Celebrating Museum Week at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
Date: Sunday, 20th May, 2018. Time: 10 am to 11:30 am.
Meeting Point: Entrance of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
Charges: Free (However, participants should bear the cost of their own entry tickets and camera charges)
About the event:
This walk will be conducted in Natural History Section of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay, Mumbai (CSMVS) earlier known as Prince of Wales Museum. Various species of birds and mammals (stuffed) are on display in this section. Interesting information on these species will be shared during this walk. Participants can visit other sections of the museum after natural history walk.
Registration: Please RSVP here
Things to carry:
- Drinking Water (for the day)
- Writing material
- Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
Past Events and Testimonials (click on links):
- Nature Walk at Godrej Mangroves, Vikhroli
- Exploring flora of ‘The Other Hanging Gardens of Mumbai’ at Baptista Garden, Mazgaon docks
- History and nature trail at Vasai fort
- History and nature trail at Sion fort
- Bird Watching with kids
- Nature and Heritage Trail at Elephanta Island
Please note: This is a private program organised by Ghumr and OikoEssence. Please do not enquire and/or register at the museum.
About the leaders:
Two naturalists – Dr. Shreya and Gauri will be leading the walk. Both of them have been conducting such programs for more than eight years. This event is conducted through their joint venture – OikoEssence which is focused on creating awareness about environment around us.
Dr. Shreya is a true nature enthusiast. She has completed her Ph.D in ethanobotany and working in the field of environmental awareness for the last 13 years. She believes that change is slow process but a strong step for better environment and education will certainly bring the change in lifestyles for adapting environmental friendliness.
Gauri is a botanist and naturalist based out of Mumbai. Having worked at World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF India), Gauri has expertise in bio-diversity (birds and plants species) and has extensive field experience in organizing nature camps. She is one of our popular writers. You can read about her nature camps here.