Can gio mangrove is situated to the south of Ho Chi Minh City. It covers 80.000 Ha of the delta region and as wildlife with over 200 species of animals and 52 species of Plants.
During the war the mangroves were a dense hiding place from which to launch attacks on the city, which both the Vietnamese and Americans found extremely difficult to penetrate or patrol. As a result, the Americans dropped a huge among of toxins which damaged the Mangroves.
However, now the mangrove is beginning to recover and is protected by the government and international law, and there are efforts to reintroduce much of the wildlife that fled the area.
Itinerary: one day fieldtrip in Can Gio Mangrove forest
7:00 AM: Pick up from the School then depart to Can Gio Mangrove, we will across Binh Khanh ferry on Sai Gon River to Can Gio district.
9:30-10:15 AM: Collecting flora, soil, water at the sample site 1 and learn about the biodiversity there
10:40-11:25 AM: Collecting flora, soil, water at the sample site 2 and learn about the biodiversity there
11:30-12:15 AM: Collecting flora, soil, water at the sample site 3 and learn about the biodiversity there
12:30-13:30 PM Lunch Time and resting
13:30 PM: We drive back to school around 16:00 PM
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