Events Celebrating World Environment Day 2013 in Kathmandu This Week #WED2013

A tree, with whiter butterflies by artist Milan Rai, being cut in Kathmandu city for road expansion.  Photo: White Butter Movement

A tree, with whiter butterflies by artist Milan Rai, being cut in Kathmandu city for road expansion. Photo: White Butter Movement

White Butterfly Movement

Date: June 3, 2013.
Time: 1:30 PM – 4PM
Venue: Shaheed Gate to Babarmahal.
What its about: “The Government is cutting down 1200+ trees along Koteshwar-Kalanki in the name of Development. When the Government itself loses vision, Citizens have to rise and show Gov. the way.”

“We, the Independent & Responsible Citizens of this city, will collectively buy saplings worth Rs. 100 each & lead a procession to the Department of Roads, Babarmahal; where we will pledge to nurture the saplings at our homes.”

Contact – Milan Rai – 9808058913, Summi – 9813791451, Diwash – 9841298400, Sun Depp – 9813855743, Pukar – 9841028382, Pratik – 9849918835, Shristi – 9849868352, Ishaana – 9801044043

Nepal Environment Week

Date: June 1, 2013
Time: 8:00~10:00 AM
Event: Grand Opening through mass cleaning of Bagmati River and awareness program
Venue: Shankhamul to Thapathali
Event Coordinate By: High Powered Committe for Integreated Development of the Bagmati Civilization (HPCIDBC) & Bagmati Sewa Shamiti

Date: June 2, 2013
Time: 8:00~11:00 AM
Event: Releasing fish in Bagmati River (Guheshwori To Pashupati BarmanalArea)
Venue: Guheshwori, Kathmandu
Event Coordinate By: Global Peace Association (GPA-Nepal)/ River of Peace Campaign (RoPC)

Date: June 2, 2013
Time: 2:30~4:00 PM
Event: Seminar on Bio-Fertilizer
Venue: GPA Hall, 93 Shantamarga, Kamaladi, Kathmandu
Event Coordinate By: Microbiological Research Organization Nepal (MiRON)

Date: June 3, 2013
Time: 6:00~12:00 AM
Event: Bird Watching & Hiking
Venue: Sundarijal
Event Coordinate By: Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN), Friends of Birds(FoB), SUN-Nepal/Youth Alliance for Environment (YAE)

Date: June 3~ 5, 2013
Time: 2:00~5:00 PM
Event: Environment Film Festival
Venue: Russian Culture Center, Kathmandu
Event Coordinate By: Clean Energy Nepal/ Nepalese Youth for Climate Action (NYCA)

Date: June 4, 2013
Time: 7:00~10:00 AM
Event: Morning Procession (Prabhat Feri)
Venue: Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu
Event Coordinate By: Non-Government Organisations Federation for Environment Conservation (NGOFEC Nepal)

Date: June 5, 2013
Time: 7:00~10:00 AM
Event: Environmental & Sanitation Awarness Rally
Venue: Harishiddhi –Thaiba- Harishiddhi, Lalitpur
Event Coordinate By: Centre for Integrated Urban Development (CIUD)

Date: June 5, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM
Event: Tree Plantation
Venue: Guheshwori, Kathmandu
Event Coordinate By: Environment Club, Rato Bangala School

Date: June 5, 2013
Time: 3:00~5:00 PM
Event: Cleaning & Flash Mob(Awareness through Street dance)
Venue: Basantapur Area, Kathmandu
Event Coordinate By: National Cultural & Education Foundation (NCEF Nepal)/ Better Community & Family
Association (BCFA)

Date: June 5, 2013
Time: 11:00~3:00 PM
Event: Thematic Workshop
Venue: TBD
Event Coordinate By: Nepal Environment Society/Central Department of Environmental Science (CDES), Tribhuvan University

Date: June 6, 2013
Time: 7:30~10:00 PM
Event: Grand closing of Nepal Environment week
Venue: Pashupati Aryeghat, Nepal
Event Coordinate By: Nepal River Conservation Trust (NRCT)

EcoFair 2013.

EcoFair 2013.

Laxmi Bank Presents Nepali Times Eco Fair 2013

Date: June 5 – 7
Time: 10 am-6 pm
Venue: Nepal Academy Premises, Kamaladi, Kathmandu
Exhibitor Profile: Environmental projects, Campaigns, Eco friendly Services, Sustainable Ideas And Practices, Live Eco Friendly Demonstrations, Rain Water Harvesting, Recycled and Lokta Paper products, Pottery, Traditional Crafts, Bio briquettes, Sustainably Harvested Medicinal And Aromatic Plants, Organic Foods and beverage, Energy savings lights, Social and Eco Tourism, Electrical Vehicles, Solar Energy, Bio Energy, Hydro Power Firms, Micro Hydro Power Service Providers and Cooperatives, Other forms of alternatives, Eco friendly products for visitors and consumers to purchase.