Nature in the City

ATREE, together with INTACH Bangalore, Citizen Matters and Redframes, invites you to 'Nature in the City', a series of events to celebrate, discuss and highlight Biodiversity in Bangalore:

Talks on Biodiversity, at Jaaga, on KH Road:

4th October: Dr Harini Nagendra, Ramanujam Fellow, ATREE
'Nature in the City: How people shape, and are shaped by biodiversity in Bangalore'
Shri Brijesh Kumar, Chief Conservator of Forests, BBMP, will inaugurate the event and will participate in a Q & A on Urban Biodiversity

5th October: Dr Madhusudan Katti, Associate Professor California State University, Fresno
‘What Concrete Jungle? Tales of Wildlife from an Urban Planet’

Photo Exhibition on Nature in the City: at Jaaga, on KH Road, on October 4th and 5th, 10:00 am onwards.

These events are a curtain raiser to the 11th Conference of the Parties (COP;, one of the most important international conferences on the UN's Convention of Biodiversity, being held in Hyderabad from October 8th-19th. The theme for COP11 is
Urban Biodiversity.

On Sunday, 7th October, put on your shoes and caps for two outdoor events.

  • Award-winning illustrator Sangeetha Kadur and Shilpashree of Greenscraps will conduct a Nature Journalling workshop at Puttenahalli lake, J.P. Nagar.
  • S Karthikeyan, Chief Naturalist at Jungle Lodges and Resorts, Bangalore, will take us on a Nature Walk at Cubbon Park.

We have limited seats for the two outdoor events so prior registration is required!! Please email for more details and to register.