(Here On Project Environment) is a programme
of the Rotary Club of Thane.
The major objectives of the programme are to impart nature
education, increase awareness about nature & environment and
to undertake activities for conservation of our natural environment.
activities conducted / proposed to be conducted by HOPE include:
Organizing seminars / talks / exhibitions
/ slide – film shows.
nature camps / trails.
or assisting Nature Clubs in Schools.
for prevention of degradation of lakes, creeks & forests
for waste recycle
/ supporting Research Projects
its inception 6 years ago, HOPE has conducted over 250 programmes
and has emerged at the forefront of environment activity in Thane.
of the major outcomes of HOPE’s efforts have been:
– A nature park – cum – estuarine sanctuary at Kalwa Creek.
JATRA Exhibitions – 1999, 2000, 2001
Rajya Pakshimitra Sammelan
of Nature Clubs in Schools
of School Syllabi for Environment Education.
Exhibitions– 2001, 2002 in association with Thane Municipal
of integrated environmental restoration activity in a tribal
hamlet in Wada District.
HOPE has conducted following important programmes:
of Insects & Butterflies
on Environment Education for Teachers of Secondary Schools
for Volunteers for Nature Education
for containment of Plastic Carry Bag Nuisance
name plates on trees in Thane town & Yeoor Hills
has collaborated with the Forest Department (Information centers
at Borivli Tiger Safari, Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Tansa Wildlife
Sanctuary) & other NGO’s like BNHS, WWF, Hariyali, Jidnyasa
to conduct nature education, awareness & conservation activities.
5th June, 1999, the World Environment Day, HOPE launched
a news bulletin ‘HOPE VARTA’.
activities of HOPE are conducted by expert naturalists & keen
nature lovers. Many
of these persons are members of organizations such as Bombay Natural
History Society, World Wide Fund for Nature, Friends of Trees,
Friends of Birds, Friends of Snakes, etc.
The Rotary Club of Thane provides the financial & administrative
present office & library of HOPE is located at:
Rotary Club of Thane
Mandir, 2nd Floor,
(W) – 400 602
meets every Saturday at 7.00 p.m. The
meetings are open to all.
also welcomes all nature lovers to become members of HOPE and
actively participate in its activities.
Charges : (Cash or Cheque drawn on ‘Rotary Club of Thane A/c