Nizhal's walks in three verdant parks across Chennai, in three languages, will cover some of the Landmark Trees of Chennai that have found mention in the book "Living Landmarks of Chennai" released recently.

1. Treasures of T. Nagar- A tree walk in English, at the Panagal Park, T.Nagar. Discover some hidden green gems!
Date : Sunday 16 August 2015
Time : 7.30 am
Meeting Point: The gate on the Pondy Bazar side

2. Paarkkum Marangal Ellam - A tree walk in Tamil at the Kotturpuram Tree Park, River View Road, Kotturpuram, on trees and their place in literature and culture.
Date : Sunday, 16 August 2015
Time : 4.30 pm
Meeting Point: Outside the gate of Kotturpuram Tree Park

3. Vrikhsa Paryatan - A tree walk in Hindi at the historic My Ladye's Garden, Periamet, Chennai. Admire the rare Asoka and other heritage trees.
Date : Sunday, 23 August 2015
Time : 4.30 pm
Meeting Point: The gate on Sydenhams Road

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  1. Orientation programmes for Corporates and Students
  2. Asoka Vanam at KTP( Kotturpuram Tree Park)- Setting up and nurturing a unique grove of endangered Asoka ( Saraca asoka) trees, as a landmark!
  3. Shramdaan / community gardening/ volunteering at the Kotturpuram Tree Park
  4. Therapeutic gardening and horticulture for students
  5. FTCs –Free the Tree Campaigns across the city
  6. Compilation of  book on Landmark Trees of Chennai- a clarion call to protect our green heritage
  7. E book on the tree biodiversity of KTP- More than a hundred species identified, documented and photographed .
  8. Shramdaan/ volunteering  at Madhavaram/ Chitlappakkam/ Ashok Nagar/ Perungudi Tree Parks
  9. Tree walks for Students, Public and Corporates, across the city
  10. Seed Collection and Sapling collection drives

Nizhal's Vision:: Nizhal's vision is to be an effective catalyst in greening urban areas, with a special focus on regenerating biodiversity.

Mission: The Mission of Nizhal is to promote tree culture in urban areas, to create awareness of the role of trees, planting the right kind of trees and caring for trees, through collaborative efforts. Read more.