Aalo gears up for first-ever Bird Walk: “Feathers and Footsteps”

AALO, Feb 28 – Get ready for an exciting nature adventure as the West Siang District Administration teams up with ATREE-Siang to present the inaugural Aalo Bird Walk, titled “Feathers and Footsteps,” on March 2nd and 3rd, 2024.

This unique event has something for everyone, with educational talks on bird identification and conservation, along with a fun quiz. Join experienced birders and conservation scientists from ATREE on guided walks to explore the diverse bird species around Aalo.

The DC’s Office Conference Hall in Aalo will be the hub for pre-walk briefings, talks, the quiz, and the closing ceremony.

Ms. Mamu Hage, District Commissioner of West Siang and a passionate birder, expressed her excitement, saying, “We’re thrilled to partner with ATREE-Siang for Aalo’s first Bird Walk. It’s a chance for residents and nature lovers to connect with our feathered friends, encourage youth, and support conservation.”

Dr. Rajkamal Goswami from ATREE-Siang emphasized, “You don’t need fancy gear or special skills to enjoy bird watching—just a love for nature and a sense of wonder.”

Registration is free, and you can secure your spot by contacting Ms. Seena Karimbumkara at +919481722708 or scanning the QR code. Early registration is recommended due to limited space.

To keep it eco-friendly, the event aims to be plastic and waste-free. Bring non-disposable water bottles, comfy shoes, binoculars, and cameras if you have them. Let’s skip disposable items like chips and biscuits.

About District Administration West Siang District:
Committed to sustainable development and environmental conservation, the West Siang District Administration aims to improve residents’ lives while preserving the natural beauty of the region.

About ATREE-Siang:
ATREE is a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental conservation. The Siang team works with local communities to conserve Siang Valley’s forests and promote appreciation for its biodiversity. Learn more at www.atree.org.

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