Field Trip to Eco Park, Sitakunda
A group of 120 students and three faculty members went on a field trip to Sitakunda Eco Park and Botanical Garden on 25th July 2019. The trip is organized by the Department of Environmental Science and Management, Independent University, Bangladesh. The main objective of this fieldtrip was to enhance the knowledge of the students on biodiversity and different natural sites and to explore potential threats to natural tourism sites in Bangladesh arising from unsound practices. Students visited the different facilities including orchid house and rose garden at the beginning of the trip. The students also participated in a guided trekking to a waterfall inside the eco park. Faculties of the respective courses, Md. Ekhtekharul Islam, Saquib Ahmad Khan and Dr. Sadia Nazneen Karobi guided the students throughout the trip.