Tag: Wetland Restoration

  • Camera Trapping in Dheerpur Wetland Project Site

    Camera Trapping in Dheerpur Wetland Project Site

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji Every year, during the monsoon season, the Dheerpur Wetland Project (DWP) site undergoes a drastic transformation in its appearance. Torrential rains and stormwater flowing into the wetland from surrounding areas lead to flooding in most parts of the wetland. During this time, the DWP site also serves as a habitat for a…

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  • Two Sides of Flood

    Two Sides of Flood

    Vijaylakshmi It is season of monsoon 2017! You can’t miss this information as few of our friends never fail to update us by expressing their immense love for rain and raindrops on social media. Some adore it, some detest it (specially those who are they stuck in traffic for hours). Amongst many other discussions revolving…

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  • Chasing Rains

    Chasing Rains

    Amit Kaushik It all started with pitching a tent! According to objectives of the Dheerpur Wetland Park (DWP) project, massive on-site plantation was to be carried out in the monsoon of 2016. However, when the first rains of the season did arrive, we were slightly unprepared for plantation. To begin with, we did not have…

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  • Huge Opportunity and Even Bigger Challenges: Wetland Restoration in the Urban

    Huge Opportunity and Even Bigger Challenges: Wetland Restoration in the Urban

    Ajay Immanuel Gonji It has been a little over a year and a half since Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) entered into a management agreement with the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to restore a small relict of the Jahangirpuri group of wetlands. The Dheerpur Wetland Park (DWP) is an ambitious collaborative project between AUD and DDA…

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