Seminar on Wetland Conservation

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Seminar on Wetland Conservation

2nd February 2019
College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur

Co-organized by the;

College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU)

Academy of Climate Change Education and Research (ACCER), Kerala Agricultural University (KAU)

Department of Fisheries Resource Management, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)

Department of Aquatic Environment Management, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)

Kole Birders Collective & Ozhukanam Puzhakal  (Campaign by Friends of Latha)

 

Celebrating World Wetland Day 2019

0945: Introduction to the Seminar

Dr. P.O Nameer, College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU)

1000: Talk 1: State of the world’s wetlands

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan, Department of Fisheries Resource Management, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

1030: Talk 2: Fisheries in the wetlands of Kerala

Dr. Dinesan Cheruvat, Department of Fisheries, Government of Kerala

1100: Talk 3: Lively Waters! An initiative to conserve aquatic biodiversity

Ms Priyanka Iyer, Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO)

1130: Talk 4: The role of mangroves in pollution abatement: a case study of mangroves of Kerala

Dr. Anu Gopinath, Department of Aquatic Environment Management, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)

1200: Talk 5: Climate change and wetlands

Dr. Abhilash S, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)

1230: Talk 5: Dragonflies as indicator of Wetland Health

Mr. Muhamed Sherif, Society for Odonate Studies, Kerala  

1300: Lunch

1400:Presentation of results of Kole Fish Count 2019, report release of Kole Odonata Survey 2018 & Valedictory session

 

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