East Asian - Australasian flyway

Eco-Education and Resources Centre

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation Eco-Education and Resources Centre, Hong Kong Funding support Self-finance Number of staff 18 Number of visitors per year   Overall aims of the centre The organization aims at promoting eco-education. Through different channels, concept of ecological conservation is conveyed to the general public by which knowledge and awareness is raised, and…

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People examine wetland plant from boardwalk

Hong Kong Wetlands Conservation Association

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation Hong Kong Wetlands Conservation Association Funding support   Number of staff   Number of visitors per year   Overall aims of the centre Our aim is to promote conservation of wetlands and wetland associated nature conservation and management plans. We are also keen on promoting conservation education and exchange of global…

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OCT wetland

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation OCT Wetland Funding support Enterprise (Overseas Chinese Town, OCT Group) Number of staff 31 Number of visitors per year The wetland hosted 59,217 visitors in 2018, 56,286 visitors in 2017 and 48,753 visitors in 2016. Overall aims of the centre Objective: the OCT wetland will be built into a model for…

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Tianfu National Wetland Park

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation Tianfu National Wetland Park Funding support   Number of staff 73 Number of visitors per year 335149(2016.5-2018.12) Overall aims of the centre Great farmland and wetland experience; Combination of eco-agriculture and wetland conservation; The leader of nature education in Chinese wetland Description of the centre Location: Huaqiao economic development zone, Kunshan…

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Visitor centre building in front of lake

Hamatombetsu Lake Kutcharo Waterfowl Observatory

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation Hamatombetsu Lake Kutcharo Waterfowl Observatory Funding support Ministry of the Environment, Hamatombetsu Town Office Number of staff 2 Number of visitors per year 37,054 Overall aims of the centre Raise public’s awareness of the value of Lake Kutcharo and surrounding wetlands in conservation districts. Description of the centre Location: Kutcharo-kohan, Hamatombetsu-cho,…

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Light interior of Sarotetsu Wetland Center

Sarotetsu Wetland Center

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation Sarobetsu Wetland Center / Ministry of the Environment, Toyotomi Town, NPO Sarobetsu Eco Network Funding support Ministry of the Environment, Toyotomi Town Number of staff 7 Number of visitors per year 40,000 Overall aims of the centre Introduce the nature of the Sarobetsu Wetland and act as a base for wetlands…

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Building in forest from above

Utonai-ko Sanctuary

By Connor Walsh / 5th October 2021

About Name of organisation Wild Bird Society of Japan, Utonai-ko Sanctuary, Nature Center Funding support Wild Bird Society of Japan, Utonai-ko Fan Club Number of staff 4 Number of visitors per year 18,871 Overall aims of the centre To protect birds and their habitats, to encourage more people to enjoy bird watching, and to carry…

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Yatsuhigata Nature Observation Center

By Connor Walsh / 1st October 2021

About Name of organisation Narashino City Yatsuhigata Nature Observation Center Funding support 5-1-1 Akitsu, Narashino City, Chiba. Number of staff 6+10 (restaurant, reception staff) Number of visitors per year 143,149 Overall aims of the centre Environmental education Volunteer coordination Community collaboration event Wetland exchange (with Brisbane, Australia) Survey (bird, bentos, fish) Description of the centre…

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People in boat with canopy

Kuching Wetland National Park

By Connor Walsh / 1st October 2021

About Name of organisation Forest Department Sarawak Funding support Sarawak State GovernmentMalaysian Federal Government Number of staff 860 Number of visitors per year 3,833 Overall aims of the centre To manage and develop forest resources for socio-economic and environmental sustainability Description of the centre Location: Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIASize of site: 6,610 hectaresA saline mangrove system…

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Aerial of building and huge lake

Indawgyi Wetland Education Centre

By Connor Walsh / 1st October 2021

About Name of organisation Indawgyi Wetland Education Centre Funding support   Number of staff 2 Staff ( Forest Department) 2 Staff ( Fauna and Flora International-FFI) 2 Staff ( Inchitthu ) Local CSO Number of visitors per year After opening on 14th Dec, 2018: 2018 Dec (508) 2019 Jan (92 Overall aims of the centre…

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