Nilgiri Wildlife and Environmental Association (NWEA)

Nilgiri Wildlife and Environmental Association (NWEA) is a NGO in Ooty working to preserve wildlife and natural resources in Nilgiri hills. The association has 500 members and have its head office in Ooty. Started in the year 1877 and became the first wildlife conservation organisation in india. The association also won the Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Conservation Award for 2003. The major programs of the association includes...

Programs on environmental education,
Tree planting,
Bird watching,
Animal census,
Soil conservation
and arrange treking parties to Mukurthi National Park