Balachandra Hegde

Balachandra Hegde
Ecologist and Educator

Balachandra Hegde is a Landscape Ecologist and practicing farmer from a remote village near Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. He is actively involved in wildlife and nature conservation across the Western Ghats for the last twenty-five years. He is presently working on understanding the impact of climate change on tropical forests and agroecosystems, with continuous monitoring in ecosystems.

He is also actively involved in developing nature-based holistic education facilities in a few schools of the Uttara Kannada district.