Fourth Edition of Namdapha Butterly Meet concludes at Namdapha National Park MIAO
By The Space
MIAO: Arunachal is home to thousands of flora and fauna that would attract many environment and biodiversity lovers around the globe. On 29th Sep 2021, the fourth edition of Namdapha Butterfly Meet was held wherein rare species of butterflies were captured on cameras and diaries. It has been reported that about 212 Species of Butterflies were spotted and discovered during the meet.
Why in the News?
Society for Education and Environmental Development, North East Institute of Folk Medicine, Pasighat and Namdapha National Park organized a cleanliness drive while on the butterfly meet wherein the aforesaid 212 species of butterflies were supposedly discovered.
Rare and beautiful butterflies, like Safron, Koh-i-noor, Yellow Veined Lancer, Zigzag flat, and more were recorded during the meet.
The event saw the participation of butterfly lovers from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telengana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Sikkim, Manipur and Assam, as well as students from different colleges and universities of the state.
Rajiv Gandhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru College Pasighat, Indra Gandhi Government College Tezu, Arunachal University of Studies Namsai, Namdapha Degree College Miao, and North East Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Nirjuli were among the institute from the state to participate in the butterfly meet.
Various activities like nature walk, talks on butterflies, and conservation were held during the three days meet at Deban camp of Namdapha Tiger Reserve (Namdapha National Park).
Several butterfly experts and scholars attended the meet and shared their valuable knowledge with the student participants.
A proper checklist through systematic study in the field was created at the end of the meet.
Miao Singpho Ramma Hpung congratulated SEED for successfully organizing the much significant butterfly meet and extended gratefulness to all the learned experts, scholars, and enthusiast students who participated and discovered some of the very rare species of butterflies found only in this part of the world.
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