Staff Reporter

KOLLAM: As a prelude to the Wildlife Week celebrations from October 2 to 8, the Nehru Yuva Kendra will organise State-level seminars and an adventure trek through the forests. District co-ordinator of the Kendra B. Ali Sabrin said the aim of the programme was to ensure youth participation in wildlife protection and eco- conservation.

A seminar will be held at Chadayamangalam on September 18. Adoor MP Chengara Surendran will inaugurate it. Director of Gandhigram University M. Sivaraman will deliver the keynote address. A total of 100 youth will participate in the seminar. On September 19, a rock-climbing expedition will be held at Jadayu Paara in Chadayamangalam in association with the National Adventure Foundation.