Owned by the Ministry of Environment and managed by Bibai City.
Aimed for the conservation and wise use of Miyajimanuma. Does various research & CEPA activities. Funded by the government(local & national). Annual visitation over 30,000 people.
Founded / Opened
Open March, 2007. Founded by the Ministry of Environment.
Contains exhibition room, lecture room, mini-library, and a laboratory. Area is 328.5m2
Key species / Features
Freshwater lake in agricultural landscape. Key species: Greater white-fronted goose
One permanent staff (warden & researcher), one temporary staff (interpreter), one part-time (in high seasons) all employed by the Bibai City.
General CEPA activities
Wise use & conservation of Miyajimanuma, especially in relation with local agriculture.
Conservation of White-fronted geese, in relation with habitat & flyway management.
Interpretation and Major Exhibits
Enhance public awareness and participation in wetland & waterbird conservation. Regular monthly events, guided programs on request, annual workshops & forums. Panels, videos, self operating outdoor camera, various hand-made & hands-on exhibits
Formal (School and University) Learning
Guided programs on request. Teachers or students can consult staff for self-made programs, assistance in research, interns, training programs etc.
Informal (public) Learning
Pamphlet & guide book in Japanese. Regular events supported partly by volunteers. Citizen’s conservation group called “Miyajimanuma no Kai”.