Bhopal:Thursday, September 25, 2008:Van Vihar National Park is organising Wildlife Week-2008 from October 1 to 7, 2008. In the present scenario media has an important role to play in the conservation of forests as well wildlife. With this in view, a media workshop on conservation of forests and wildlife is being organised on October 5. Names of representatives for taking part in the workshop can be sent by September 30.
Van Vihar has felt the need that the management should sensitise the media on conservation even more so that misconceptions in the media can be removed. For this purpose, a workshop for journalists of print and electronic media has been organised by Van Vihar management on conservation of wildlife as well as forests on October 5, 2008 from 10 am to 2 pm. The topics of the workshop include ‘Forests and main wild animals of Madhya Pradesh’, ‘Wildlife management’ and ‘Media’s role in conservation of forests and wildlife’. Experts will give insight to the participants on these wildlife-related issues.
Conservator of Forests and Director, Van Vihar, Bhopal has appealed to Bhopal’s newspaper groups and electronic media channels to send the name of one each representative from their respective institutions for taking part in the workshop by September 30, 2008 positively. The names should be sent to the office of Director, Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal. Representative’s address and mobile number should be necessarily sent. Since the total number of seats in the workshop is 30, therefore, the principle of ‘first come, first served’ would be applied. Entries can also be sent through fax on the number 0755-2674278. For further details, contact can be made with assistant director Van Vihar on mobile number 94247090615 or 9229205020.