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Sri Lanka Environment Exploration Soiciety
Sri Lanka Environment Exploration Society
Sri Lanka Environment Exploration Society
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Leading school children to conservation activities.
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Previous Projects

Activities done with the participation of SAYEN (South Asia Youth Environment Network)

  • Commemoration of World Environment Day. Click here to view photos
  • Conducting a research on conservation of Puntius Bandula (a freshwater species) and Publication of a book.
  • Publication of Guidelines for documenting case studies.
  • Publication of Guidelines for Documenting Best Practises.
  • Publication of Youth in Water Conservation for Energy Conservation.

Self Funded Projects

  • Establishment of a network of school environment societies. Click here to view photos
  • Organizing environment related lectures, workshops, exhibitions and field excursions.

Environment Programmes

  • Study in Koskelaya forest in Polgahawela 92/06/28
  • Field visit of Kurulukelaya forest 92/07/14
  • Birds study around Thithawella Lake in Kurunegala 92/07/15
  • Organizing “Parisara Dakma” environment exhibition at Polgahawela town hall 93/03/12,13
  • Organizing a field training for bird watching at Thithawella Lake in Kurunegala 93/04/11
  • Flora and fauna study on Namalgamuwa forest reserve
  • Field Study in Horton Plains National Park 94/01/04,05
  • Investigating environment pollution due to a rubber factory in Udapola Estate, Polgahawela 94/03/26
  • Field excursion to study environment pollution in Udapola Estate, Polgahawela  95/03/03
  • Field study in Kurulukelaya forest 95/04/10
  • Organizing “Soba Seya 97” photography exhibition of the participants of photography course held by SLEES 97/07/09,10,11
  • Conducting a workshop on Project Proposal preparation at Kegalu Balika Vidyalaya
  • Recording radio programme on Derana FM channel on environment problems in Kurulukelaya and in Kegalle
  • Conducting environment workshops for Dikkohupitiya Suhada Youth Club 98/01/11
  • Conducting practical sessions of photography course at Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya 98/03/22
  • Studying impact for bio diversity in 12 forest reserves in kegalle
  • Conducting practical sessions of photography course at Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya 98/04/11
  • Distribution of energy conserving stoves to 50 families around Kurulu kelaya forest
  • Holding “Soba Seya 98” photography exhibition of the participants of photography course held by SLEES at town hall, Kegalle 98/09/06,07,08
  • Holding “Soba Seya 98” photography exhibition of the participants of photography course held by SLEES at town hall, Polgahawela 98/09/13,14,15
  • Environment Programmes
  • Establishing 2 medicinal herbal gardens in Kegalu Balika Vidyalaya
  • Conducting a lecture for students of Kegalu Vidyala on conservation of traditional medicinal herbs.98/10/14
  • Conducting a lecture for students of Kegalu Balika Vidyala on conservation of traditional medicinal herbs. 98/10/28
  • Field visit of photography course to Kelaniya Temple 99/01/30
  • Data collection of all forests in Kegalle District

School programmes conducted in collaboration with the Wildlife Trust

  • Deraniyagala Kosgahakanda MV  99/02/23
  • Bossalla MV 99/02/24
  • Kegalu Balika MV 99/02/25
  • Alapalawala MV 99/02/26
  • Kithulgala Kalyani MV 99/03/02