Heritage And Natural History Walk At Vasai Fort
The Sanctuary team is organising a heritage and natural history walk at the Vasai Fort, Mumbai, on March 19, 2016. Sanctuary’s team of naturalists show you the beauty of the fort that has been taken over by nature, where one can observe a wide variety of butterflies, birds, plants and reptiles. The walk is suitable for people of all age groups and we look forward to seeing you and your family.
Photo: Gladson Machado.
Date: March 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 am
Venue: Vasai Fort. Assemble at the point where buses from Vasai station drop you off at the Fort. Directions from Dadar: http://bit.ly/DadarToVasai
Fort Registration details: E-mail Valmi Shah Shirodkar (
) or Mallika Narvekar (
). Please mention your name, subscription number and the number of people in your group in your e-mail. Registration is mandatory for this event.
About the event:
Everyone should assemble at the point where buses from Vasai station drop you off at the Fort by 8:00 am, where our team will be waiting by a Sanctuary banner. Our naturalists will guide you through the ruins of the fort and help you spot various species of plants, butterflies and insects as you admire the Portuguese architecture. The nearby wetlands and adjacent wooded areas are known to attract a large number of resident as well as migratory birds which you can spot from the ruins. Don’t forget to carry your camera to capture the beauty of the surroundings.
Attire and what to carry: Please wear earth-coloured (green, brown, grey), comfortable and loose clothes. Bring a cap/hat, wear trekking/sports shoes and carry a natural mosquito repellant. Don’t forget to carry water/fruit juices and a snack.
This is an exclusive event for Sanctuary Asia subscribers. Please register before 5 p.m. on March 18, 2016. Not a subscriber yet, or have a subscription that has lapsed? Don’t worry, it’ll take just a few minutes to become a part of the Sanctuary community. Subscribe online to our magazines to be eligible to attend the event: www.sanctuaryasia.com/subscriptions.html.
About the Organiser:
Sanctuary Asia: Sanctuary is an organisation that communicates the rationale for wilderness conservation and environmental protection, particularly in an era of climate change. We are at the fulcrum of several wildlife conservation campaigns and serve as a network for wildlife groups, concerned individuals and non-profit organisations.