“Conserve Sri Padha Garbage Clean Up – සමනල අඩවිය සුරකිමු කසල සුද්ද කිරීම” is a collaboration of different government organizations, citizen groups and nature loving individuals to clean the dumped garbage at the world famous Sri Padha pilgrimage site. This area is a biodiversity hotspot of Sri Lanka being a part of the Peak wilderness sanctuary which is a tropical rain forest that spreads over a land of 224 square kilometers. This is Sri Lanka’s 3rd largest sanctuary as well. It is also the birthplace of Kelani, Kalu, Walave rivers and many tributaries of the river Mahaweli.
We expect volunteers and organization to join with this peaceful, environmentally responsible cause to protect this biodiversity hot spot for our future generations.
Green Map Sri Lanka is a project by Big Heart Foundation which focuses on Protecting Natural Resources & Wild Life in Sri Lanka.
Wastebusters of Sri Lanka is a citizen-driven movement who practically show how to reduce, reuse and recycle plastics and polyethylene for a garbage free, environmentally safe Sri Lanka which is a mandatory part of sustainable development and consumption.
A bus will be arranged for participants from Colombo – Nallathanniya on 27-05-2017 and return the same night. A transport fee of Rs. 500 will be charged per participant. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Transport on the 28th will not be provided. Volunteers who stay overnight and resume the work on 28th need to find their own transport facilities.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of participants and contact information including name and contact number to arrange logistics.
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Rohana k Amarakoon