A group of school children from several schools in Guwahati today were taken out on a nature trail programme at Deepor Beel Ramsar Site here at the initiative of Aaranyak, a premier bi-diversity conservation organisation in the Northeast.
The children were exposed to wonderful experience of bird watching by experts and volunteers of Aaranyak who also hosted a group discussion and quiz on tiger as part of the event.
The nature trail programme was organised as part of ‘Kids for Tiger Conservation’ programme with partnership of Aircel and Sanctuary Asia magazine, according to Manas Kumar Bhattachryya, city coordinator of Kid for Tiger.
Aaranyak’s biologist Namita Brahma and educator Dhruba Jyoti Kalita led the eight-member Aaranyak team that helped the school children make most of the event.
Total 36 school children from various city schools including International School Guwahati, Sankardev Shishu Niketan,Beltola,Bongaon, Bal Bhartis Public School, Panchadeep Jatiya Vidyalaya, Maharishi Vidyamandir-V, Dakshin Gaon High School, Progoti Jatiya Vidyalaya, Maharishi Vidyamandir Senior Secondary School, Maharishi Vidya Mandir-II, K.K. Memorial English High School, Parijat Academy, Sankriti The Gurukul, ASEB High School.
About twenty teachers and parents of the school children also took part in the nature trail programme to share experience with the children.