Project Aranya Phase I (2010-2012) : Completed
This project involved a challenging effort of collecting seeds of RET (Rare Endangered and Threatened) tree Species digging small pond , raising nursery, planting and maintaining with the involvement of highly trained and skilled resources. Local land conditions were adverse since it was devoid of tree cover , an open pond was constructed for watering the saplings. Close to 2000 trees were given care for 3 years beyond which all the trees are growing without maintenance.
Location : Thirunelli Panchayat, Wayanad ; Project spend of INR 2.5 Lakhs for planting and maintenance ; INR 4 lakhs for infrastructure and fencing
Afforestation activities by Forest First Samithi
Planted in Year 2010 , Thriving in Year 2014