Tianzhushan Is Awarded As 2014 the Best Natural Landscape in China
04/18/2015

Recently, China Traveler Conference was held in Lijiang, Yunnan province. Through the conference evaluation, Tianzhushan scenic area was awarded as one of ten 2014 Best Natural Landscapes in China.

China Traveler Conference was sponsored by Ctrip website,and it has been held 5 times since 2009. It is the only national large-scale tourist destination evaluation activity voted by net friends, with great objectivity and authority, which plays an active promotion role in enlarging net tourism and upgrading tourism brand influence.

With the development of internet and mobile internet, online travel agency has become a main channel for tourist sources, the experience and evaluation of tourists has become an important ruler to check the attraction of a tourism destination and service level. The annual evaluation of Ctrip website not only reflects the assessment of net friends to tourism destinations, but also provides reference for travelers.

Tianzhushan Attends 2016 Fossil Summit and Planning Seminar of the Fossil Village
Pubdate:3/16/2016 WednesdayCategory:Geopark News

From March 9 to March 10, 2016 Fossil Summit and Planning Seminar of the Fossil Village was held in Xingyi City, Guizhou Province. With the theme of “Planning and Protection of the Fossil Village”, the conference was co-hosted by the fossil protection and research branch of Geological Society of China and the people’s government of Qianxinanzhou, attended by hundreds of professionals, scholars and managers from 17 provinces.

Jia Yaoming, deputy director of National Paleontological Fossil Experts Committee and curator of China Geo-Museum, pointed out that fossils are rare natural heritage and national precious treasure, and this conference was to exchange the experience of the management and protection of fossils, discuss the planning and construction of the fossil village, reveal the scientific mystery of the paleontological life evolution and research the approach for the harmony between the nature and human beings. Some participants made theme speeches, warmly discussed the planning, protection and scientific utilization of the fossil village and made a field trip in the demonstration towns.

Representatives from Tianzhushan Global Geopark and Qiuzhi Village, Doumu Town attended the meeting. Qiuzhi Village is an important fossil site within Tianzhushan Global Geopark, and there produce Paleocene mammalian fossils. Since 1970s, more than 100 fossil species have been selected in here by researchers, including Heomys orientalis and Mimotona wana. In July 2015, China University of Geosciences and Tianzhushan Geopark Administration Committee made an cooperation agreement to co-build the fossil village in Qiuzhi Village, widely hold popular science education, upgrade people’s awareness to protect the fossils, the earth and resources, promote the ecological construction and propel the development of local economy and society.

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