Croaking Monsoon is the signature program of Environment Protection and Study Center (ENPROSC) organized in collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Nepal (WCN), Companions for Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal (CARON) . The research is carried out using CITIZEN SCIENCE approach which is a key to connecting science to local communities. The research targets a enthusiasts and participants representing different academic and other institutions of Nepal. Croaking Monsoon was initiated with the aim of studying amphibian diversity in Kathmandu valley. With significant success in our past programs the project has now been expanded to enthusiasts from throughout the nation. As of 2020, the program is coordinated through provincial and district coordinators appointed for all 7 provinces and 51 districts in Nepal. As the program is initiative promoting citizen science base, enthusiasts are encouraged to participate in the program by sending the photos and location details (habitat, GPS, location including other) in an online platform.
The overwhelming positive responses in the past along with the multiple media coverage to the project can be found in ENPROSC’s website. The project which has now gained popularity among young conservation enthusiasts is a result of tireless efforts from all the members, partners, volunteers and supporters. ENPROSC takes pride in the project that is now been running in its fourth consecutive year. The project has contributed in training hundreds of of youths in field herpetology and conservation in Nepal and is now expanded to a national level from 2020. Please keep checking the opportunities tab or our social media pages to get to know more about the project and how you can be involved. The project has welcomed participation and contributions from all enthusiasts time and again through different stages.
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