Linyi to introduce Measures for Wetland Conservation on May 1

According to the news briefing held by the Information Office of Linyi Municipal People’s Government, the Measures for Wetland Conservation in Linyi (the Measures for short) was examined and approved at the 84th executive meeting of the Linyi Municipal Government on Nov. 30, 2020 and released on Dec. 22, 2020, and will come into force on May 1, 2021.

Wetland is a natural ecosystem rich in biodiversity and high productivity, and is one of the most important environmental capitals of human beings. At present, the city has built 10 national wetland parks, 12 provincial wetland parks, 9 key provincial wetlands, and one key national wetland in declaration. The total area of Linyi wetland is 57,640 hectares. According to the actual conditions of wetland protection in Linyi, the Measures clarified the responsibilities of relevant departments in wetland protection, and enhanced the pertinence and operability of the wetland protection work.