AEWA Festival

On the 2nd of June 2007, SPNL will be celebrating WMBD in Kfar Zabad Wetland as it is a newly established Important Bird Area (IBA) and a Hima (community protected area), under its global theme for this year theme \"Migratory birds in a changing climate\".
SPNL\'s aim in celebrating this event is to enlighten the public in general and children in particular on the intriguing aspect of bird biology, climate change, bird migration and the importance of Hima Kfar Zabad as a main route for African-Eurasian waterbirds.
The event also aims to introduce the public to this important site as a distinguished site of Bekaa valley endowered with highly significant natural, historical, archeological and landscape scenery features, thus presenting the appropriate frame work for introducing it as a long term ecotouristic destination, consequently establishing it as a major commodality that will improve the socio-economic status of the local community. Birds will play a major role in promoting the site as an Important Bird\'s area (IBA) too.
The Program of celebration will be directed to all nature lovers, and it also targets school students. The activities of the day include, Marshland activities (biking, hiking, canoeing ...etc), Cultural Tour (Anjar ruins), Karmas (Birds games, puzzles, painting, kites)...etc

Kfar Zabad - Bekaa 33° 47' 8.0664" N, 35° 59' 40.668" E
Start date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2007 - 00:00
End date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2007 - 02:00
Website: 
http://www.spnlb.org