Explore the world of snakes with us...
Course Designer and Director
As a rescuer, researcher, public speaker, presenter, educator and conservationist, Gowri Shankar brings forth 360 degree perspective of snake rescue and conservation.
He wishes to educate people about snakes, help them over come their fears, and learn to treat them with respect. He hopes someday these magnificent animals will get a fair chance to life
Course delivered by Priyanka Swamy
PhD Student, University of Mysore
Priyanka has diverse experience across ecological field and laboratory work.
As part of the Phylogeography of king cobras project, she has travelled to king cobra habitats across the world and has experience with phylogenetic and population genetics tools to understand evolutionary and biogeography patterns and assist conservation prioritisation. She has also addressed questions related to diversity pattern, population structure and drivers of diversification of the Ranids of the Western Ghats and other herpetofauna.
An excellent environment educator, she has co-conducted a wide range of outreach programs for diverse audiences from school and college students, to forest officials, researchers, and enthusiasts.
She is now embarking on her PhD project on Malabar pit vipers which will mark a beginning to a topic long-awaited to be discovered.
Open to ALL above 18 years.
Dates: 7th March 2021
SIMPLE ENGLISH: 9 AM to 6 PM
Batch Size: 25 only!