“Neer Vanam” at Chitlapakkam, an eco-restoration project by Nizhal to revive local biodiversity and protect water bodies through green corridors along the bunds of water bodies is celebrating its first anniversary. A great model for community volunteering, local residents and volunteers from all over the city have been nurturing over 230 saplings that include special Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest (TDEF) species planted along the lake side since February 2016.
People can join the celebrations at Chitlapakkam Lake on 3rd Main Road, Chitlapakkam, on Sunday 5th February 2017, 4.30 to 5.30 pm.
Nizhal also conducting Colouring Posters - Activity for children. Join a special tree walk by Nizhal and learn about the TDEF trees and their significance in the geography and ecology of the Chennai region. Fun filled activities and colouring sessions for children connect them to nature!