The project aims to study the distribution and characterization of mountain wetlands in Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, and propose a plan for their protection and conservation. Field assessment, data analysis and mapping of high elevation wetlands in the Tamil Nadu Western Ghats form part of the project along with studying the drainage and disturbance patterns. An overarching plan will also be developed for the protection and conservation of the state’s mountain wetlands.

Duration

2017 - Ongoing

Funding Agency

State Forest Research Institute, Chennai