Monday, January 20th 2020 the head of Seribu Islands National Park, Badi’ah Said, M. Si welcomed Winter School Program 2020 in Pramuka Island to share about Thousand Islands history and it’s biodiversity.
As she knew the program would run in the island for 10 days she wanted to socialize the area and share information to the participants. Some information were about Thousand Islands zoning system, coral moangroves and seagrass monitoring, sea turtle as key species also conservation awareness in the area.
Knowing those information would give advantages for the participants because they have task that need to be done until the end of the program. The task that they need to do were consist of 5 topics of marine biodiversity and sustainability around Pramuka Island, an island in thousand island, so that they need so many information to collect the data.
Badi’ah also said it’s an honor to be visited by biggest university in this country that work together with international campus. She hope this Winter School Program would raise thousand sslands name in tourism and also gave consciousness for the local people to keep their environment friendly and healthy.
Yasman, as leader of the program shared about winter school activities so far in the island also the community engagement activity in local high school.
As to response that, Badi’ah said “I’m hoping so much from this Winter School Program will be the motivation for all the youth in island to reach their dream having education in good university, so their knowledge would be useful to protect and conserve their islands.”