Celebrate International Day of Forests 2017

April 4, 2017 by Ishanda Senevirathne

March 21 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Forests, which promotes the importance of forests and trees in our lives. The day addresses issues such as deforestation.
International Day of Forests 2017 to promote the use of Wood for Energy, calling Forests “nature’s power house”. As the key messages of the day point out, forests are a traditional source of energy but are also considered to be the world’s biggest source of Renewable energy.
Jetwing St. Andrews organized an awareness program to parisara niyamubata school children of the Paynter Memorial School to celebrate the International Day of Forests, conducted a lectures regarding “importance of the highland forest in Sri lanka”, Tree planting programm and nature tour to Galways land national park.
Nuwara eliya Municipal council, Galways land Forest office and Tropical Climate Change Research & Education Center (tccrec) get together with Jetwing St. Andrew’s to make this event in successful manner.
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