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A Field Workshop on “Tropical Forest Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation” for undergraduate students in the Environmental Management Program of Colby College, Maine, USA was held at the Yagirala Forest Research and Conservation Education Center on 15th & 16th January 2018. The program was organized by Dr. Priyan Perera and hosted by the Center for Sustainability of the Department...
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Center for Sustainability, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science of University of Sri Jayewardenepura  and MAS Active signed a MOU on developing 5 acres of Yagirala University managed forest as a Herbal garden on 29th August 2017 at vice chancellor’d office Board room . Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice Chancellor  signed the MoU on behalf of...
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Center for Sustainability of University of Sri Jayewardenepura had organized a tree planting program at Yagirala to celebrate the World Environment Day 2017 on 5th June 2017.  
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Reforestration of Yagirala
Materializing the MoU between the Stretchline (Pvt) Ltd and Center for Sustainability (CFS) of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science – USJP, restoration of 3 acres of degraded forest in Yagirala Forest was initiated on 5th May 2017. Representing Stretchline (Pvt) Ltd, about 20 delegates including the management of company’s sustainability division participated this...
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“JUNIOR NATURALIST” conservation education program for students of Colombo International School was held on 29, 30 & 31 March 2017 at the Yagirala Field Research and Conservation Education Center for the third consecutive year. The program aimed at providing hands-on learning about tropical forest ecosystems as a way to inspire positive environmental stewardship. More than...
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Memorandum of understanding was signed between the Stretchline (Pvt) Ltd and Center for Sustainability (CFS) of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura to restore seventeen (17) acres forest in Yagirala forest reserve on 3rd February 2017 at the board room of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Under this agreement, approximately 17...
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Isuru wildlife sysmposium
Isuru Udayanga Kariyawasam, Lecturer at Department of Botany Won “THE BEST PRESENTER AWARD” at the Annual “WILD LANKA” SYMPOSIUM (2016) organised by the Department of Wildlife Conservation, Sri Lanka for his paper on Bryoflora at Yagirala Forest Reserve. Isuru thanks Department of Botany, Department of Forestry & Environmental SciencWue, USJP, the National Herbarium, his research student...
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JUNIOR NATURALIST Program for Colombo International School students were conducted at Yagirala Univeristy Forest and Feild Research station on 17, 18 & 19 June 2015. The Program was conducted for Grade 6 Students of Colombo International School by Center for Sustainability at Department of Foresrtry and Environment Science, University of Sri Jayewardeneapura. Dr Pirayan Pererea...
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Giant Pangolin is the largest living pangolin in the world. In Sri Lanka, researchers found a pangolin that is more than the maximum body weight and size that is currently reported. Research team revealed the discovery to the media for the first time that the world’s largest pangolin was found in Mannar, Sri Lanka. In...
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