Planting Campaign Held by Central Wildlife Warden in Khanmoh Wildlife Sanctuary – Kashmir Reader

PAMPORE: A mass planting campaign was launched by the Central Srinagar Wildlife Division on Saturday as part of the J&K Green Campaign at Check Sangri Khonmoh Wildlife Area in Srinagar district.
The campaign was initiated by Wildlife Wadren Central Division, Altaf Hussain, who was warmly welcomed by his subordinates and volunteers in the area.
Environmental lawyer Nadeem Qadri, ranger Range Khrew, Khursheed Ahmad, DDC member Manzoor Ahmad and other wildlife officials were present on the occasion, officials told Kashmir Reader.
During the massive campaign, hundreds of plant saplings were planted in Check Sangri Khanmoh Wildlife Sanctuary.
Wildlife Warden Altaf Hussain, Nadeem Qadri, Ranger Khursheed Ahmad and Forest Department officials planted a number of trees. They marked the saplings with their nameplates.
Speaking to the Kashmir reader at Check Sangri, Wildlife Warden Dachigam Altaf Hussain said that they have started this campaign from today and the aim of this planting campaign is to make the environment own by planting as many trees as possible and also to protect wild animals. He said that they have planted most of the plants in the forest area which will provide food for the wild animals and hence the wild animals will be more reluctant to move to the settlements.
Wildlife Warden Altaf Hussain, Nadeem Qadri, Ranger Khursheed Ahmad and Forest Department officials planted a number of trees. They marked the saplings with their nameplates.
“The planting is carried out under the green mission of Jammu and Kashmir. This year, we plan to plant around 59,000 seedlings,”
Wildlife Warden Central Division Srinagar, Altaf Hussain, told Kashmir Reader, adding that the main point of the campaign is that it is being carried out with the active support of the local community.
He said they were supported by the local Sarpanch, environmental lawyer Nadeem Qadri, a member of the DDC, members of civil society, young green warriors and Nazir Banazir.
He said they want to set an example of how the support of locals is essential for forest conservation.
“The target is to plant 59,000 saplings this year at two closures, at this closure 30,000 saplings of fruit trees will be planted which will provide food for wild animals, conifers will also be mixed with them,” he said. he declares.





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