DRAGONFLY FESTIVAL WETLAND MONITORING PROJECT - Madhya Pradesh
Dragonfly Festival 2022 is a unique Citizen Science campaign to highlight the importance and status of dragonflies and damselflies in our country. As part of Dragonfly Festival, few wetland locations from Bhopal have been identified to monitor the Odonata species over the period of 5 months.
WWF India is looking for passionate volunteers to conduct regular habitat and species survey. We are looking for a mixed group of volunteers for photo documentation, observation and identification. Volunteers will be required to upload the data on the Indian Biodiversity Portal.
Only a few selected volunteers will be shortlisted for each site. The applicants from (Name of the location) living closer to the location will be preferred.
An e-certificate will be given to the volunteers on the completion of the project.
Bhoj Wetland, Bhopal
Transect line defined in Van Vihar National Park and Zoo, Bhopal
First week of August; Virtual orientation through zoom
On ground visit for 3 months, Conduct habitat and species survey, 2-3 surveys per month, Photo Documentation.
Good observational skills, camera/mobile photography, proficient with modern technology
Data collection sheet, phone, camera (If available)
The project will be on ground with data and photo documentation. Full Vaccination for Covid-19 is mandatory.