DDA organizes a nature walk to mark the 75th anniversary of independence | Delhi News

New Delhi: A nature walk was organized on Sunday at Yamuna Biodiversity Park by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) as part of the ‘Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations to commemorate 75 years of Indian independence .
Sunday’s nature walk, the second event in the DDA’s two-week program themed “Yamuna River Floodplain Rejuvenation”, was led by ornithologists from the Delhi Bird Foundation (DBF), a team of passionate ornithologists. The authority’s deputy chairman, Manish Kumar Gupta, took part in the march along with other senior officials.
“More than 100 participants including bird enthusiasts, nature lovers and DDA officers took part in this march who were split into groups led by DBF members,” a porter said. word of the DDA.
“About 90 species of birds were spotted by the groups which included resident species and migratory birds from various other countries flocking in and around the site,” he said.
“Over the years, DDA – in coordination with the Center for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems (CEMDE) – has worked hard to make Yamuna Biodiversity Park a hotbed of biodiversity in the city,” he said. .
The next event in the series is a “Jagrukta Abhiyaan” scheduled for February 26, which is an awareness program aimed at raising awareness about climate change and its impacts on daily life and activities, he said.

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