Handbook for Nature Guides
by Payal Mehta and Harsha Jayaramaiah
Published: May 2022, Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore
This handbook features guiding techniques and ethics in tourism that are essential for all responsible nature guides. Guiding is as much about dealing with people as it is about natural history, and through this handbook, Payal and Harsha give us some tips to be a better bridge between nature and guests.
If you are a beginner nature guide or are interested in nature guiding as a profession or hobby, this book is for you!
Tips on becoming a good nature guide
Introduction to guiding techniques
Nature-related book recommendations
Supporting conservation outreach in India
The Western Ghats programme of NCF focuses on human impacts on wild species and habitats, biological surveys, human-wildlife conflict research and mitigation, and ecological restoration. Proceeds from the sale of these products help support the work of NCF in Western Ghats.