July, 26 2024

international mangrove conservation day


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Weekdays – 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Saturday – 8.00 AM to 1.00 PM

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Welcome to the World of Mangroves

We are Closed On Poya Days & Sundays



Mangroves are home to a vast array of plants and animals, some of which are found nowhere else on Earth. By learning about mangroves, children can gain an understanding of biodiversity and the interconnectedness of different species.

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Connect with Nature

Engage in nature-based activities: Activities such as bird watching, gardening, or nature photography can help you develop a deeper appreciation for the natural world and its beauty

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"Together with Mangroves

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Lanka Mangrove Museum

Welcome to the Lanka Mangrove Museum, a unique and fascinating exhibition space that celebrates the world’s first museum dedicated to mangroves. We are dedicated to promoting awareness and understanding of mangrove forests, their vital ecological functions, and their cultural significance.

As you enter the museum, you’ll be immersed in a vibrant and interactive environment, designed to transport you to the heart of the mangrove forest. The exhibits showcase the incredible diversity of plant and animal life that thrives in this dynamic environment, as well as the unique adaptations that have evolved to cope with the challenges of living in such a harsh and ever-changing habitat.

Mangrove conservation awareness and self employment training program

ජගත් පරිසර දින සැමරුම: ''ඵලදායී භූමි පරිහරණයෙන් සුවදායී දෙරණක් "
Earth Day : ''Land restoration, Desertification and Drought resilience''

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Greetings and welcome to the museum tour! In this tour, we will take you on a journey through our collection of exhibits, showcasing some of the most fascinating preservations.

Did you Know?

Lumnitzera littorea

Most common Mangrove sp in Sri Lanka

Sonneratia caseolaris

Is reported as the largest mangrove tree in Sri Lanka

Scylla serrata

Largest crab found in mangroves. Grows up to 25 centimeters

Xylocarpus granatum

This is species produces the largest mangrove fruit

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Great Libraries Build Communities

Our library aims to provide a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in learning more about these vital ecosystems. 

Whether you are a scientist, a student, or simply an interested reader, the books in this library will provide a deeper understanding of the unique and important role that mangroves play in our world.

Become a volunteer

 By becoming a volunteer, you have the opportunity to contribute directly to the conservation of mangrove ecosystems, ensuring their longevity for future generations

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