(Press Statement) Friday, July 28th is a day set aside to mark World Nature Conservation Day. Activities will hold across the world to raise awareness about Nature conservation and the impact of human influence.
Wildlife Africa Initiative is a wildlife conservation, research, education, and rescue initiative. The group has partnered with the Federal Ministry of Environment and the Nigeria National Park Service to mark 2017’s World Nature Conservation Day under the theme “Thank You Nature” on Friday, July 28th, 2017 at the National Park Service Headquarters, Airport Road, Abuja by 10:oo AM.
Deputy Director, Head, Wildlife & CITES Management, Department of Forestry from the Federal Ministry of Environment will be the guest speaker at the event. Nature Ambassadors will be selected and EcoClubs will be formed in schools represented during the event.
According to the group’s Director of Advocacy, ‘Seyifunmi Adebote, the “Thank You Nature” event, will be an opportunity for lovers of nature across Nigeria to connect with Nature. It also seeks to make the public have a clear understanding of the relevance of nature and natural resources to them while engaging the public in environmental conservation, education, and management.