Many rare and endangered wildlife species also breed in this area. The plant species found in the sanctuary include Prosopis cineraria, Prosopis juliflora, Acacia jacquemontii, Acacia nilotica, Aerva javanica, Salvadora oleoides, Capparisdecidua, Cassia sp, Calligonum polygonoides, Euphorbia prostrata, Saccharum spontaneum, Saccharum bengalensis, Tamarix aphylla, Zizyphus maauritiana, Zizyphus nummularia, Alhagi maurorum, Indigofera sp. Reed vegetation and Tamarix spp can be observed at the margins of these lakes.
The event aimed at imparting environmental education to students. It also focused on engaging youth in hands on healthy environment awareness, team building exercises and inculcating in them a sense of civic responsibility.
Students took part in beach cleaning at the green marine turtle nesting beach. The area is considered ecological important habitat for green turtle species. Students collected hundreds of bags of garbage from the area and cleaned around three kilometers of the beach.
Speaking on the occasion, Asad Shahbaz, Assistant Manager, Corporate Relations of WWF-Pakistan stressed the need to save mangroves forests in country which were facing multiple threats.
He further said that interactive sessions on key environmental challenges have proved very useful for the students. The program also incorporates various enhancement activities such as community service projects and a range of social and cultural experiences.
Naveed Ali Soomro, Assistant Manager, WWF-Pakistan said that excursion trip provided an outlet and exposure to students toward a positive activity to channel their energy.
He further said that children are the future custodian of precious natural resources of the country; therefore they should be provided such opportunities to learn about nature conservation.
Asif Ali Sandeelo, Communication Officer, WWF-Pakistan said that engaging students in these types of activities inspire and motivate them to contribute towards environmental conservation.
This event has provided a significant opportunity to students to know about environmental challenges confronting our country. He also remarked that wrappers and plastic bags thrown by visitors harm the turtle hatchlings and increase environmental degradation. WWF-Pakistan has engaged Access students for this exposure visit in the last month.
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