ATREE has set up Community-based Conservation Centres, or CCCs, to produceresearch pertinent to and usable by local communities and to provide a space for local communities to engage with us.
The CCCs support:
ATREE has five CCCs in the Western Ghats stretch, ranging in character from peri-urban to Protected Area forest to Ramsar wetland.
Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve, Karnataka
Agasthyamalai (Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve), Tamil Nadu
Vembanad Community Environmental Resource Centre, Kerala
Male Mahadeshwara Hills, Karnataka
(The CCC set up at Natham, Tamil Nadu,is now managed by site partner, CCD).