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Chanba Wetlands

Chanba Wetlands

Located in the intersection region of the Weihe and Bahe River in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province; planed with 5.81 square kilometers. Typical characteristics of the estuary wetland; 180 species 48 families of plants, 150 species 50 families 27 orders of animals.

Funding support: Management Committee of Xi’an Chanba Ecological District

Number of staff:
60

Number of visitors per year:

Overall aims of the centre

Located in the intersection region of the Weihe and Bahe River in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province; planed with 5.81 square kilometers. Typical characteristics of the estuary wetland; 180 species 48 families of plants, 150 species 50 families 27 orders of animals.

Description of the centre

Main CEPA work areas

Popular science exhibition and sightseeing.

Top three successes

Typical characteristics of the estuary wetland; biological diversity.

Top three challenges

Sewage treatment by the wetland and the science education exhibit.

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Interpretation techniques

Creating signage / site information; producing written materials; developing nature trails.

Visitor centres

Setting up a new visitor centre; running a visitor centre; managing / creating habitat; building / maintaining structures.

Participation

Working with disabled people; engaging young people; working with volunteers; engaging hard-to-reach groups; engaging the local community.

Education and communication

Early years education; working with primary schools; working with secondary schools; delivering adult education; lobbying / running campaigns; developing resources / materials.

General

Auditing / assessing effectiveness; running effective administration; fund-raising; PR and marketing; health and safety; project planning.

Jing (Jenny) Wang
No. 1 Chanba Avenu, Xi’an Ecological District, Shaanxi, the People’s Republic of China
T: 0086 (0) 29 8611 3202
F: 0086 (0) 29 8611 3228
E: jenny.jwang@yahoo.com

Website address: http://chanbawetland.shidi.org

 

 

 

 

 

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