Coorg flora and fauna society turned into found in 1980, with a intention of shielding flora and fauna in Coorg. The society has 800 participants in and out of doors Kodagu. Its efforts encompass the education of kids via establishing jungle visits, chook-watching, take a look at of bushes and flora, besides visits to remote regions to peer nature within the raw. No extra effect may be effected than the tuition of developing minds. Programmes consist of continuous dialogue with the maximum isolated farmer to make him recognize his vital function in his environment.
Selected regions of forests and rivers have been set apart as preserves and sanctuaries to nurture the growth of animals and fish. Hunting and fishing of any kind has been proscribed totally in these hallowed groves. The sound of express rifles and dynamite inside the forests is now nearly reminiscences of a nervous beyond. Prominent many of the denizens are tigers, elephants, sloth bears, bisons, spotted deer, black buck, as additionally wild pigs, rabbits and a host of other quadrupeds.
Reptiles too have incredible representatives within the form of King cobra, hooded cobra, Brussels Vapour, Krait rock python, iguana and reveal lizards. The society, mutually with the Forest College, Ponnampet is engaging in Environment Development Research at Nagarahole and the wooded area branch has also agreed to an offer to behavior a whole studies for a length of 5 years inside the East forest vicinity within the district. The society had published various books at the plant species and animals inside the Kodagu and also organised moutanineering at the western ghats within the district.