Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Participation in Gurujal Expo

Posted by Susan Sharma on August 26, 2019

 
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"Gurujal"*, an initiative by Gurgaon administration to address the water crisis in Gurgaon, invited proposals by citizens in three areas of pond cleaning, bio remediation and micro STP.

 

Our butterfly pond project was shortlisted for an EXPO held on 16th August 2019.

 

 

Here are some pictures from our Exhibit and the Expo

 

EXPO BANNERS in the 9'by9'stall

 

 

 

 

 

Visitors and the Deputy Commissioner at the Stall

 

 

*Gurugram has been facing a water crisis at an alarming rate. The rapid urbanisation and constant pressure on the ground water has led to it being a DARK ZONE.  To address this issue the government has formulated an initiative named Guru-Jal.

It is an INTEGRATED WATER MANAGEMENT initiative under the District Administration of Gurugram, Govt. of Haryana in collaboration with, Hero, CII, TERI SAS etc, to understand the gravity and the root causes of the problem. It aims to address the issue using a systems thinking approach with creative design solutions.

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Crowdfunding ended! List of supporters in July, 2019

Posted by Susan Sharma on July 16, 2019

 
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Crowd funding for the Butterfly Pond-Lily Pond in the butterflypark- is over We got support to the tune of Rs 1,54,700/-

The money has been given to Uthaan NGO who is managing the butterfly park.  The project will be implemented By Uthaan.  

 

 

List of supporters in July 2019

 

Anirban Roy Chowdhury

Gurgaon

Harsh Bhatnagar

Gurgaon

Annie Mathew

Kerala

Y N Chaturvedi

Gurgaon

Sujatha Jain

Gurgaon

Dr.Sara Chacko

Vellore

Shruti Mathai

Bangalore

Sunita Kapur

New Delhi

Ritu Thareja

Gurgaon

Thomas Chacko

Kerala

Kanta Ahuja

Gurgaon

Alok Shah

Nainital

Sanjay Bhattacharya

New Delhi

Anita Uppal

Gurgaon

Anil Sharma

Gurgaon

Sangeeta Thakur

Gurgaon

Lalit Chawla

Gurgaon

Adwait Hebbar

Mumbai

Poonam Chopra

Gurgaon

Sunil Rai

New Delhi

Arun Gupta

Gurgaon

Mrinalini Ashok

New Delhi

Jaganesh Muthanalla

Bangalore

Shashi Sharma

Gurgaon

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Three days left to support our Lily Pond project

Posted by Susan Sharma on July 02, 2019

 
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Support IndianWiidlifeClub's Ground level Project at

https://indianwildlifeclub.com/funding/butterflypond/pay.aspx

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Enjoy the butterflies

Posted by Susan Sharma on July 01, 2019

 
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Enjoy the world of butterflies

A few larvae may chew some holes in some of your native plants.

Many of the larvae become food for your backyard birds.

The few that make it to adulthood will help pollinate many of your flowers and shrubs.

Not to mention the silent beauty they bless us with as they grace our yards and gardens.

Butterfly life cycle:

A life cycle is made up of the stages that a living organism goes through during its lifetime. 

A butterfly undergoes a process called complete metamorphosis during its life cycle.  

This means that the butterfly changes completely from its early larval stage, when it is a caterpillar, until the final stage, when it becomes a beautiful and graceful adult butterfly.

The butterfly life cycle has four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult.

Butterflies are complex creatures, not as fragile as you might think.

If you are observant you may see butterflies nectaring, drinking, puddling, courtship dance, mating, laying eggs, migration, and even hibernation.

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

List of supporters in June,2019

Posted by Susan Sharma on July 01, 2019

 
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Madhu Kohli

Brinda Khattar

Amanpreet Cheema

Shashi Sharma

Susan Sharma

Shamsher Singh

Sudhir Mehra

Arun Kakkar

Minnie Arora

Geeta Verghese

Sarita 

R.Mohan

Poonam Verma

Supriya Dutta

Deep Singh

Patwant Singh

Kusum Kalra

Vijay Gupta

Sunita Gilotra

Kunal Mullick

Kokila Mehra

Anju Saha

Meenakshi Sud

TCA Ranganathan

 

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Status crowdfunding

Posted by Susan Sharma on June 28, 2019

 
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The Pond project initiated by Indianwildlifeclub.com in The 19 acre Thousand Shades Butterfly park in Gurgaon is well on its way to completion by mid July.   

Our commitment :to raise the cost of Rs 2lacs by crowdfunding.   Many of you have contributed.  Thank you.

This is a gentle reminder for those who want to pitch in

You can credit Indianwildlifeclub account [details in link below]

 

Paytm 9810027546

 

Or pay online at the link

 

https://indianwildlifeclub.com/funding/butterflypond/pay.aspx

 

 

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Support our Pond Project

Posted by Susan Sharma on June 18, 2019

 
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The Pond project initiated by Indianwildlifeclub.com in The 19 acre Thousand Shades Butterfly park in Gurgaon is well on its way to completion by mid July. It is a crowd funded project and the time has come to pay labourers and suppliers.
 
We are short of our target amount and am approaching members of IWC who have not yet contributed to support.
Here is the payment link
 
 
NEW!!!!!
You may also Paytm 9810027546 
 
 

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Progress in Butterfly Pond Project

Posted by Susan Sharma on June 06, 2019

 
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After several consultations with Uthaan, Forest Department and landscape architects- 

(Uthaan is the NGO who is managing the Thousand Shades Butterfly Park in Gurugram), 

 we have finally drawn up a workable sketch for the proposed water pond in 

one acre of the butterfly park.

 

Here is the sketch

 

 

 

 

We expect work to start soon and finish before the monsoon sets in.

This leaves us with very little time to raise the funds required for the project.

As you are aware, the butterfly pond project is being crowdfunded by IndianWildlifeclub.com

 

Please support generously by crediting the following account

 

Account Details: Name - IndianWildlifeClub.com, Account No. - 30003443877, Bank -

 State Bank of India, Sushant Lok 1, Gurgaon, IFSC code - SBIN0004449

 

 

Alternately you can use our payment gateway to pay. 

  

 

We thank all those who have already paid.  Their names can be seen here

 

 

Look forward to your support!

Team IWC

 

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Contributions in May 2019

Posted by Susan Sharma on June 01, 2019

 
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Thank you to the following nature lovers who contributed to our Butterfly Pond Project

Parwinderji    Gurgaon

Swati Desai     New Delhi

Anju Sinha      Ghaziabad

Varsha Uke Nagpal   New Delhi

Butterfly Pond Project, Gurgaon

Funds raised so far

Posted by Susan Sharma on May 03, 2019

 
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As of April 30, 2019 we have received a contribution of Rs 28,800/-only from supporters.  There is a long way to go to reach our target of Rs 2,00,000/-

Here is the support link

https://indianwildlifeclub.com/funding/butterflypond/contribute.aspx

Here is the payment link

https://indianwildlifeclub.com/funding/butterflypond/pay.aspx

 

 

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