Kanchana Weerakoon
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Title or Role
Founder/President
Organization
Eco Friendly Volunteers
Bio
Graduated in natural science Mphil in Ornithology. Diploma in endangered species management at Kent Uni and Durrell in Jersey, UK. Founder of ECO-V and Journeys for Climate Justice. working toward nature conservation in Sri Lanka. 20 years more experience in research and Nature education programmes. Run youth training programmes for grass root level in Sri Lanka
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http://www.eco-v.org and journeysforclimatejustice.org.au
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Kanchana Weerakoon's Blog

Butterflies..and caterpillars

Our ECO-V kids and Nature programme is very popular among the kids and parents now. Last week I got a call from one parent. She said that her 8 years daughter is refusing to go for a party and to visit her family just because its the date for "Fun through Nature" programme. usually I conduct it on Sundays evening. I was so amazed and touched by that kid's concern. I never thought that they would be attached to the programme. So isn't it wonderful?. 

In last week, ECO-V "Fun through…

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Posted on June 17, 2011 at 3:50am

My effort in bringing back our kids to Nature

Thiresi Lama Hamuwa (Fun through Nature kids club) is the newly formed group for kids under age of 15 by ECO-V. This was a dream coming true for me as I have been planning to start an educational session for kids who were associated with ECO-V. I designed a separate environmental educational package for them with my new experience gained by working with children in Australia. After two months of my return, I am happy that I was able to start it. As a trial, I organized the New Year…

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Posted on May 30, 2011 at 2:30am

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At 8:18am on June 8, 2011, Suz Lipman said…
Hi Kanchana! Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm so glad you found us and hope you make yourself at home in discussions and groups. Our C&NN Connect International group and our Natural Teachers Group will no doubt interest you, among others. I'm so glad you shared about your Fun through Nature club. It looks and sounds fabulous. I hope you'll continue to share your activities, ideas and photos with us as well as find this a rich source of resources. Hope to see you here again very soon. Cheers!
 
 
 

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