Wednesday, July 23, 2008

ECO-V in JULY - Kanchana and Harsha at SCB conference

Month of July has been very busy for everyone at ECO-V. Harsha went to USA at the end of June to participate in the training on Conservation issues as a part of the CLP award we won this year. Later, Kanchana joined him at 22nd Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) conference which was held in Chattanooga, Tennessee USA from 13th 17 th July. Kanchana will be back only in the beginning of August as she is participating in a training on GIS soon after the conference in the same venue. She will then visit Florida and Pennsylvania to discuss with Dr.Rudy about the Purple Faced Langur project and ECO-V training programmae for young rural conservationist with the support of Kate Stoke Memorial award.
Harsha returned home after a successful training yesterday with the equipments donated by Idea Wild to support the CLP. He has already left to Udawalawa to do the ground work with his new experience for the CLP before Kanchana returns.we will update everybody about our progress once kanchana returns from USA.