WORKING TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT
Himanshu Prem Joshi was part of the core team that planted 16,000 trees and 55,000 mangrove saplings and created the Maharashtra Nature Park (MNP) on a 37-acre garbage landfill in Mahim
Along with a horticulturalist and an assistant, he was the first education officer at MNP who developed its educational programs and designs
In 1994, Joshi along with other environmentalists ran a sixmonth-long campaign to protect the then Borivli National Park
The conservationists has been organising various nature camps, trails, slide shows, campaigns, street plays, and other educational programmes for youngsters
He took part in a 50-day walk across 1,200 km to promote conservation of Gir lions.