Butterflies are often referred to as 'Flying Jewels' given their mesmerising colors and constant flitting movements. Did you know India has around 1500 species of butterflies and Mumbai hosts almost 10% of butterfly diversity, that is, around 150 species!

Have breakfast with butterflies at BNHS on October 8Common mime. Pic/Hrishikesh Rane

The Conservation Education Centre (CEC) of BNHS has organised 'Breakfast with Butterflies' to facilitate learning about these flying jewels. The event to be held on Sunday October 8, 2017 will help participants gain knowledge about butterflies and their life cycle along with some interesting facts.

Every year after the blissful rains, the butterfly populations are at their peak in the jungles of BNHS Nature Reserve at Goregaon. This event started in 2004, helps participants understand how to create a butterfly garden, photograph and maintain records of sightings, and more such information. So, do not miss this opportunity. Learn why is it important to have butterflies fleeting around for our survival.


Details in a nutshell:
Date: October 8, 2017
Time: 8.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Programme Fees: Rs 500/- per person (Including brunch and educational material)
Venue: BNHS Conservation Education Centre, Inside Film City, General A.K. Vaidya Marg, Goregaon (East), Mumbai – 4000065
Last Date of registration: October 6, 2017 (Limited entries)
For Registration Contact: 9594953425 Or e-mail at cecbnhs@gmail.com

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