The Gateway to Western Ghats is Coimbatore. It has always been known for its natural settings. From hills on a couple of sides, to several water bodies, and a wide variety of flora and fauna, the district is indeed blessed to be in the midst of such settings. The city is also very well known for its wonderful climate. The cool breeze one can experience here is perhaps one of the best stress busters after a hard day’s work. Whenever talking about natural settings and Coimbatore, how can one forget mentioning the majestic Western Ghats, which flank the city on its western and northern sides?
A prominent gateway to the Western Ghats
The Western Ghats running across the western stretch of India have always fascinated people. With its rich variety of flora and fauna, it is not surprising that it is counted among the top biodiversity hotspots in the world. Coimbatore in a way could be said to be a prominent gateway to the Western Ghats. Views of majestic mountain ranges can be found if one were to drive down places such as the Palghat gap, on Thadagam Road, or towards the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve. One can also find forest cover in places such as the foothills of the Nilgiris and the Veliangadu valley. These places are known for its diverse range of animal, bird and plant life.
Contribution to the development of agriculture
The region is also known for its water sources. Names such as Siruvani and Noyyal would be known to anyone familiar to Coimbatore. Then there are the equally popular Aliyar and Bhavani rivers, all of which have contributed towards the development of agriculture in the region apart from being sources of drinking water.
Listen to the message of Western Ghats
Have a keen look at the majestic mountains of Western Ghats, it reflects the positivity, never give up, bold and erect, expectation, fullfillment, sharing and caring, calmness, peacefulness, wonders and it adds a fresh feel to our day. Yes, it does ! It teaches the life values to tackle with the situation. All we need is to listen !!
The Camford Salutes
As the Camford Family we salute the nature and the care taken by the Forest department for maintaining our nature is heartily appreciable, our salutes and wishes. Most of the times Nature will be our great teacher unless we listen to it. So it is our sincere endeavour to teach students about the importance of protection of nature. Yes, little hands can do wonder! As one of the top CBSE schools in Coimbatore, our teachers have designed several activities, that help the students learn about the wide variety of flora and fauna found in and around Coimbatore. They range from trips to some of the important spots located in the Western Ghats to skits and essays based on nature conservation and activities such as planting of saplings, etc.