"Biological diversity important area" that chose this time (the second)
[the Imari Bay coast]
[village forest grassy plain of Karatsu-shi and Imari-shi]
[Kyougatake and the outskirts]
[Onohara and neighboring reservoirs]
With biological diversity
Creature on the earth fits various environment during long history and evolves, and there is individuality to one one, and these life assists all indirectly directly, and they live. Human being is one of the creatures of the inside, too and cannot live only in human beings.
With biological diversity, there are three levels of ecosystemic diversity, diversity of kind, genetic diversity and is in a state that various life exists at each level wealthily.
Purpose to choose biological diversity important area
In biological diversity important area,
- People who came can realize biological diversity
- Local people can realize benefit of biological diversity in everyday life and the social economic activities
- We send PR information about biological diversity
Visitor and local resident understand the importance and recognize by role that said this being expected, and choosing area and are intended that improvement of citizen of the prefecture consciousness about biological diversity is planned.
Selection criteria of biological diversity important area
A [specific kind, specific stock type]
Area where rare species and local endemic species, precious stock are seen a lot
B [ecosystem maintenance type]
Area where rich natural environments, ecosystem are kept
C [benefit enjoyment type]
Area where people receive benefit of biological diversity in everyday life (healing and ease) and the social economic activities (primary industry and tourism industry such as fishery, agriculture) conspicuously
D [activity promotion model]
Area where observation, experience, learning activity and biological diversity maintenance activity that we made use of biological diversity in are prosperous or area where possibility of future utilization is anticipated
Reason of the choice
[Sefuri Range] (applicable standard: A, B)
[Amayama] (applicable standard: A, B, C, D)
It has area appointed in prefectural nature park, and grassy plain of nature is maintained in the mountaintop part.
Many people come for mountain climbing or the animals and plants observation, and Civil activities such as maintenance, learning is prosperous areas.
[the Imari Bay coast] (applicable standard: A, B, D)
[village forest grassy plain of Karatsu-shi and Imari-shi] (applicable standard: A, B, C)
For the purpose of forest preservation and rice field maintenance, it is maintenance, village forest grassy plain where we have been managed by burning off a field, and rarity is extremely high in the prefecture, and such a grassy place is valuable.
[Kyougatake and the outskirts] (applicable standard: A, B, D)
It has area appointed in prefectural nature park, and the precious animals and plants inhabit, and many people are areas that can receive arrival, benefit of biological diversity for mountain climbing or natural observation.
[Onohara and neighboring reservoirs] (applicable standard: A, B, D)
A lot of rare species is confirmed at grassy plain maintained by mowing and burning off a field; local, hometown elementary and junior high school Oura Gin leopard mon of natural environmental learning feature the theme, and work on maintenance.
In addition, neighboring reservoirs have rich biological diversity.
Press release material (138KB, PDF file)
Important area position figure (2,811KB, PDF file)