“Beyond Boundaries” – Island Wide Tree Planting Programme

The Aquatic Club, Department of Zoology and Environmental Management, University of Kelaniya stepping beyond the boundaries of the university, organized a programme to plant 10,000 trees around the country in order to protect the biodiversity.

Symbolizing the project, 25 fruit trees were planted at the premises of the Faculty of Social Sciences on the 6th of June 2017. The occasion was graced by Prof. D. M. Semasinghe, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lakshman Seneviratne, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Ven. Dodamkumbure Dhammadassi, the Director, Student Affairs, Dr, U.P.K.Epa, the Director, Center for Sustainability Solutions and Dr. M. M. Goonethilake, Department of Economics.

Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS, Sections B and D), State Timber Corporation, Sri Lanka Police, National Dengue Control Task Force and Center for Sustainable Solutions have partnered with Aquatic Club. This project was coordinated by Dr. Rangika Bandara, the senior treasurer, Aquatic Club, University of Kelaniya.