NCF's education and outreach material

Collating more than a decade's worth of nature and conservation material

Over the years, the various programmes within NCF have produced a variety of material about nature and conservation. In this project, we are collating and archiving all this material, and plan to make much of it available for public use through the website.

  • Introductory poster from the EcoQuest 'Hidden Treasures' exhibition

  • Introductory poster from the EcoQuest 'Hidden Treasures' exhibition.

Bringing nature to the curriculum

The Himalayan Children's Workbook is being used, together with a Teacher's Manual, in schools across Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh.

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Cover page of the Himalayan Children's Workbook

Natural History for all

Fungi deserve our love as much as any part of nature does!

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Cover page of Fungus book

Conservation awareness

Posters in English and other languages describe conservation problems and solutions.

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Poster on snaring wildlife in Kannada

Pocket guides for beginner birdwatchers

A pocket guide to common birds of Cauvery/MM hills Wildlife Sanctuaries, in a handy, foldable format. Produced by our Western Ghats programme as part of Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme supported by IUCN and KfW, these pocket guides are distributed free of cost to schools, community members, social leaders and others in the project landscape.

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... and much more!

We are in the process of putting together all such material we have, and hope to have each item downloadable here soon.

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Publications

  • Book
    2017
    Birds of Cauvery/MM Hills Wild Life Sanctuary (Kannada) - Pocket guide
    Produced under the Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme supported by IUCN and KfW
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    PDF, 1.04 MB

    A pocket guide to common birds of Cauvery/MM hills Wildlife Sanctuaries, in a handy, foldable format. Illustrations shown for 137 species, with winter migrants marked separately. The pocket guide has 10 panels with bird illustrations, and is laminated for protection and easy to use in the field. The pocket guide is in Kannada, with bird names listed in both Kannada and English. 

    Supporting conservation outreach in India this product has been produced by our Western Ghats programme as part of Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme supported by IUCN and KfW. These pocket guides are distributed free of cost to schools, community members, social leaders and others in the project landscape.

    Keywords: Birds, Western Ghats, Pocketguide

  • Poster
    2014
    Introduction to the Western Ghats
    S U Saravanakumar, Vishwtej Pawar, P Jeganathan, Kalyan Varma
    supported by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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    PDF, 14.9 MB

    Endemics, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Vertebrates, Intervertebrates, Deciduous Forests, Tropical Rainforests, Shola Grasslands

  • Poster
    2014
    Small Carnivores of Namdapha
    supported by Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund Wildlife Conservation Society The Ford Foundation
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    JPG, 814 KB

    Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Binturong, Spotted Lisang, Yellow-throated Marten, The Hog Badger, Crab-eating Mongoose, Small Indian Mongoose, Stripe-backed Weasel, Ferret Badgers, Palm Civet, Small Indian Civet, Otter

  • Poster
    2014
    Fungi of the Western Ghats
    Ranjini Murali, Divya Mudappa, Kalyan Varma, Hari Krishna, Robin Abraham
    supported by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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    PDF, 177 MB

    Cyathus, Amanita, Coprinus, Schizophyllum, Cordyceps, Omphalotus

  • Poster
    2014
    In The Rainforest
    Divya Mudappa, Maya Ramaswamy
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    PDF, 5.55 MB

    Black Eagle, Scarlet Minivet, Indian Giant Squirrel, Great Hornbill, White-bellied Woodpecker, Pompadour Pigeon, White-bellied Blue Flycatcher, Butterfly, Lion-tailed Macaque, Bettle, Southern Green Calotes, Termites, King Cobra, Frog, Damselflies, Fungi, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Mouse Deer, Leopard Cat, Leaf-nosed Bat, Malabar Spiny Doormouse, Brown Palm Civet, Large Brown Flying Squirrel, Fruit Bat, Spot-bellied Eagle Owl

  • Poster
    2014
    Insects of the Western Ghats - Odonates
    supported by Wildlife Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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    PDF, 279 MB

    Odonata, Gnats, Midges, Nilgiri Bambootail, Travencore Torrent Dart, Stream Glory

  • Poster
    2014
    Amphibians of the Western Ghats
    Rohit Naniwadekar, Saunak Pal, Kalyan Varma, Varad Giri, Deepak Veerappan, S U Saravana Kumar, Ishan Agarwal
    supported by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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    PDF, 308 MB

    Western Ghats, Caecilians, Ichthyophis Bombayensis, Gegeneophis Seshachari, Nyctibatrachiade, Ranixalide, Microhylidae, Melanobatrachus indicus, Nasikabatrachidae, Nasikabatrachus Sahyadrensis, Bufonide, Dicroglossidae, Rhacophoridae, Micrixalidae, Ranidae, Nctibatrachus, Micrixalus, Indirana, Pseudophilatus 

  • Poster
    2014
    Dragonflies And Damselflies Of Anamalai Hills
    supported by M. M. Muthiah Research Foundation
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    PDF, 1.8 MB

    Anamalai Hills, Dragonflies, Blue-tailed Yellow Skimmer (Palpopleura Sexmaculata), Ground Skimmer(Diplacodes Tri Vialis), Crimson Marsh Glider(Trithemis Aurora), Granite Ghost(Bradinopyga Germinata), Ruby Tailed Hawklet(Epithemis Marial), Pied Paddy Skimmer(Neurothemis Tullia), Trumpet tail(Acisoma Panorpoides), Emerald-banded Skimmer(Cratilla Lineata), Brown-backed Red Marsh Hawk(Orthetrum Chrysis), Black Steam Glider(Trithemis Festiva), Blue Marsh Hawk(Orthetrum Glaucum), Blue-tailed Forest Hawk(Orthetum Triangulare),Damselflies Clear-winged Forest Glory(Vestalis Gracilis), Pigmy Dartlet(Agriocnemis pygmaea), Saffron-faced Blue Dart(Psedagrion Rubriceps), Black tipped Forest Glory(Vestalis apicalis), Stream Ruby(Rhinocypha Bisignata), Yellow-striped Blue Dart(Pseudogrian Indicum), Stream Glory(Neurobasis Chinensis), Asian Slim(Aciagrion Occidentale) 

  • Poster
    2014
    Insects of the Western Ghats - Crickets
    Rohini Balakrishnan
    supported by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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    PDF, 25.7 MB

    The Kudremukh Weta, Gryllacropsis, Crickets, Katydids, Tree Cricket, False Leaf Katydids, Onomarchus

  • Poster
    2014
    Flora of the Western Ghats
    Navendu Page, Giby Kuriakose
    supported by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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    PDF, 11.3 MB

    Cauliflory, Cullenia Exarillata, Baccaurea, Ficus Hispida, Thottea Dingoi, Flagelliflory, Diospyros Bourdiuonii

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