World Wildlife Day observed at UVAS

LAHORE: The Department of Wildlife and Ecology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) observed World Wildlife Day with the theme ‘Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet’ here on Wednesday. According to UVAS spokesperson, various activities including awareness walk, seminar and informative lectures were arranged to create awareness about wild fauna and flora among students and general public.

Department of Wildlife and Ecology Chairman Dr Arshad Javed led the walk while Prof Dr Athar Mahmud, Prof Dr Saima and a number of professionals, faculty members and students participated.

Dr Syed Muhammad Irteza from National Center of Geographical Information System (GIS) and Space Applications, Punjab University delivered a lecture on ‘Role of GIS and Remote Sensing in Forest Management while Dr Muhammad Zahid, Deputy Director Wildlife, Punjab Wildlife & Parks Department, delivered a lecture on ‘Sustaining People and Planet: Legislative Approaches.