PALESTINE 5
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Palestine
INSTITUTION NAME Jericho Wildlife Monitoring Station (JWMS) and Botanical Garden
MAIN ADDRESS Jericho Wildlife Monitoring Station and Botanical Garden; Palistinian Environmental Authority, PO Box 296, Hebron, West Bank/Palestine via Israel

Tel: 00 972 2 2229269/79
Fax: 00972 2 2229279

Email:

mehassneh@email.com

pena@planet.com

DESCRIPTION
AREA 15 ha
LATITUDE 31,05
LONGITUDE 34,85
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS NGO. Palestine Wildlife Society (PWLS)
INSTITUTION TYPE Monitoring Station and Botanic Garden
DATE FOUNDED 1997
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Rare and threatened endemics, saline tolerant plants, medicinal and aromatic and wild crops relatives including Achillea fragrantissima, Ammi visnaga, Artemisia herba-alba, Cichorium intybus, Foeniculum vulgare, Lavandula officinalis, Matricaria chamomilla
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES Training and educational programs for targeting local school studentsTaxonomy programmes

Bird Ringing (banding) and Watching programmes

Agriculture cooperation programs

Wildlife Research (Future plans for researches of the Flora and Fauna)

Eco-tourism programmes

FEATURES AND FACILITIES 8 green houses (50 x 10m each)Public park

4-room office building installed with one permanent researcher

Land for the training center (land race plantation)

MAIN DEFICIENCIES Seed Bank
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.bgci.org

www.wildlife-pal.org

www.mofa.go.jp

Documents and Other:

Thecnical activities of the dryland iniciatives”. Chapter V

Information given by Khaled Sawalha (Al-Quds University, Palestinian Territories)

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