We have planted more than 250 plants on our land in last 3 years which mainly consist Bio-diverse & native plants like Wad, Pimpal, Umbar, Aritha , Bhokar, Phanas, Kandol, Seeta Ashok, Arjun, Muchakunda, Dhoop, Jambhul, Hirada,Behada, Awala, etc. Our property is right in the middle of a moist-deciduous forest. One can take a glimpse of more than 350 local & migratory species of avian in different seasons in Konkan region that range from Barbets, Eagles, Orioles, Hornbills, Minivets, Kingfishers, Tree pies, Robins, Sun birds, Drongos & host of beautiful butterflies & moths.
In a 1.30 to 2hrs session we give information about local Flora & Fauna i.e. Plants, Birds, Butterflies, Animals & Insects is given along the trail. Also we explain basic idea about conservation of natural resources like soil, water, & air. Activity is mainly aimed at creating awareness about ecology , the relationship between various elements of the nature and motivating participants for action oriented response towards natural resources conservation.
We have qualified ( M.Sc. Forestry ,PGDEE) guides to this activity. Depending on participants interest we also conduct Slide shows or a nature game session.
A Crocodile & bird watching tour by boat can be conducted on payment of additional charges in nearby Vashiti river Estuary. Even Mr. Mangesh Govekar has done a course in Sustainable Natural Resource conservation & Management initiated by Ecology Society of Pune.
Activities like Jummaring, Burma Bridge, Valley Crossing, Parallel ropes, Vertical Ladders, Rappelling & Rock Climbing are exercised. We have qualified volunteers who are trained in Basic Mountaineering course & have more than 10 years of experience in the field. We do not compromise on Safety of the participants. The activities are aimed at developing Team Spirit, Leadership Qualities, Individual Body Strength & Stamina , Mental Toughness & Confidence.
Arts & Crafts Workshops
We have qualified artist trained in Fine arts from J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai to guide through the following workshops :- Terracota Miniature Pottery – where variety of miniature pots in different size shapes & colors are made which can be used as show pieces or table top stationary containers , wall pieces, key chains, lockets, wall clocks, masks, lamps & many more.
Painting on clay pots with various methods . These can be used for interior decoration. Painting – For those who love painting Landscapes we have a 270 degrees panoramic view seen from Dongarmatha. One can also learn abstract paintings , portraits, Warli, carvings on sipporex rock, etc.