Guest Lecture – Small Wild Cats of the World and Sri Lanka

Nature Beyond the Horizon, the Environment Society of Horizon Campus, Malabe, successfully organised its very first guest lecture on the 25th of April, 2017 at the Horizon Campus Auditorium. Guest Lecturer, Mr. Ashan Thudugala, founder of Save Fishing Cat Conservation project and co-founder of Small Cat Advocacy and Research organisation, conducted the lecture on “Small Wild Cats of the World and Sri Lanka, to provide awareness of community based conservation that could help save these species from local extinction, and in preparation of the upcoming Field Workshop on Small Wild Cat awareness. Donations collected from the audience were donated to Small Wild Cat Conservation through Mr. Ashan Thudugala.

Donation box for Small Wild Cat Conservation

The lecture participants providing donations

President of NatBeHo. Mr. Dinesh Sampath giving the welcome speech.

Advisor and Patron of NatBeHo, Mr. Medhisha Gunawardane introducing the Guest Lecturer

Guest Lecturer, Mr. Ashan Thudugala begining his lecture.

Small Wild Cats of the World and Sri Lanka

Road sign awareness of fishing cat crossings

The audience taking part in a live discussion with the Guest Lecturer

Attentive audience. Acting Vice Chancellor, Dr. Ruwan Perera and Dean, Faculty of Management Mr. Terrence kahapola arachchi had attended the lecture.

Attentive audience. Senior Academic Staff pictured.

Senior Treasurer of NatBeHo, Mr. Eranda Mandawala announcing the donations that were made by the Society.

Acting Vice Chancellor, Dr. Ruwan Perera on behalf of NatBeHo handing over donation to Guest Lecturer Mr.Ashan Thudugala for Save Fishing Cat Conservation Project

The Dean of the Science Faculty, Dr. Lekha Wanasekara on behalf of NatBeHo handing over donation to Guest Lecturer Mr.Ashan Thudugala for Small Cat Advocacy and Research Organisation

President of NatBeHo, Mr. Dinesh Sampath, handing over the Letter of Gratitude to Guest Lecturer, Mr.Ashan Thudugala.

Secretary of NatBeHo, Mr. Varuna Jayasinghe giving the Vote of Thanks and closing the event.

Members of Young Zoologist Association had arrived to take part in the Lecture.