Xiamen announces initial list of area wetlands

The city of Xiamen recently released its initial list of areas officially designated as wetlands. 

In Haicang, the list includes the Lianger Tianzhushan and Xitou reservoirs as well as Haicang Lake. In Huli, the list includes the Wuyuanwan Wetland Park. In Siming, the list includes the Shangli Reservoir. In Jimei the list includes the Bantou and Shidou reservoirs. In Tongan the list includes the Hexi, Lianhua Maokou, Tingxi and Xidong reservoirs. In Xiangan the list includes the Guzhai, Lianxi, Ximei Reservoir and Zengxi reservoirs. 

A 2019 survey by the city’s Bureau of Natural Resources and Planning identified a total of more than 32,000 hectares of local wetland.