Hry to conduct mushroom survey in Kalesar sanctuary

The survey will be conducted on 30 September in Haryana's Kalesar National Park and sanctuary.


To explore the biodiversity of Haryana, the first mushroom survey will be conducted in the state.


The survey was announced on Sunday that it will be conducted on September 30, in Kalesar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in Yamunanagar district.


The suevey result will assist to formulate an effective management strategy for the conservation of funga, flora and fauna of the sanctuary and national park.


In an official statement, it said that this survey will also create the basis for observing the impact of habitat disturbance and climate change on the ecology of the area.


The survey will be conducted under the supervision of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and N S K Harsh who is a prominent mycologist.


The statement said though the aim of the survey will be on mushrooms, yet its density of butterflies, spiders, amphibians, fish, reptiles and birds will also be observed.


The Forest Research Institute and the Wildlife Institute of India specialists are among others who will also participate in a day-long survey.


The Kalesar sanctuary supports rich in biodiversity.

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