We thank the donors for committing to the conservation of Indian Pangolin. Also, we are grateful to the Global Giving for providing the platform to spread a word about our work and fundraising. In the month of October and November, various activities have been taken to endorse awareness of conservation of Indian pangolin in the region like Camera trapping, awareness programs, field visits to find the local guides to search and identify active burrows to set camera traps etc.
To create awareness for conservation of Indian Pangolin awareness workshop held at Mandangad block of Ratnagiri district. Village head, Police Patil, officers from the forest department and police department and local villagers were present from entire block. Officials from forest department introduced to people the laws and current status of Indian pangolin. At the end of the workshop, all people gave the pledge to the conservation of Indian pangolin in their work area.
To aware young generation about conservation of nature, specifically for Indian pangolin, two awareness programs were held at Ketaki-Bhile village of Chiplun block, where participants got introduced with threats and various aspects in the conservation of Indian pangolin.
Sahyadri Nisarg Mitra has to Continue distribution of Indian pangolin pamphlets in Marathi (Local language) highlighting the urgency of protecting the Indian Pangolin and habitat.
In the month of October and November, a questionnaire survey was done in Dapoli, Vadi Beldar, Kosbi village of Ratnagiri district.
Total 11 cameras were deployed for 61 days in which total two times on two locations camera traps have captured Indian pangolin.
The search for new active burrows and local guides is being continued in the region with the help of locals.
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