Urban Community Forest allows city folk to get closer to nature

(From left) Nor Akhiruddin, Goh, MNS former president Tan Sri Dr Salleh Mohd Nor and Kuala Lumpur City Hall executive director (project management) Datuk Mahadi Che Ngah at the soft launch of the Urban Community Forest initiative in Federal Hill.

MALAYSIAN Nature Society (MNS) launched its Urban Community Forest (UCF) initiative to empower local communities to protect their green spaces.

It was held at the MNS headquarters in Jalan Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur, which is part of the 74.4ha Federal Hill, the last remaining green lung in the city centre and itself situated in a heritage building that once housed the National Science Centre.

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