US conservation initiative dedicated to Jadav Payeng
A major conservation initiative in the United States is honouring ‘Forest Man of India’ Jadav Payeng by dedicating a plantation ceremony in his name.
The Bridgewater Township Shade Tree Board (Team Arbor) and the Assam Foundation of North America (AFNA) have announced the tree dedication ceremony that will honour the internationally-acclaimed conservationist from Assam.
The community event in honour of Payeng will be held at Chimney Rock Park, Martinsville, on October 17. The event will include a memorial tree dedication, live music and a display of folk dance forms of Assam.
Dainik Janambhumi News Paper 12/10/2015 : http://dainikjanambhumi.co.in/12102015/index.php