wrappers.....carry food or snacks in boxes which you carry back home.

 

c)   Cary  mosquito repellent, drinking water.

 

f)    Have proper  rain wear & good rainy shoes.

 

g]  Stay with the group.

 

h] Each one responsible for their own safety .

 

I] Take nothing from nature.

    Leave nothing behind except your footprints.

   Take lots of pictures and memories.

 

Park gate opens at 7.30 am.

 

List of the trees which we are planning to show is enclosed

 

Hope to see you all,

 

Cheers,

 

TAW


List of Plants of Silonda Trail for 95th TAW  24th June2018 

no

Common Name

Botanical Name

Family

1

Baratondi

Morinda tinctoria

Rubiaceae

2

Gulvel

Tinospora cordifolia

Menispermaceae

3

Padal

Stereospermum tetragonum

Bignoniaceae

4

Hill Turmeric

Cucurma pseudomontana

Zingiberaceae

5

Kurchi

Holarrhena antidysenterica

Apocynaceae

6

Ghatbor

Ziziphus caracutta

Rhamnaceae

7

Kakad

Garuga pinnata

Burseraceae

8

Panichi Vel

Cissus rependa

Vitaceae

9

Moi

Lannea coromandelica

Anacardiaceae

10

Dandus

Dalbergia lanceolaria

Papiloinaceae

11

Charoli

Buchnania lanzan

Anacardiaceae

12

Ambat Vel

Cyratia trifolia

Vitaceae

13

Haldu

Haldina cordifolia

Rubiaceae

14

Mahua

Madhuca

Sapotaceae

15

Karvanda

Carissa carandas

Apocyanaceae

16

Ain

Terminalia eleptica

Combretaceae

17

Kali Musli

Curculigo orchioides

Hypoxidase

18

Amti

Bauhinia malabarica

Caesalpiniaceae

19

Kusum

Schleichera oleosa

Sapindaceae

20

Bokhada

Casearia graveolens

Flacourtiaceae





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