Forest Center of IITA celebrates ‘First-ever’ Nigerian Bird Festival

On 6 and 7 December, the IITA Forest Center celebrated the first-ever Nigerian Bird Festival with funding support from the AG. Leventis Foundation and US Consulate General, Lagos. The event convened students, ornithologists, environmentalists and nature lovers on the IITA-Ibadan campus, to celebrate birds and highlight the need to protect them and their habitats. Over…

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Picture of children being taught how to conserve nature.

IITA celebrates World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)—an annual global awareness raising event which highlights the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats, was celebrated at IITA on 10 May.