Illegal Tree Felling

BBMP Proposals for Mass Felling of Trees Illegal, in Contempt of Court

BBMP Tree Officer Notice calling for Public Comments has to be withdrawn

Press Release : Bangalore : 10 February 2017
Jayamahal Road Tree line

Jayamahal Tree Felling Illegal, in Contempt of Court

The same law applies to Steel Flyover and other Infrastructure projects as well

 

Jayamahal Road Treeline

Karnataka High Court dismisses PIL demanding planned improvement of roads in Bangalore

Eight year old PIL seeking to protect lakhs of trees and rights of thousands of urban residents, dismissed in minutes

Press Release : Bangalore : 8 June 2015

The Principal Bench of the High Court of Karnataka constituted by Acting Chief Justice Mr. Subhro Kamal Mukherjee and Justice Mr. Ram Mohan Reddy dismissed today W.P.

Bangalore's own Green Ambassador reminds us of what it took to make Bangalore the greenest city in the 1980s

Even as BBMP and the Government dither on complying with High Court directions to involve citizenry in re-greening efforts

Press Release : Bangalore : 1 December 2014
S. G. Neginhal

In "Green lessons from the past"  (published in Deccan Herald, Dec 02, 2014), S. G. Neginhal reveals how extensively and sensitively the Karnataka Forest Department worked to protect the fast depleting greenery of Bangalore during the 1980s.  The article is written by the very man who creatively led the Forest Department's efforts in re-greening Bangalore arduously marshalling popular support and extensive political and administrative endorsement.

An Urgent Appeal to Help Verify Claims of BBMP about Tree Planting in Bangalore City

Requesting Bangaloreans to count trees planted by BBMP since 2007

Press Release : Bangalore : 22 April 2014

 

Workshop on Addressing Inadequacies of the Karnataka Preservation of Trees Act, 1976

in light of the observations made by the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka on Karnataka Government's intent to reform the law

Dates: 26 - 26 January, 2013
Time: 2 pm - 6 pm
Venue: Ashirwad, 30, St. Mark's Road, Bangalore

 

 

 

Environment Support Group and Bangalore Environment Trust

 

cordially invite you to a workshop on

Workshop on Wise Use, Rehabilitation, Conservation and Protection of Lakes and their Canal Networks in Karnataka

Workshop Invitation

Date: 22 September, 2012
Time: 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Venue: SCM House, 29, 2nd Cross, CSI Compound, Mission Road, Bangalore

Workshop Date: 22 September 2012
(REGISTRATION CLOSES 20 SEPTEMBER)

 

The Future of Tree Protection in Karnataka

A Talk by Mr. Brijesh Kumar, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests, BBMP

Date: 15 April, 2014
Time: 5.30 pm - 7.00 pm
Venue: Xavier Hall, St. Joseph's Post Graduate Centre, Langford Road, Bangalore

 Environment Support Group and Department of Environmental Science,

St. Joseph's College, Bangalore

invite you to a talk on

Workshop on Establishment of Ward Committees in 198 Wards of Bangalore held

in compliance with directions of the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka

Date: 16 January, 2013
Time: 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm
Venue: Student Christian Mission House, 29, 2nd Cross, CSI Compound, Mission Road, Bangalore 560027 Tel: 080 2222 3761

 

Environment Support Group, ATREE, Alternative Law Forum

in association with Citizens Action Forum, the Fifth Estate and CIVIC Bangalore