Nature’s Orientation Initiative, a nature’s camp initiated for the students of the nearby villages of Kaziranga National Park concluded recently. It was held at the guest house of the Forest Department situated at the Bagori range of the park.
Several eminent environmentalists and wildlife experts conducted interactive sessions with the participating students at the three-day nature camp. Apart from exposure interactions, the students were also taken for sightseeing inside the national park. As many as 47 selected students from 29 fringe villages of Kaziranga National Park participated in the camp.
The camp was inaugurated by the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Kaziranga National Park, Rohini Ballav Saikia. A booklet titled ‘Kaziranga’s Diary’ published by the Kaziranga National Park authorities was also released on the occasion.
The camp also witnessed attendance of significant members of WWF, Corbett Foundation, Green World Campaign, Aaranyak, Wildlife Trust of India and senior journalists in the wildlife sector. These eminent personalities shared various experiences and imparted awareness about conservation of nature and wildlife.
The participants of the camp were also taken to Panbari Reserve Forest for bird watching.