Apengjiang National Wetland Park

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Apengjiang National Wetland Park

At 29°N in Qianjiang, there's a place called Apengjiang National Wetland Park. Altogether 2785.2 hectare is covered in Apengjiang Wetland Park, of which 61.3% is wetland, divided into two parts- 71% natural and 29% manual. Wetland, the name alone conjured a group of shallow water area join toghther, with birds flying above the water and reed swinging in the wind. Human and nature live in melody. Not just rivers, you can also experience a exploration of deep canyons, Karst caves, as well as undergrand rivers.

Water is the core of Apengjiang, the maior protection object of Apengjiang ecological conservation project, composed by Water Conservation Forest Protection Project, Wuling Mountain River Wetland Plant Germplasm Conservation Basement Project, Forest Wetland Landscape Project, Sponge Homeland Project, Multifunctional Terraced Fields.

There is a chance to see 240 kinds of wetland vascular plants there. About 139 kinds of vertebrates inhabitat there. People are attracted everyday even though Apengjiang is authorized as national wetland park only for more than one year, since August 2016, approving just how fantastic it is.

重庆阿蓬江国家湿地公园建设了水源涵养林保护工程、武陵山河流湿规划建设的阿蓬江湿地公园土地面积2785.2公顷,湿地面积1706.5公顷,占61.3%,其中,天然湿地(河流湿地)面积1212.1公顷,占湿地面积的71.0%;人工湿地面积494.4公顷,占29.0%。

湿地——天然或人工形成的沼泽地等带有静止或流动水体的成片浅水区。湿地公园集原始峡江、温泉、溶洞、间歇泉、天生桥、地下暗河、悬棺八大特色于一体,生态旅游开发价值十分具有潜力。 地植物种质资源保育基地工程、林下湿地景观工程、海绵家园区工程、多功能梯田区。

湿地公园生态环境良好,共有240种湿地维管植物和139种脊椎动物。2016年8月起阿蓬江湿地公园正式被评为国家级湿地公园,每天都吸引着各地的游客前来。

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