Turning Knowledge into Experience—St. Joseph’s Wadala goes on a Nature Trail

29th September 2011

For 48 students of St. Joseph’s High School (Wadala), the nature trail to the Vikhroli Mangroves was a chance to make their textbook lessons come alive. The trail was conducted by the Godrej Company’s Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Marine Ecology Centre (SPGMEC).

The trail began with Mr. Hemant from the SPGMEC explaining to the students, especially those from Stds. IX and X, the characteristics of mangroves. He helped them relate the plants they were seeing in the mangrove forest to the science topics that they will soon be studying. For the younger children, the trail was an opportunity to touch the mangroves, examine caterpillars and moths, and experience nature at its unspoiled best.

The hilltop view, the aquarium, the mangrove walk, the mangrove nursery and the exhibition at SPGMEC—all these experiences are sure to remain with the students and strengthen their commitment to preserving the natural wealth of our city. 




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