World Migratory Bird Day Celebration, 12 November 2018, Cambodia

On 12 November 2018, Department of Freshwater Wetlands Conservation of General Directorate of Administration for Nature Conservation and Protection, Ministry of Environment of Cambodia in collaboration with Secretariat of East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia, BirdLife International-Cambodia Programme, and NatureLife Cambodia organized the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2018 at one of the potential Flyway Network Sites called Ang Trorpang Thmor Protected Landscape (Sarus Crane reserve) located in Phnom Srok district, Banteay Meanchey province. The purposes of the event are:

-To promote concept of EAAFP
-To educate the public to conserve Sarus Crane and other migratory birds
-To encourage local and public to engage in conserving migratory birds along its flyway
-To promote the value of wetlands and the migratory birds

There were approximately 150 attendees who are officials from Ministry of Environment, Department of Environment of Banteay Meanchey province, site manager, rangers, local authorities, local people, Pong Ror primary school teachers, and students as well as NGOs partners working on natural resource and wetland conservation.

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