After Jammu, Tree Talk to start in Srinagar from Sunday
25th program to be held at Emporium Garden
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 12: Tree Talk, a popular awareness program on forest flora and fauna of the state has finally reached Srinagar with 25th episode to be held on Sunday morning at Emporium Garden.
OP Sharma ka Vidyarthi, the host and senior official of forest department said, he was keen to start the program in Srinagar, a City blessed with “extraordinary natural beauty.”
“Morning time is refreshing to the mind and body as it connects to nature at its best, we see different colors in the surroundings…We develop intimacy with moods of nature, changing from season to season and get swayed by the mesmerizing beauty of the living world,” Sharma said.
To focus on the global concern regarding the conservation of forests and forest wealth, Sharma said, the Forest Department under an “innovative initiative of tree familiarity cum tree conservation campaign popularly nicknamed as Morning Walk with Tree Talk campaign was launched in City of Temples, Jammu on December 19, 2010.”
“It proved as a extraordinary popular community cum environmental programme wherein participants from all age groups and from all walks of life without any distinction of caste, creed and colour joined hands in the morning hours on Sundays to focus on the tree topic,” Vidyarthi said.
Based on discussions of all previous Tree Talks held in Jammu a compilation titled Tree Talk Travels was released by Forest Minister Mian Altaf who appreciated the endeavor.
Close to Durbar Move, however, some officials had tried to get the program closed. But finally the Forest Minister is understood to have given a go ahead for the program in the Valley as well.
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