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(Organization for Marine Conservation, Awareness and Research)
Palk Bay Centre
Connecting People for Conservation
October-2021- Orientation seminar on Seagrass Rehabilitation and Dugong Conservation in Palk Bay was organized at OMCAR Palk Bay Centre for State Forest Service Officer Trainees of 2020-22
March 2021 - 105 th Batch of Tamil Nadu Forest Academy visited our centre for Dugong rescue, release and Seagrass Restoration Programme.
2019 - August - Orientation Training on
Seagrass restoration and dugong conservation was organized for 152 trainees of Tamil Nadu Forest Academy, Coimbatore of Forest Department.
July 2019 - Orientation for Forest Department Trainees (Forest Guards)
Orientation on Seagrass mapping, restoration, dugong ecology, conservation, rescue and release methods were explained to 590 trainees (12 batches) from Tamil Nadu Forest Department in July 2019.
The trainees learned about acoustic survey methods of seagrass, using ecofriendly seagrass restoration with bamboo and coconut ropes, sea cow conservation, ecology and biology, ten years of effort of OMCAR in dugong rescue, release and stranding response.
Oct 2018 - 47th Batch of Forester Trainees from Tamil Nadu Forest Academy visited our centre for Dugong - Seagrass Conservation Orientation Programme.
May 2018 - Dugong - Seagrass Rehabilitation Training Programme for Forest Range Officers. Ms. V.Priyadashini IFS, DCF& Deputy Director of Tamil Nadu Forest academy Coimbatore visited.
April 2018 - Dugong-Seagrass Conservation Orientation Program for 45th batch of Forester Trainees
from Tamil Nadu Forest Academy
Dugong-Seagrass Conservation Orientation Program for 43rd batch of Forester Trainees
from Tamil Nadu Forest Academy- 9th Oct 2017
For Tamil Nadu Forest Department - 2011
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