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Fish found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake
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Fish found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Apprehension was writ large on the faces of regular walkers and environmentalists, who frequent Kukkarahalli Lake as a sizeable number of dead fish was found floating this morning on the water in the lake especially the stretch abutting Hunsur Road. It is feared that contaminated water was responsible for the death of fish. Environmentalists…

Vriksh Parichaya Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Vriksh Parichaya Walk at Kukkarahalli Lake

 Mysuru:  A nature walk programme was organised at Kukkarahalli Lake premises by YHAI (Youth Hostels Association of India), Gangothri Unit, in city this morning with the objective of ‘Vriksh Parichaya’ (Tree Appraisal). Dr. Mahadeswara Swamy, Scientist and SOM columnist (Tree Facts), was the resource person for the event. He conducted the walk ‘Namma Nadige Maragala…

City students release Rap Song on Kukkarahalli Lake
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City students release Rap Song on Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: A Mysuru student Kiran Bagade has directed a Kannada rap song titled Namma Kukkarahalli Kere (Our Kukkarahalli Lake) to create awareness among Mysureans about the ecological importance of Kukkarahalli Lake. The video song, which is about three-and-a-half minute, concentrates about the biodiversity of the Lake, its rich history, the birds present there and how…

Kukkarahalli Lake: The focal point!
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Kukkarahalli Lake: The focal point!

Alongside the massive cleaning of Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday, a Photography Exhibition by the citizens of Mysuru on Kukkarahalli Lake was also held at the Lake’s Main Gate (Pargola), in collaboration with University of Mysore (UoM). Out of 450 entries received, 125 photographs were selected and displayed at the expo that was open for public…

Massive cleaning of Kukkarahalli Lake 1.5 truckloads of garbage collected in three hours
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Massive cleaning of Kukkarahalli Lake 1.5 truckloads of garbage collected in three hours

Mysuru: A massive cleaning drive was organised by over 800 people including morning walkers and members of various supporting organisations at Kukkarahalli Lake this morning. The three-hour drive commenced at 6.30 am at the   main entrance of the Lake, near the Railway Crossing, Saraswathipuram. The drive was organised by 16 organisations, including University of Mysore,…

Mass cleaning drive of Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday
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Mass cleaning drive of Kukkarahalli Lake on Sunday

Mysuru: A mass cleaning drive of Kukkarahalli Lake will be organised on Mar. 25 (Sunday) at the main entrance of the Lake. Organisers and volunteers will assemble at the lake at 6.30 am and begin the cleaning drive. Waste will be collected and later disposed of in a proper way. Except for the part which…

Sick Pelican rescued at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Sick Pelican rescued at Kukkarahalli Lake

A sick Pelican, which was found floating in Kukkarahalli Lake by the morning walkers, who in turn informed the Forest Department has been rescued by the forest staff this morning. DCF (Wildlife) V. Yedukondalu, told SOM that the sick bird was found by the public and the forest personnel have rescued it. He further said…

Three sandalwood trees chopped at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Three sandalwood trees chopped at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: Two sandalwood trees were chopped off and one tree was left with most of its trunk cut by smugglers late last night at Kukkarahalli Lake. The smugglers used battery-powered wood cutters to cut the trees. However, they abandoned the booty as they could not chop the trunk into small pieces that can be carried….

Photo expo on ‘Kukkarahalli Lake Biodiversity’ from tomorrow
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Photo expo on ‘Kukkarahalli Lake Biodiversity’ from tomorrow

Mysuru:  Kukkarahalli Kere Ulisi Samithi has organised a Photo Exhibition on ‘Kukkarahalli Lake Biodiversity’  at Chai Patthe, #46, Vishwamanava Double Road, Saraswathipuram, here from Jan.26 to 28 between 10.30 am and 6 pm. Wildlife photographer duo Krupakar-Senani will inaugurate the expo tomorrow at 10.30 am. The expo has some interesting photographs of common as well…

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