9th Oct 2019 10:10:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Maksam Tayeng

PASIGHAT, Oct 9: Along with rest of the country and state, Wildlife Week was observed at Berung village, located on the fringes of D. Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary on Sunday last.
Celebrations were conducted with enthusiasm under the chairmanship of the 2nd Head Gaon Burah, Olom Panggeng, participated by the villagers including students of the Primary School Berung. All the speakers assured wholehearted cooperation to the D. Ering Wildlife Division, Pasighat for preservation, conservation and protection of wildlife in the sanctuary. They also spoke about the need for minimizing any kind of hunting. 
Divisional Forest Officer, D. Ering WL Sanctuary, Tasang Tasa sensitized the villagers and students on the importance of co-existence of human beings with the animal kingdom and appealed them to play a proactive role in protecting wildlife of the sanctuary. He also briefed them about the tourism potentialities of the sanctuary which will give them direct and indirect benefits, besides reminding the need to minimize the use of plastic in daily life. 
Range Officer, Sibiyamukh Range, Domek Koyu also advised the villagers to be more sensitive in protecting wildlife. State Board for Wildlife Member, M. Tayeng urged the villagers to come forward in helping the department in controlling hunting activities in and around the sanctuary and presented a Power Point Presentation on the importance of wildlife. Tayeng also took reference of the recent incident of hunting of a sambar deer in Lower Dibang Valley and urged the officials and staff to give proper care to the protection of the sanctuary.
Earlier a painting competition on plastic was also held among the students where three students, namely, Tutu Taki, Ayang Mengu and Ralbom Perme hailing from various schools were awarded prizes.

Kenter Joya Riba

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