Sichuan Will Add Three National Wetland Parks
Recently, the inspection team sent by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration completed the inspection and acceptance of three proposed National Wetland Parks in Sichuan, and passed the acceptance assessment in principle.The three wetland parks were the Heilongtan Wetland Park in Renshou County, Meishan City, the Baihetan Wetland Park in Xinjin County, Chengdu City, and the Guanyin Lake Wetland Park in Chuanshan District, Suining City.
Among the three wetland parks, the largest one is Heilongtan Wetland Park with a total area of 4,403.88 hectares. It is built on the Heilongtan Reservoir,a nd its main types of wetlands are constructed wetlands and river wetlands. The second largest is Baihetan Wetland Park with a total area of 673.96 hectares, and its types of wetlands include permanent rivers and floodplain wetlands.The Guanyin Lake Wetland Park with an area of 475.28 hectares consistsof marsh wetlands and constructed wetlands. Sichuan has 8 national wetland parks before, and other 21 parks are under construction.
Baihetan Wetland Park