To celebrate the 2020″ International Day for Biological Diversity “, the Management Office of the Nandagang Wetland Nature Reserve (EAAFP Flyway Network Site EAAF 086), Cangzhou City, Hebei Province, China, held a Handwriting Leaflets Design Contest on the theme of “Keeping All Things Alive through the Way of Nature “, aiming to raise public awareness and participation in biodiversity conservation.
This is also a response to Premier Li Keqiang, the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Politburo Standing Committee, who urged for further efforts to implement major biodiversity protection projects and to enhance awareness of protecting wildlife resources in society, during the 2020 International Day for Biological Diversity publicity campaign held in Beijing on 20th May.
This Handwriting Leaflets Design Contest was open to people at all ages, and advocating parent-child interactions and family activities, reading the wetland albums and work together on handwriting leaflets, so that children could better understand what is biodiversity and how to conserve biodiversity. More than 300 copies of publicity ads and brochures were distributed and 96 copies of handwriting leaflet works were submitted. Staffs also conducted on-site FAQs on biodiversity to the general public. Through this event, public awareness of biodiversity and the love of nature and the protection of the Earth were further enhanced.
In recent years, the Municipal Government of Cangzhou and the Management Committee of the Nandagang Industrial Zone have attached great importance to wetland protection, taking multiple and coordinated measures to provide funding and policy support for wetland ecological restoration and biodiversity conservation, and significant progress has been made.
Nandagang Wetland Nature Reserve, became EAAFP Flyway Network Site of EAAFP in 2006, and it is also a member of the Alliance for Yellow Sea Coastal Wetland Protected Areas. Meanwhile, it is also in preparation for the nomination process of the UNESCO World Heritage Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China (Phase II).
More about Nandagang Wetland Nature Reserve and Flyway Network Sites in China, visit [here].