Centre for education and awareness of the puplic of Réghaia






East Atlantic flyway


WLI Africa


Name of organisation

Centre cynégétique de Réghaia

Funding support

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Fisheries

Number of staff


Number of visitors per year


Overall aims of the centre

The sensitization of the general public for the safeguard of the wetland last vistige of the mitidja marshy classified in June 2003site RAMSAR and natural reserve of the lake of Réghaia by Arréte of the wali of Algiers e August 2016

Description of the centre

The centre, located 30km from the capital, extending on a surface of 1500 Ha of which 75ha fresh water, 600ha continental and 900ha marine.it is a wet coastal zone rich in ecosystem: marshy, lacutre, forest, dune, marine. More than 206 species listed, of which 82 bird species, 55 are protected by the Algerian regulation 4 threatened species classified on the red list by the IUCN (Fuligule Nyroca, White-headed duck, Marbled teal, Sultan hen) 21 species of Mammals (jackal, genet, mongoose, fox, porcupine, bat) 71 reptiles and emphobians: common chameleon, green lizard, serpents and turtles. 170 species of invertebrates indexed of which 20 species of isects protected by the Algerian regulation.12 species of fish of which the cicada of sea and fish of fresh water the mullet and the eel. Floristic wealth 233 species of plants invontorier of which 3 endemic species with North Africa and a rare species on the littoral, 25 species of the marine flora of which the herbarium of posidonie.


Work Areas

Main CEPA work area

Audio visual, manual, listening and observation of birds, drawing competition, ecological theatre, educational visit, recycling of household waste

Top three successes

1: WWF project creaction of the CESP

2: LIFE project completion of the management plan and development of the site

Top three challenges



Interpretation techniques

Creating signage / site information; Producing written materials; Using audio-visual tools; Developing nature trails

Visitor centres

Managing / creating habitat; Running a visitor centre; Building / maintaining structures


Working with disabled people; Engaging hard-to-reach groups; Engaging young people; Engaging the local community; Working with volunteers

Education and communication

Early years education; Delivering adult education; Working with primary schools; Lobbying / running campaigns; Working with secondary schools; Developing resources / materials


Auditing / assessing effectiveness; PR and marketing; Running effective administration; Health and safety; Fund-raising; Project planning.



centre cynégétique de Réghaia :Bp54/2 lac de Réghaia tel:21323967323 Tel fax 21323967371

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