Grassroute has assisted Sustera Foundation to plant about 100 Mangrove saplings at the boundaries of I.B. Manoj’s Fruit Forest located at Ayyampilly, Kerala. This is the first joint Mangrove planting project between both the organisations. Hopefully there are many other similar projects that are yet to be announced.
Chapter Two was more exciting than the One. All participants from three different colleges, really enjoyed it very much. All the participants have done the job under the leadership of four senior experienced farm workers.
The Computer Science students from Rajagiri college participated in the Pokkali Farming Workshop organized by Grassroute. The team includes 53 girls and 36 boys. Department heads, Associate Director and Assistant Director of the college were also present. Mr K.K. Reghuraj, Farm Superindent, KUFOS and mentor of Grassroute lead classes on Pokkali Farming.
Grassroute proudly announces that I.B. Manoj Kumar, one of our team members won the Vanamitra Award of 2021. The award is instituted by the Social Forestry Division of the Forest […]
Finally, we’ve started the second step towards starting a Mangrove Nursery of our own. Earlier last November, we’ve arranged some bamboo poles from the banks of Periyar River, Uliyannoor, Aluva. […]
In the last weeks of Monsoon, we have decided to experiment a new method of planting Mangroves. Just as a pilot project of planting Mangrove saplings parallel to the sea […]
Grassroute continues planting on the seashore. This time we repeated the previous activity once again. 700 stumps of Portia Trees, 560 Indian Badam seeds, 100 seeds of Solitary Fishtail Palm […]
Day 1.14 August 2021 / Saturday It was our first activity. Planting some mangrove saplings, Portia Tree stumps and Indian Badam seeds. We gathered at Mr. Jose Vattathara’s house at […]