ANJANERI CONSERVATION RESERVE
|Anjaneri Conservation Reserve, located in Nashik district, is about 30 kms from the holy city of Nashik. The area has been cleared by the State Board of Wildlife, Maharashtra in its recent meeting held in June 2015 to be notified as a Conservation Reserve. The area by virtue of significance of biodiversity has gained reputation over the years meriting this consideration. Folklore says that it is the birthplace of Lord Hanuman, and some say that during the transport of Sanjeevani Parvath had accidentally dropped off a part known as current Anjaneri is truly a repository of plants having medicinal importance. Anjaneri is the only abode of severely endangered Ceropegia anjanerica; Anjaneri's steep slopes to the western side offers home to the severely endangered species of Vultures, and the Nature Conservation Society Nashik has records of their presence for the past 10 years.