Daylong bird fair held at JU

Published : 03 Feb 2023 10:01 PM

A daylong bird fair was held on the Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus with a view to raising mass awareness to conserve birds in environment.

JU Zoology department in association with Wild Life Rescue Center (WLRC), Bangladesh Bird Club, Aronnyok Foundation, Prokriti O Jibon Foundation and Bangladesh Forest Department organized the ‘Bird Fair-2023’ on Friday.

It was arranged on Zahir Raihan auditorium premises on the campus for the 20th time.

JU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Nurul Alam inaugurated the fair by releasing balloons at about 10:00 am.

The daylong fair was featured with bird identification competition, photography exhibition on birds, drawing competition for children, bird watching competition through telescope, quiz competition, annual report presentation on bird and award giving ceremony.

The JU Zoology Department is organizing this fair since 2002 with a view to raising mass awareness about preserving birds.