Recruiting participants for the 3rd Everyone's Naka River Project (Naka River Cleanup Activities)

This time, Aqua World Ibaraki Prefecture Oarai Aquarium will participate in the "10rd Everyone's Naka River Project", which is a collaboration between zoos and aquariums in Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, and Gunma prefectures called "FIGHT3 Aqua and Zoo Project". We will carry out cleaning activities at the location.

What is “Everyone’s Nakagawa Project”?...

In order to continue to protect the rich and beautiful natural environment of the Naka River basin, which has been a place of our daily life since ancient times, zoo and aquarium staff and local residents wishing for the coexistence of nature and living things to think together and act together. This is an attempt to do so.

Situation before cleaning near the Naka River estuary (sea venue)
Past activities

This time, Naka River cleanup activities will be held at three locations (mountain venue, river venue, and ocean venue).2024 year 5 month 26 day (Sun) 13: 00 to 13: 50It will be held on. At our museumRecruiting general participants for the sea venueい た し ま す.

mountain venueAround Nakagawa Riverside Park (365-1 Kuroiso, Nasu-Shiobara City, Tochigi Prefecture)
river venueAround Tochigi Prefecture Nakagawa Water Park (2686 Sarado, Otawara City, Tochigi Prefecture)
sea ​​venueAround Aqua World Ibaraki Prefecture Oarai Aquarium (8252-3 Isohama-cho, Oarai-cho, Higashiibaraki-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture)

If you would like to participatethis online formThanUntil May 5th (Sunday) 19:17Please apply.
*First-come, first-served basis, approximately 20 people. Recruitment has ended.

Also, after cleaning is completed,At the ocean venue "Aqua World Ibaraki Prefecture Oarai Aquarium", participants in the cleanup activities were taught the significance of the cleanup activities and the impact of garbage on living things.,We will hold an SDGs lecture session to learn about the importance of the ocean and nature.(14:05-14:30, approximately 25 minutes, free to participate, content for junior high school students and above). Please join us.
*The lecture will be held at the aquarium. A separate admission fee is required to view the museum after the lecture.

[Information on the day's schedule and location]
Location: Naka River estuary
Time: 12:45 (meeting)
   13:00 (Cleaning begins)
   13:50 (Cleaning finished)
   14:05 (Lecture starts)
   14:30 (Lecture ends, dismissal)
What to bring: Clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, drinks, shoes or boots that you don't mind getting dirty, and a hat to protect you from the sun.
Other: Please use the hotel's general parking lot.
    To reach the meeting point, please go down the large slope on the road next to the hotel's bus stop.
    We will prepare work gloves, tongs, and garbage bags.

What is “FIGHT10”?

"FIGHT10" is a collaborative project that connects zoos and aquariums in Fukushima Prefecture (F), Ibaraki Prefecture (I), Gunma Prefecture (G), and Tochigi Prefecture (T) with a heart (H). 11 zoos and museums will collaborate to hold an event that provides guests with a place to interact with living things and a place of relaxation. So far, we have held stamp rallies and public participation events using SNS.
(background)
22: Utsunomiya Zoo, Nasu Animal Kingdom, and Tochigi Prefecture Nakagawa Aquatic Park collaborate
23: Hitachi City Kamine Zoo, Aqua World Ibaraki Prefecture Oarai Aquarium, and Gunma Safari Park joined.
24: Aquamarine Fukushima joins
29: Aquamarine Inawashiro Kingfisher Aquarium and Kiryugaoka Zoo joined
Reiwa 2: Nasu Safari Park joins and becomes “FIGHT10”
Reiwa 6: Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium joins