Category Archives : Lucknow Ecology

New facilities for visitors at Janeshwar Mishra Park

Summers have set in and the first thing that comes to mind when we think of the season is the scorching heat. But there’s still some time before the harsh sun completely takes over and this makes it the perfect time to visit the lush green parks that cover the city. The onset of summers […]

Picture of Janeshwar mishra park - 400-acre green patch in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Goes Green with Plantation Drives

Uttar Pradesh Goes Green, Akhilesh Yadav Initiated Massive Plantation Drives  Forests impact our lives in many ways than we can actually imagine. From the vital air we breathe to useful wood we use, humans across the world depend on forests, the ecosystems and their by-products. Apart from providing shelter to the  wildlife, they are also […]

Gomti Riverfront Project: Restoring the glory of Gomti River

  At a time when most water-bodies are swamped with urban as well as industrial waste and are on verge of extinction, efforts are being made to revive the long lost splendor and beauty of Gomti River in Lucknow. The Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has initiated a comprehensive project for all round development, beautification and […]

A boat in the Gomti River at Lucknow

Pleasure trips around Lucknow: Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

  Not too far from Lucknow, the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is the best place for those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, located in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on the Indo-Nepal border, is a protected area incorporating Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary […]

Janeshwar Mishra Park 3

Lucknow has always had some beautiful public parks that have given the citizens countless memories from their childhood and college days to the time when they got married and later took their children to those very parks. Any Lucknowite could take a guess, we are talking about our Buddha Park, Hathi Park, Nimbu Park, Globe […]

picture of entrance to Janeshwar mishra park

Picture of aBlack-crested Bulbul perched on a wire in Lucknow

Bird Life in Lucknow

Lucknow is home to a variety of birds. From beautiful faakhtah (Dove) to melodious koel, from splendid pigeons to chirpy bulbuls, the list is endless. Birds have always been an inseparable part of Lucknow’s culture. For example, earlier Lucknow was known for “Kabootar bazi”, a type of pigeon endurance race. Nakhaas in Chowk area has […]