Bird watching at wetlands

The journey started at 5.00 in the morning from the gates of GGDSD College, Chandigarh on 17th October, 2018. The students were excited and full of enthusiasm all the way. We had started early so that we could catch a glimpse of the chirping birds. The distance of 50 Kms was covered in about 1…

Nature walk with Foldscope

Ropar Wetland, an  important ecological zone is located in the Shivalik foothills of the Lower Himalayas and is at a distance of around 50 km from Chandigarh.. Considering the wetland’s diverse and rich biodiversity, a visit to this place was planned. A group of around 50 students went for a nature walk with foldscope to…

Visit to Ropar Wetlands

Ropar Wetland, Ropar Lake, is a man-made freshwater wetland. It was created in 1952 on the Sutlej River, in the Punjab state of India, by building a head regulator to store and divert water for beneficial uses of irrigation, drinking and industrial water supply The area has huge biological diversity and is reported to be…