Wetland for a sustainable urban future.
To celebrate the world wetlands day 2018 that aims to commemorate the international convention on wetland conservation, Dr Raphaël Mathevet, head of the department of Ecology at the French Institute of Pondicherry, and Pondicherry ornithologist Atmavadan Reddy will lead a field trip to Oussudu lake the Sunday 28th departure by bus at 7:30 Fire Station or meeting point at the parking of the Boast House of Ousteri at 8:30. We will discuss about both natural heritage and the social-ecological functioning of this major regional wetland, and of course observe birds. Bring a hat, good shoes, binoculars and mosquito spray. Field trip duration: 2-4h according weather and local access conditions.