The first camp is from July 17 to July 19 and is in the Wuling area. Events include guided commentaries, directed events, Yansheng Waterfall hands-on activities, tree climbing, nature observation, etc.
Since the first national park, Kenting National Park, was established in 1984, several unique sites have been successively designated for development of national parks, including Yushan, Yangmingshan, Taroko, Shei-Pa, Kinmen, Donsha Atoll, and Taijiang area, and they are now full-ledged national parks.
Kaohsiung Metropolitan Park launched the "Snake Year Walk for the Environment and Health" event today (April 13th 2013) as part of the celebration for the 17th anniversary of Kaohsiung Metropolitan Park. The organizer utilized the immense space of the park to plan a "snake trail" echoing the theme of the Snake Year.
Flowers blossoming, creatures of Mother Earth awakening from the bitter winter, Yangmingshan comes alive in cheerful spring. The 2013Yangmingshan Flower Fest ran from February 12th to March 17th. A series of activities received positive feedback.
The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), or Earth Summit, held in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, started an international dialogue on environmental protection and development among country leaders. The second session of this decade conference was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2002 in the name of World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD). Next, in June 2012, the third session was held again in Rio under the name of The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), or Earth Summit 2012.