Interesting Common Knowledge for This Tet

9:07:48 AM | 2/11/2024

The sightseeing area in Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area is like an "invitation of nature" to visitors seeking for a feeling of serenity and peace of mind.

The appeal of Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area during the Lunar New Year.

The "dual" heritage of the Southwest towards green growth

Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area was established in 1999, with over 100 ha of the core area and 1,800 ha of buffer zone, to safeguard and preserve the landscape, endemic flora and fauna of Dong Thap Muoi or the Plain of Reeds. The ecological reserve is called a dual heritage because resource reserves of the ecosystem are extremely attractive and almost original and unique of the "alum pocket - flood navel" in the South.

A representative of the Management Board of Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area said that, according to studies, surveys and statistics, the ecological reserve is home to 156 plant species, 147 bird species, 34 fish species, eight amphibian species and 30 insect species.

The conservation area has invested in good infrastructure such as internal roads, canals, administration buildings and protective fences to create a natural and completely isolated living environment for animals and plants to grow and develop. Especially, to prevent destructive fishing by humans that give rise to loss of rare plant and animal genetic resources, the board facilitates the recovery of endemic natural resources in Dong Thap Muoi. According to the plan, Tien Giang province will continue to invest in expanding the area by 124 ha in the coming time.

An afternoon in early spring

Many rare bird species are raised and preserved in Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Reserve

A strict protection policy and a favorable, peaceful and safe living environment are the factors that attract more and more waterbirds to live in Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area. The most are stork families. Recently, the reserve has more rare bird species listed in the Vietnam Red Book. In particular, the painted stork - a big-sized waterbird - has come to live, nest and produce in the reserve area.

Rowing a boat along canals into the strictly protected central area to explore the richness of precious growing flora and fauna there. Storks, herons and painted storks are nesting on melaleuca trees, banyan trees, elaeocarpaceae, black plums or burflower trees.

Under the water, flocks of fish of different sizes are noisily eating together and snapping at baits under the clusters of water hyacinth and blooming purple lotus flowers. Bushes are home to reptiles and amphibians, including rare cobras. In the distance, under the canopy of ancient trees, you will see huge wasp nests.

The taste of nature in the sightseeing area of Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area

Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area with beautiful natural scenery preserves many precious and endemic creatures of the Dong Thap Muoi region. Its inherent and unique advantages and great potential for eco-tourism are being tapped by a leading tourism brand in Dong Thap province.

Dong Thap Tourism Joint Stock Company - a renowned successful tourism investor - is seriously blowing a new breeze of vitality into the reserve. The formation of the sightseeing area with full transportation facilities and simple, approachable, likable and friendly tour guides will show visitors wonderful things in the core of the melaleuca forest.

The keeping place of pristine Melaleuca quinquenervia trees and the habitat of all species in the sightseeing area Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area are really marvelous.

Without doubt, the sightseeing area of Dong Thap Muoi Ecological Conservation Area will be one of the most attractive destinations on the Tien Giang tourism map as well as an important link in Dong Thap Muoi tourism development cooperation of Tien Giang, Long An, Dong Thap and Ho Chi Minh City. Getting lost in the forest of pure white Vietnamese melaleuca flowers on peaceful, poetic canals is considered an interesting common sense for this Tet.

 Tran Sang (Vietnam Business Forum)