XVII WII- FODS Wildlife & Environment Quiz organised at WII, Dehradun, 1st October, 2019


On the occasion of Wildlife Week, ENVIS Resource Partner (RP) on ‘Wildlife and Protected Areas’, at Wildlife Institute of India (WII) organised the annual ‘WII- FODS Wildlife & Environment Quiz’ for schools of Dehradun and Mussoorie. This was the 17th year of this quiz started in 2003 and is being held regularly ever since. The Friends of the Doon Society (FODS) collaborates with the ENVIS RP for this event. The quiz aims at spreading awareness about Forest, Wildlife, and Environment; and encourages the students to contribute to its conservation. Dr. A.J.T. Johnsingh, Former Dean, WII graced the occasion as chief guest.

18 schools participated with three members for each team belonging to Classes IX-XI. There was a preliminary qualifying written round and based on the marks obtained, six schools were selected for the audio-visual main round. Mr. Abdus Shakur gave a presentation on ‘Wildlife trade and what can be done on an individual level by the students to prevent that.’

Wynberg Allen, Mussoorie emerged as the winner taking with them the Samir Ghosh Rolling Trophy and cash prizes presented by the Friends of the Doon Society. ENVIS RP, WII presented the winning team, a Rolling Trophy, Book Prizes and Certificates. Dr. G.S. Rawat, Dean and Director, WII and Dr. A.J.T. Johnsingh addressed the gathering.

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