The 10th International Junior Forestry Contest (IJFC) 2013 organized by the Russian Federal Forestry Agency has taken place in Moscow and Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from 8-14 September 2013. A total of 35 participants from 28 countries took part, including Ms. Marion Robert Dass, a second-year student of the Bachelor of Forestry programme. This is the third time that the Faculty of Forestry and UPM participated in this exciting event.
Marion's project entitled “Frog Composition and Water Quality of Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve”, under the supervision of Dr Puan Chong Leong and Dr Siti Nurhidayu Abu Bakar, has made UPM proud when she was selected as the second place winner of the contest.
Mrs. Natalya Komarova, the Governor of Khanty-Mansiysk was giving an opening speech during the International Junior Forestry Contest (IJFC) 2013
Ms. Marion Robert Dass received the 2nd place award and a certificate from Mr. Panfilov Alexander Victorovich, Deputy Head of Federal Forestry Agency, Russia