World Environment Day is celebrated worldwide on 5th June every year and it presents us with an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of wetlands and conservation of Sarus crane. This year’s WED theme was “Connecting People with Nature”. On this eve UPL Sarus conservation project in collaboration with Nadiad Social forestry division had organized programme at Ecotourism centre, Pariej wetland. Mr. Ashwin Parmar, DCF Nadiad talk about the importance of environment in our daily life. Ms. Kantaben (Head Samrath Foundation), talks about Eco-friendly lifestyle. Mr.Mukesh Chaudhury (Agriculture officer, KVK Dethli) talks about relationship between agriculture and environment. UPL Sarus conservation project is part of ‘UPL Vasudha Programme’ with an objective to connect farmers (Known as Sarus Protection Group) with nature.