Government Agency Members
Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC)
( Membership No.GA 291)
The mission of the Department of Wildlife Conservation is to protect, conserve and preserve the fauna, flora and their associated ecosystems for the prevention of the commercial exploitation of such fauna and flora and to maintain the sustainability of natural resources.
Ms Eeasha Nanayakkara - CHAIR
Department of Wildlife Conservation
Tel: ++ 94 (11) 2883414
++94(11) 2888585 (G)
Central Environmental Authority (CEA)
(Membership No. GA 10797)
CEA's aim is to create awareness and to develop and maintain an effective regulatory and administrative framework to safeguard, manage and enhance the environment to facilitate the path of sustainable development.
Mrs Ramani Ellepola
Director General (Envt Management and Assessment)
Central Environmental Authority
104,Robert Gunawardena Mawatha
Tel: ++ 94 (11)2872359
++ 94 (11)2872278(G)
Fax: ++ 94 (11)2872608
(Membership No. GA 987)
Established in 1887, the Forest Department is the main authority on forestry activities in Sri Lanka . These consist of the protection of forests, management of forests for biodiversity conservation, watershed characteristics and multiple use, silviculture, forestry research and education, participatory forestry, environmental management in forestry, forestry extension, forest inventory and mapping, maintenance of databases on biodiversity and multiple use forestry.
Conservator General of Forests
Tel: ++94 (11) 2866-616
Fax: ++94 (11) 2866-633