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Activities

2018

Lake development activities in Progress as per plan. In 2019, the lake will be ready to receive fresh water if every thing goes well.BWSSSB to take necessary action to divert the sewage.Active Tree Plantation kicked off during world environement day. Karnataka Forest Department and YPLBCT work hand in hand to

2017

LDA completed the process of preparing the DPR for the lake with the advice from Indian Institute of Science and GKVK . This was handed over to Forest department for further action Rejuvunation of the Lake started with a State of the Art Design. Karnataka Forest Department and YPLBCT join hands to make the Lake one of its kind in Karnataka.

2016

A program called ‘Be a Citizen Scientist for a Day’ for college students by conducting Training Programs with a focus on four key aspects of Environmental Education, namely Biodiversity Education, engaging people in Freshwater Research, Tree Inventory and Monitoring of Ecosystem Services at the lake were conducted with the help Eminent scientists were conducted by the Trust. Interactions with Forest Department Continue for Fund allocation for Lake Development.

2015

Government declared this lake as ”Puttenhalli Lake Bird Conservation Reserve based on the proposal made by YPLBCT. Trust engaged Local students in Bird watching and environment education Programs. Regular interactions with forest department on Lake Development DPR.

2014

Frequent Bird Watching & recording events and Lake Clean up activites conducted with support from students and residents groups across Bangalore. UPA Lokayukta Visits the Lake premises and takes stock of situation. Regular meetings between Karnataka forest department, UPA Lokayukta, BWSSB, LDA started with a representation from Trust. Proposal submited by the Trust to declare the Lake as a bird reserve was made to Forest Dept and Environment Minister.

2013

Yelahanka Puttenahalli Lake and Bird Conservation Trust incorporated with an Objective to work towards restoring the Lake to the past glory.Trust has organised many events including ‘Save Lake-Save Birds’ a campaign on 15 Aug 2013 with active participation from students and residents residing around the lake to put forth a need to save our lake. Multiple Bird Observation gatherings & recordings of observations by Students

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