World Migratory Bird Day – Myanmar
Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA)
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WMBD2017 was organized by BANCA at the Environmental Education and Sustainable Centre (EESC) in Bilin Township near the Gulf of Mottama. The BANCA education team prepared a poster, a banner, T-Shirts for the event. BANCA printed 150 T-shirts with two languages (Myanmar and English).
In total, 150 participants attended the WMBD 2017 event.
- BANCA organized for WMBD with the ( ) agenda.
- Presentation talks on the WMBD event and migratory shorebirds conservation and about the Spoon-billed Sandpiper.
- BANCA defined two groups for playing the games. BANCA organized a quiz game for choosing Spoon-billed Sandpiper poster which was created by the Hong Kong Bird Watching Society. Then students participated in a drawing competition and BANCA gave the award winner prize and kept their photos for display at the Education Centre.
After the event, the participants understood why there is a need to conserve migratory birds and the purpose of the world migratory bird day event, not only for Myanmar but also on the global level. In the future, the communities will be more actively involved in migratory shorebird conservation.