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A cow looks on at a traditional Garhwali village house in Dunda

25 Aug Development outreach visit

Earlier this week students from our DOST team (Development Outreach Student Team) had their first trip this school year to Dunda village, as part of Woodstock's community engagement programme. They sat down with the residents and gave their project proposals. Each project was approved by the community which means we...

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22 Jan Quad 2015. A Year at the Hanifl Centre.

By Marta Lofesser It has been a year of change and growth at the Hanifl Centre. 2015 kicked off with a new partnership with Aerie Backcountry Medicine, a leading provider of wilderness-medicine courses based out of Missoula, USA. Through this partnership, selected Hanifl Centre and Woodstock School staff members attended a...

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Sundew.Photo by Ian Fried

20 Aug An Evening With The Sundew

Ian Fried (UY Science teacher) takes his class outdoors where, perhaps, the combination of fresh air and  keen contemplation inspire some creative moments. Swati Sidhu, Outdoor environmental educator at Hanifl centre, who accompanies the class along with Titu, Virender (Guide), Hari and Lalitha,  relives the experience. A group of eighteen students from the  Environmental Science (Grade 11...

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30 Apr Can a Private Nature Reserve Business Model be an Answer to Land and Wildlife Conservation in the Garwhal Himalayas?

Environmentalist and WWF India Programme Director, Sejal Worah, and her local team have spent the last two years attempting to revive a 400 acres area situated in the Garwhal Himalayas, in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.  From being a degraded and over grazed territory, within two years of conservation efforts the protected area...

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