India’s largest open air fernery inaugurated in Uttarakhand
On 12th September 2021 (Sunday), India’s largest open-air fernery has been inaugurated in Ranikhet of Uttarakhand state.
- The main purpose of it is to conserve fern species and also is to raise awareness about their ecological role and promote further research.
- The Ranikhet fernery is having 120 different types of fern.
- it is spread over four acres of land at an altitude of 1,800 meters.
- The Research Wing of Uttarakhand Forest Department has developed the facility under Central Government’s CAMPA scheme, and took three years to develop.
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