Gökçeada Underwater Park

Gökçeada Underwater Park

OBJECTIVE

Constitute in situ management of the park and raise public awareness on marine biodiversity and environmental conservation through educative materials and the settlement of an underwater trail.

MAIN ACTIVITIES

  • Educative materials (leaflets, books, posters, social media resources…) on local marine biodiversity and its conservation for visitors and children are produced.
  • An underwater trail, which will help visitors to observe and experience the local diversity with guidance by an expert, are established.
  • The numbers of waste containers in Yıldızkoy bay, which creates a boundary between touristic beach and protected area, are increased.
  • Fisheries activities are monitored within the park in order to help the implementation of the practices for the sustainability of marine resources in Gökçeada.