GUWAHATI, July 6 - On the occasion of Van Mahotsav, the Assam State Zoo today organised �Nature�s Trail� in collaboration with Legends Society and Wildlife of Africa Conservation Initiative. The event was carried out with jungle trekking with a beautiful storytelling session by Minket Lepcha, filmmaker and storyteller and Akash Harizan, wildlife conservationist.
Zoo DFO Tejas Mariswamy and Nilima Brahma, president, Legends Society also participated in �Nature�s Trail� with the kids.
�Van Mahotsav is a festival dedicated to forest. �Nature�s Trail was organised to sensitise children about forests and to develop attachment and love towards trees so that they can be future saviours of forests,� the DFO said.
Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said it was a splendid initiative taken by the Assam State Zoo authorities to develop a sense of attachment of children towards trees.
�In line with the ongoing Van Mahotsav, this initiative gives out a positive message in respect of making the children aware of the vitality of the bio-diversity and enabling them to learn to conserve it for the generations to come and enjoy mother earth�s beautifulness,� Suklabaidya added.