• A migratory bird awareness-raising campaign at Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

    Birds and Migratory Birds are Natural Resources; The responsibility of their conservation is mine, yours, everyone's – RU Pro-vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Sultan Ul Islam At the beginning of winter, the migratory birds arrive in our country's rivers, canals, banks, reservoirs and vast grasslands after travelling thousands of kilometres. These migratory birds flew a tough journey, and because of their arrival, the natural balance is preserved and our nature and environment become lively with their chirping sound. A campaign was conducted at Narikelbaria campus of Rajshahi University on Sunday (25th December, 2022) to raise awareness among all about the conservation of wildlife including migratory birds. Rajshahi University Pro-vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Md. Sultan Ul Islam inaugurated this campaign as the chief guest. Group photo of campaign participants ©️ University of Rajshahi, Banglades Dean of Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences of Rajshahi University and President of Bangladesh Livestock Society Professor, Dr. Md. Jalal Uddin Sarder presided over the campaign. Another Pro-vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Md. Humayun Kabir  attended as a special guest, RU Proctor Dr. Ashraful Islam, Assistant Proctor Ariful Islam and General Secretary of Bangladesh Livestock Society and President of Bangladesh Biodiversity Conservation Federation (BBCF), Rajshahi andRepublic of Korea Chief of Narikelbaria Campus, Md. Hemayatul Islam Arif, were also present among others. In this occasion, the staff of RU Narikelbaria along with various levels of teachers and students of the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science also participated in this event. Group photo of participants ©️ University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh During the event the guests said that their aim was to promote awareness activities among the public, visiting students and the general public of the concerned area, to learn about the benefits of migratory birds to our nature and to preserve their safe havens. The chief guest of the program Prof Sultan Ul Islam expressed his conviction to make the birds’ habitats more beautiful in the future. Article prepared by the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

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