Seminar on wetlands

Staff Reporter

KANNUR: A seminar on the ecological importance of wetlands, `kavus' (sacred groves) and hills will be held here on the World Forest Day on March 21 under the auspices of the Forest Department.

Announcing this here on Saturday, Assistant Forest Conservator O. Jayarajan said that the subject of the seminar was selected with the objective of drawing fresh focus on biodiversity habitats outside natural forests.

Agricultural scientist K.P. Prabhakaran Nair would inaugurate the seminar at the Chamber Hall at 10 a.m.