Under the auspices of Mr Akram Rjoub- Jenin Governor, and with the attendance of Academic and Administrative staff, representatives from directorates of Local Government, Jenin Agriculture, Culture, Environmental Quality Authority, Global Environment, Faqo’a Village Council, Wildlife Association in Bet Sahour, Security Services representatives and Official and Environmental institutions, AAUP hosted the lunching and publication ceremony of a book entitled “Field Guide of the Biodiversity in Faqo’a Mountains”
The “Field Guide” book was prepared and written by a specialized researchers team who have observed the biodiversity in Faqo’a Mountains series. The introduction of the book explains the Palestinian nature in general and Faqo’a Mountains and Marj bin Amer in specific. The book also covered the biodiversity, the plants, birds, wild animals, reptiles and arthropods in the area by briefing what was found and attaching them to their English and Scientific names.
Many speeches were in the ceremony by Mr. Barakat Al Omari- the Head of Faqo’a Council, Mr. Abdel Mon’em Shehab- the head of the Environmental Quality Authority in Jenin, Mr. Imad Al Atrash- the Executive Manager for the Wildlife Association and Mr. Kamal Abu AlRub- Deputy of Jenin Governor. Dr. Rula Jadallah- the lecturer in the Biology and Biotechnology Department represented the book in the ceremony, and a project for student Sawsan Faqo’a was presented.