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Monday, 03 June 2019 05:23

WNPS holds 125th AGM today

The 125th Annual General Meeting of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society will be held today, Sunday, May 26, at the Lecture Hall #08 of the Sri Lanka Foundation, #100, Padanama Mawatha,Independence Square, Colombo 7, at 5 p.m.

The WNPS has, for 125 years, been in the forefront of the conservation movement in Sri Lanka. The third oldest non-governmental wildlife conservation organization in the world, it was responsible for the setting up and administration of the first National Parks, Wilpattu and Yala. It was also instrumental in the setting up of the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) and in the formulation of the Fauna & Flora Protection Ordinance (FFPO), the primary conservation legislation in the country.

All Ordinary Members and Life Members are entitled to attend and vote at the AGM. Junior and Honorary Members may attend but are NOT entitled to vote.

Admission to the meeting will be on production of a valid membership card. The WNPS invites all members to attend. A time of fellowship will follow after the AGM.