Dr. Satish Pande
Green Teachers Awards
A dedicated teacher, Dr. Pande is a bird lover and a Doctor from Pune. Though a doctor by profession, he has also conducted many studies on birds that have been published in several reputed journals in the field of Ornithology. Dr. Pande is the Founder President of the ELA Foundation, an NGO devoted to nature conservation and education. He has also authored numerous books on birds, including Birds of Western Ghats, Konkan and Malabar and the latest one being Birds of Lonavla – Khandala. Under the banner of ELA Foundation, he conducts the unique Certificate Course in Basic Ornithology. The course is running since 2003 and more than 600 participants have completed the course successfully.