Name of organisation
Karkamiş Flood Plain Wetland
Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality / Park Garden and Green Areas Department
Number of staff
Number of visitors per year
Overall aims of the centre
Our wetland project will be the first and unique in our region. That’s big reason for us,we would like to reach international standards with it.
Description of the centre
Still being planned.
Main CEPA work area
Ecopark Propject, Conservation of Floras and Faunas, Bird Observatories etc. , Routes of Excursion , Visitor – Education Centre, Research Centre
Top three successes
Ecopark Project, Education Centre, Conservation of Regional Floras and Faunas.
Top three challenges
Ecopark Project, Education Centre, Conservation of Regional Floras and Faunas
Creating signage; site information; Producing written materials; Using audio-visual tools; Developing nature trails
Setting up a new visitor centre; 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.
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