Biodiversity Conservation

Coastal & Marine Ecology
October 1, 2019
Ecological Restoration & Planning of Critical Areas
October 1, 2019

• Flora-Fauna survey in all the ecosystems- forests, grasslands, and aquatic

• Preparation of People’s Biodiversity Register

• Soil, water and air quality studies

• Impact studies

• Human wildlife conflicts

Sr. No.Projects by Gujarat Ecology SocietySponsoring Agency
                  1.              Conservation of Rare & Endangered biodiversity of GujaratGujarat Ecology Commission
                  2.              State environment Action Programme – Biodiversity ConservationWorld Bank through GEC
                  3.              Regulating bio- invasion in Banni grassland in Kachchh, GujaratSGP and Centre for Environment Education
                  4.              Human Wildlife Conflict in Central GujaratSelf funded
                  5.              Monitoring of National Afforestation Programme in Devgadhbaria Forest Division by Dahod Forest Development AgencyForest Department
                  6.              Status Survey of the critically endangered Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius (Pallas) in Saurashtra and North GujaratBombay Natural History Society
                  7.              Herbaceous vegetation and its response towards industrial pollutionDepartment of Science and Technology
                  8.              To find out occurrence, distribution and status of small and certain rare species of mammalsGujarat Forest Research Institute.
                  9.              Evaluation of teak stands from seed production area and cloned plus trees supportedGujarat Forest Research Institute, Gandhinagar
              10.              Tracking the sociable lapwing: Conservation beyond the breeding groundsRSPB, UK
              11.              Tracking the sociable lapwing: Conservation beyond the breeding groundsRSPB, UK
              12.              Surveying Sociable lapwings on the wintering grounds of north-west IndiaRSPB, UK
              13.              Study on Sociable Lapwing in Gujarat with emphasis on Threat to Wintering GroundRSPB, UK
              14.              Study on Sociable Lapwing in Gujarat with emphasis on Threat to Wintering GroundThe Mohamed bin Zayed species conservation Fund, UAE
              15.              Formation of Biodiversity People's register for Vadodara District – 10 villages Gujarat State Biodiversity Board, Gandhinagar
              16.              Formation of Biodiversity People's register for Vadodara District– 25 villagesGujarat State Biodiversity Board, Gandhinagar
              17.              Vegetation dynamics in Banni grasslands under the influence of changing climate RAMBLE
              18.              Formation of BMC and PBR for wetlands under UNEP GEF project Gujarat State Biodiversity Board, Gandhinagar
              19.              Biodiversity Assessment and Development of Biodiversity Management Plan BALCO
              20.              Preparation of Biodiversity Heritage Site document for Mango forest, Chinchili, Dangs Gujarat State Biodiversity Board, Gandhinagar
              21.              Socio-economic and ecological assessment of the agro-forestry in Anand and Kheda districts GFRI, Gandhinagar
              22.              Mitigation of illegal hunting and poaching of Smooth-coated Otter in selected villages of Bharuch District – Gujarat WTI, NewDelhi
              23.              Value Addition of Medicinal Plants Training Programme (20 Villages of Vadodara Dist.) (ongoing)Gujarat State Medicinal Plants Board, Gandhinagar
              24.              Herbal home garden for households in Vadodara city (ongoing) Gujarat State Medicinal Plants Board, Gandhinagar