Meet the Team

While some of us have been interested since childhood, some have come forward with the firm determination to make a change — all for the greater good of saving a dying ecosystem and mitigating irreversible environmental damage.

Mihir Godbole

Mihir Godbole

Founder & Trustee

He feels that the grassland ecosystem is in dire need of protection due to rapidly growing cities and our myopic idea of development.

Pratik Joshi

Pratik Joshi

Member & Environmentalist

He believes that the right way to conserve wildlife is by creating awareness in society and by connecting the layman to the depth of the facts and wildlife research.

Siddharth Damle

Siddharth Damle

Member & Photographer

Given the alarming rate at which wildlife in most of Indian habitats is declining, more so in grasslands, he strives to spread awareness about wildlife by showcasing the wildlife by his photography skills.

Ameya Chandrachud

Ameya Chandrachud

Member

With his experience in the field of wildlife and administration, he wishes to make significant contributions towards conservation by taking part in all the trust activities.

Siddhesh Bramhankar

Siddhesh Bramhankar

Founder member

For more than 9 years, he has been wandering around Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan for in depth study of the wildlife.

Milind Raut

Milind Raut

Founder member

A true wildlife enthusiast, he has been doing extensive work on the grasslands around Pune since 2009, specifically on wolves.

Advait Phadke

Advait Phadke

Member

Advait uses his administrative skills for smooth functioning of the processes within the trust along with the field work.

Rohit Joshi

Rohit Joshi

Member

He enjoys tracking wildlife and proactively helps the trust with off-field tasks as well, with a primary intent to educate people about the importance of grasslands.

Viraaj Apte

Viraaj Apte

Founder & Trustee

He believes that awareness amongst the local community must be the first step towards wildlife conservation.

Vishwatej Pawar

Vishwatej Pawar

Founder & Trustee

He contributes to the trust creatively as a camera operator, video editor, speaker & social media manager.

Rohit Kolhatkar

Rohit Kolhatkar

Member

He firmly believes that preventing loss of habitats is the need of the hour.