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Feb 10, 2011 - Another visit to Kolzari Project, Feb 7-9, 2011

Thursday, February 7-10, 2011, Nagpur, India It's my last day in Nagpur. I fly tonight to Hyderabad and then leave from there for home on Saturday early morning. Will arrive in Toronto evening of the 12th. Will stay overnight and fly home early afternoon on Sunday (2:35 pm on Air Canada). I've so appreciated the time I've been able to spend with Rucha, to share her and Suresh's way of life for a couple of weeks, and to learn more about Rucha's work, especially the Kolzari project. I just finished preparing a PowerPoint progress report for...

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Jan 28, 2011 - Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, January 27, 2011

January 27, 2011, Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Chandrapur DistrictSpent the morning sitting on the deck writing about my observations of the Kolzari project. Forrest Fleischman, who is doing his PhD on the attitude of forest officers in India, came with his interpreter to join us for lunch and our visit to the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. It took us almost 2 hours to get there through the city of Chandrapur, which Rucha says has the reputation of being one of the dirtiest cities in India because of coal mining. I didn't notice that it was...

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Jan 27, 2011 - Kolzari Project, Jan 26-27, 2011

January 27, 2011, The Kolzari Project near the village of Bhagwanpur (formerly Botezari and part of Kolsa) in the Chandrapur District of Maharashtra We arrived at the SHODH Institute's Kolzari project via our rented car and driver (when you rent in India you also get the driver) about noon after a 3 1/2-hour drive from Nagpur. It was hot (about 33 C), hot enough for a nap after lunch on a cot on the deck in front of the "eco-hut" that was built just a few months ago. It is so quiet here--it reminded me of being at Fairyland. It was the...

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