WELCOME TO MYRISTICA Season 3
The Department of Botany, Farook College is extremely delighted to invite you to the third season of State Level Ecological Festival, MYRISTICA Season 3 on 30th and 31st January 2019 at Farook College Campus, Kozhikode. Myristica is an annual Ecological Festival organized in connection with the 'United Nations International Decade of Biodiversity' (2011- 2020).
Farook College (Autonomous), Kozhikode is the biggest residential postgraduate institution in the state. The college is affiliated to the University of Calicut and is re-accredited at 'A+' Grade by the NAAC. This year also, the event is organized in collaboration with Malabar Natural History Society (MNHS) which is an independent non-governmental organization engaged in nature education, research and conservation in the state of Kerala.
Myristica Ecological Fiesta seeks to invoke the green spirit of the youngsters in the state and thereby reinstate Kerala's glorious past. It also aims to offer a unique experience rooted in contemporary visual art and technological marvels, and a platform to showcase and debate the latest scientific and artistic experiences of international relevance by promoting discussions among environmentalists, students, and the public.
This year, we are hosting The Big Quiz Junior (HS/HSS students), The Big Quiz (UG/PG/Int. PG students), 'Aranya' art expo, and 'Darppana' Online photography contest.
We welcome all nature lovers to the big Students' Ecological Festival in Kerala. Prof. John C. Jacob Award for the winners of the Big Quiz will be awarded at the end of the festival.
We solicit your esteemed presence and active participation in this festival, organized by students, for the promotion of values of biodiversity conservation among the student community.
Myristica malabarica (കാട്ടുജാതിയ്ക്ക) is the vulnerable wetland species of kerala included in Red List which may extinct in near future due to unsustainable wetland destruction & tourism .