A UPVHA team visited Hulas Khera wetland on World Wetland Day on 2 February 2023 to participate in an event aimed at raising awareness about the ecologically precious site of Hulas Khera.
Barabanki District Forest Officer Ravi Kumar Singh and Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Professor Venkatesh Dutta delivered a lecture on environmental and cultural significance of the wetland. The challenges facing the conservation of the wetland complex were not only heard in the lecture delivered but were also visible in the excursion of the site.
Given these challenges, it became essential that the local communities were involved in the conservation efforts and their participation was motivated by a desire to protect their own natural heritage.
The event ended with the adoption of the wetland complex by UPVHA for the conservation of this important site which forms part of our collective natural heritage.