GUWAHATI: The three-week-long international course on applied environmental education organized in Guwahati by ‘Aaranyak’, in association with Environment Education and Conservation Global (EECG), the USA and Satpuda Foundation (India), concluded on February 17.
The course was started on January 28 where 20 participants from India, Nepal, Myanmar and Indonesia took participated. The course was organized for the first time in the Northeast India under the joint effort of Environment Education and Capacity Building Division (EECBD) and Manas Tiger Conservation Programme (MTCP) of Aaranyak. The EECBD is the oldest division of organization which has been working to promote eco-literacy in the Northeast India since the inception of Aaranyak.
The ceremony was graced by Dr. L.R. Bishnoy, IPS, Additional DGP of Assam Police, A.K. Johari, PCCF and Member Secretary, Assam State Biodiversity Board; Dr. Sugoto Roy, Coordinator, ITHCP, IUCN, Edward J McCrea, President, EECG and Course Instructor, Dr. Augusto Medina, former President of National American Association of Environmental Education and a few others.
As a part of the field work, the participants also developed various media for communication with the local communities.
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