Friday, March 27, 2009
On Thursday 26th March, 2009, ECO GROUP participated in the Second Wahiba Sand Cleaning Campaign (I am Very Green) in Bidya. ECO GROUP members participated in the cleaning session from 10 to 12 and then they gave a short lecture about using friendly bags with distributing some brochures about using less plastic. In the closing ceremony, ECO GROUP and its members were awarded certificates of appreciations with some gifts.
On Tuesday 24th March, 2009, ECO GROUP members visited Sultan Qaboos University to participate in the Agricultural Festival (Green Tide) organized by the College of Agriculture in Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). The group members visited the exhibition and attended some presentations and lectures about agriculture and the environment.
ECO GROUP visited the University of Nizwa and participated in the open day. In the closing ceremony, Abdulmajeed Al-Hashmi & Ahmed Al-Hashmi presented about ECO GROUP and its environmental activities. The guests and participants signed the longest environmental petition. ECO GROUP was awarded a certificate of appreciation from the university.