Serdang December 22th 2018 - A total of 85 volunteers’ student of Foundation Agriculture from Kolej Mohamad Rashid (KMR) Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has been sowing devote doing volunteer work to clean and maintain Conservatory Park held here today.
The program is organized by the team of college management with Majlis Tertinggi Mahasiswa Kolej Mohamad Rashid made the Conservatory Park as one of the location other than the Ayer Hitam Puchong Forest known as Sultan Idris Shah Forestry Education Center (SISFEC) to do charity work to establish the nature of volunteerism and improve the ability to interact with others and the environment. Thus, for achieving the objectives of the program there are several initiatives that have been carried out by the students in these volunteer activities. Among them are wedding, fertilizing, grazing and soil trimming, maintenance of nurseries and collecting dry leaves for compost fertilizer.
The program was launched by the Principal of Kolej Mohamad Rashid, Dr. Khairulmazmi Bin Ahmad and Director of Institute of Bioscience, Professor Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Omar is one of the efforts to assist in the redevelopment of the Conservatory Park which is being implemented by the University Agriculture Park (TPU) and the Biodiversity Unit. In fact, the energy contribution through student volunteering activities helps accelerate some of the jobs that require a lot of workforce contributions. Meanwhile, according to the Coordinator of the Biodiversity Unit, this program is a volunteer project that makes it a 'student park' and this activity can nurture and instill the love of the diversity of biodiversity resources found in the Conservatory Park as well as help students recognize this herb more.
In addition, volunteer activities can be deemed to boost the green campus sustainability initiatives to introduce UPM Conservatory Park as a park that brings together a collection of nearly 500 species of medicinal plants. Consisting of 11 zones and complete with nursery or nursery units, it is worth visiting visitors who want to get herbs for research and information on herbs and traditional medicine.
Overall, with this voluntary activity, it is hoped that it will provide opportunities for university students to polish leadership talent and to love the environment so that biodiversity resources are preserved and can be passed on to future generations.
Date of Input: 11/01/2019 | Updated: 11/01/2019 | azah
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