WILD LENS, a group established for safeguarding the wildlife in the University of Hyderabad (UoH) campus and working for the enrichment of campus biodiversity organized a “Nature Walk”. This walk was conducted to create awareness in the University Campus community about Protection of Wildlife and its Biodiversity. The group has visited lakes, natural rock formations, and discussed about the protective measures of wildlife and preservation of natural water bodies.
Some of the places visited by the group include the Peacock and Buffalo lakes, Rocks at Buffalo lakes, Tree house, Mushroom rock and the old Nursery.
University of Hyderabad area is considered as rich heritage site with one of the Heritage Natural Rock called Mushroom Rock. It is one among the Ten Heritage Rocks in the City according to Archaeological Survey of India.
– Jillapalli Ravi, PhD scholar in Life Sciences