• Mushroom Farming Training

    Mushroom Farming Training

    Kottayam: Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences (TIES) at Velloor, Manarcad is conducting mushroom farming training to cultivate mushroom using the common facilities within the homestead. The training program includes various sessions like lecture conducted by experts, demonstration of mushroom farming and laboratory training on mushroom spawn production. The training will begin with a lecture at 10 am and demonstration of farming techniques in the afternoon. You will be given the opportunity to visit the model mushroom farm at TIES. Also, high quality mushroom spawn develo...

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    Posted on Dec , 04 2017
  • Meenachil Dragonfly Survey

    Meenachil Dragonfly Survey

    Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences is conducting its 2nd Meenachil River Dragonfly Survey on November 5th, 2017. The survey will cover 15 sites from Adukkam to Kottayam Illikkal.  The prominent odonologists of South India will take part in the survey. 

    The number and species diversity of dragonflies is an indicator of the ecosystem soundness of our water resources. Therefore, the findings of the study are very crucial for taking stringent conservation actions.

    The researchers, students and others interested in take part in the survey could participate in the program. The training for dragonfly survey methods an...

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    Posted on Nov , 02 2017
  • Laya: Connecting People to Nature through Music

    Laya: Connecting People to Nature through Music

    World Environment Day (June 5th) is the United Nation’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Over the last four decades it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach and with participation from 143 countries annually. Above all, World Environment Day (WED) is the ‘people’s day’ for putting their individual and collective effort towards caring for the mother earth locally, nationally or globally and becoming an agent of change. Each WED is organized around a theme that focuses attention on the most pressing environmental concern. Every year major corporations, NGOs, communities, governments and celebrities worldwide adopt th...

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    Posted on Jun , 02 2017
  • A Morning with Birds

    A Morning with Birds

    TIES conducts bird watching event for our Junior Naturalists at Medical College Campus at Kottayam.Those who would like to participate, learn and experience our local birds, feel free to come and joing us. 


    Where: Medical College Campus, Kottayam

    When: Saturday, May 27th

    Time: 7:00 am to 10:00 am

    Those who wish to participate please contact: Mr.SarathBabu at 9496794305


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    Posted on May , 26 2017
  • Training on Water Purification at Home

    Training on Water Purification at Home

    Although little amount of water is still available in wells and ponds, changing color and odour and deteriorating quality makes it not potable. As the water scarcity is becoming more prevalent all across Kerala, introduction of simple, inexpensive, yet effective scientific techniques is very crucial. Tropical Institute of Ecological Sciences (TIES) is conducting a training program that teaches you various water purification methods using locally and traditionally viable techniques using available resources. This awareness program is organized in collaboration with Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment on National Technology Day (May 12th) at 10.00 am at St Mary’s College, Manarcaud. The programme will be inaugurated by Dr A.P. ...

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    Posted on May , 10 2017

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