Wednesday. March 3. At 9.30, classes with UzhBA seminarians were held at ZOENTS. The purpose of the lesson was to get acquainted with the activities of the National Educational and Scientific Center, aimed at educating young people’s environmental awareness. The lecture was attended by about 25 seminarians and UzhNU staff: Assoc. Bokotey OM, Bilanich MM
The lecture was given by the director of ZOENTS O. Gerevich and the associate professor UzhNU Alexander Bokotey. The importance of environmental education and upbringing in society, the importance of the participation of Christian churches in the education of the environmental consciousness of man, were substantiated for the seminarians. Also, students of UzhBA were shown 3 documentaries about the activities of ZOENTS in the field of nature protection and educational work with student youth and about the global environmental challenges of today. ZOENTS is a leader in the development of environmental education for youth among all state and non-governmental organizations of Transcarpathian region. During the meeting the ways and directions of cooperation between the institutions were outlined, it was planned to take part in the organization and holding of summer environmental camps.
In addition, a short excursion to the Young Naturalists Station was held for the seminarians, where students became interested in a “live corner” with a variety of exotic animals: aquarium fish, reptiles, birds and mammals.
The organizers and seminarians liked the lesson and it is planned to continue the cycle of such educational activities.