The Konkan Katta founder Ajit Pitale, secretary Sujit Kadam And Santosh Thakur, President of (Gram Sanvardhan) Village Conservation has requested the friends of animals of the nearby area and Nature lovers to participate in this human chain. Their urge is to ensure safety and conservation of the Animals and Birds in and around Karnala Bird Sanctuary.
Date: 05 September 2021
Time: Morning 9:00 am
Location: Karnala Bird Sanctuary,
NH 66, Karnala, Mumbai-Goa Highway, Panvel, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
Location Link: https://g.co/kgs/1fNkyG
What are the demands …
Immediate provision of medical supplies for treatment of animals and birds in Karnala Bird Sanctuary should be done.
Information should be provided about the Wildlife Defense Act for tourists and travelers visiting the sanctuary
Banners should be put up and information leaflets should be given.
The sound proof wall are presently installed it must have wires on it.
The monkeys are found to come on Highway and the accidental deaths of Monkeys has increased. Accordingly there is a need of developing more ladders where the Monkeys can sit.
Rumbler strips should be created on the highway along the sanctuary boundary to prevent accidents
CCTV cameras must be installed to keep an eye on tourists and or unruly commuters throwing food on the highway,
Forest department must provide Highway personnel to do patrolling on the highway.
How to Reach Karnal Bird Sanctuary
Panvel Railaway Station is the nearest railway station, it is a major station on the busy line between Mumbai and Roha and also on the Mumbai suburban line.
Auto-rickshaws and taxis can be hired from the station to reach the sanctuary, 12 km away.
Karnala is situated on the national highway 17 also called the Mumbai-Goa highway. State-run buses (ST Bus) going towards Pen, Alibag, Murud, etc. stop at the sanctuary gate.
However, don’t forget to check with the bus conductor as all buses don’t stop at the sanctuary.
Share auto-rickshaws also ply regularly from Panvel to surrounding villages is also another means to reach Karnala.
Taxis, from Mumbai, Navi Mumbai or Thane, can also be hired to reach Karnala.