Jayachandran Gets Sanctuary Wildlife Award

The Ooty-based conservation activist and long-term conservation partner of Wildlife Conservation Society, India, Jayachandran S has won the prestigious ‘Wildlife Service Award’ presented by the Sanctuary Nature Foundation.

He was honored for his pioneering work in key protected areas of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Since the last three decades, Jayachandran has been a key conservation leader in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and surrounding areas. In 1990, he started the Tamil Nadu Green Movement which has been actively assisting the forest departments in law enforcement and advocacy.