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EcoSikh President Dr. Rajwant Singh released a study of Native Forest Species of Punjab at the state level webinar, which was organised in celebrations of International Day for Biological Diversity, jointly hosted by EcoSikh Punjab Biodiversity Board.
This study was conducted to find the native forest plant species in order to enlist them and promote them in future plantation events in order to conserve them.
EcoSikh forest makers conducted 6 forest surveys in different regions of Punjab under the guidance of experts from Afforestt. This study presents 51 names of indigenous species found during those surveys.
This study also enlists 92 names of native plant species that were planted in the previous year in Guru Nanak Sacred Forests and the names of 27 rare/endangered species preserved in Guru Nanak Sacred Forests are also given.
This study also highlights the efforts that EcoSikh made in the preservation and restoration of Punjab’s Ecosystem.
This document was released in the presence of eminent members of the webinar panel, namely Padam Shri Baba Sewa Singh Ji Khadoor Sahib, Sh Pradip Krishen, Dr. Sheetal Amte, Dr. VB Mathur, Dr. BV Umadevi, Sh. Alok Shekhar, Dr. Jatinder Kaur Arora, and Dr. Rajwant Singh.
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