2018/02/13Bird Watching Program held for Students
A Bird Watching program was held on 5th February, 2018 in Anzali Wetland Environmental Education Center, located in Selke Wildlife Refuge.
This program has been implemented in cooperation with the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adult (Kanoon) Gilan, Department of Environment (DOE), and Japan…Read More
World Wetlands Day event named “Friendship with Nature” was opened in presence of Anzali district officials and more than 150 children in Anzali center of Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adult (kanoon), and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Expert Team supported the festival…Read More
2018/02/12Jiresare Bagherkhaleh Village Ecotourism Group Promoted at Teheran International Tourism Exhibition 2018
On Thursday and Friday, 25 and 26 January 2018, two local ladies from ecotourism group in Jiresare Bagherkhaleh village trained by JICA expert team joined the 11th International Tourism Exhibition in Tehran, supported by Iran Culture, Heritage, and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) and JICA Tehran office. Our…Read More
The final, 5th program to train the NGOs and Kanoon expert as co-manager and guide of the Anzali Wetland EE center was conducted.
This program was held in presence of 31 participants from Department of Environment (DOE) Gilan, Intellectual Development of Children and…Read More
Many migratory birds are recently coming to the Anzali Wetland. So many wintering birds such as Greater Flamingos, Whooper Swans, Dalmatian Pelicans, Common Coots, Mallards, Eurasian Teals, Common Pochards, Black-headed Gulls and Avocets have already arrived at the Anzali Wetland.
About Anzali Wetland:
The Anzali Wetland Complex (approximately 19,000 ha) is located near the port city of Bandar Anzali in Gilan Province, North part of Iran along the Southern coast of the Caspian Sea. This site is one of the nearest wetland from Ramsar city which is the origin of the Ramsar Convention. The wetland was designated as a Ramsar site at June 23, 1975. A large, freshwater lagoon fed by several rivers and separated from the Caspian Sea by a dune system read more…
The technical Cooperation Project for Anzali Wetland Ecological Management Project – Phase II Started in April 2014 and will last for five years. Prior to the phase II Project, JICA conducted the phase I project with related expertized organizations, such as Department of Environment (DOE), Gilan Province, DOE Gilan. In this phase I project, achievements such as establishment of the Anzali Wetland Management Committee (AWMC), environmental zoning, manuals for monitoring environmental education, and Eco-Tourism should be desiring special mention.