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Mauritius: The work of the new ecotourism Park of Chamarel start soon




The work of the new ecotourism Park of Chamarel baptised, Ebony Forest, is expected to begin next week.
 
The project on the initiative of the biologist of Australian origin, Owen Griffiths, will cost 40 million rupees, that is, almost one million euros, for the preservation of fauna and flora Mauritius.
 
The new structure will be very keen to highlight biodiversity in the South of Mauritius on 28 acres of land.
 
A preserved sanctuary where there are thousands of indigenous trees as the Ebony wood, Tamaka, Bois clou and Bois de pomme and where also reside Paille-en-queue and Rooster Hood.
 
100,000 native plants have been implemented in the ground on the site of the eco-tourism Park, as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.
 
 A Museum is also located on-site and an educational component will enable schoolchildren, students and tourists to acquire scientific knowledge on the subject and to be aware of the preservation of wildlife and flora of Mauritius via managed specific courses.



Fabrice François


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