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Sincheun Espaces Botanical garden

신천에스파스 식물생태체험장입니다. 어린이와 학생들을 대상으로 각종 생태체험프로그램 운영과 한평공원 조성사업, 비오톱, 습지조성, 자생식물육성 등의 사업을 하고 있습니다. 신천에스파스란 사회적 일자리 창출사업으로 프랑스의 대표적인 자활사례를 모델로 2007년 대구시와 도시공사, 대구YMCA가 공동협력하여 강을 중심으로 실업자들을 환경을 지키는 파수꾼으로 육성하여 일자리를 제공하고 아울러 친환경적인 생태문화경관을 조성하는 사업이라고 합니다.

Copyright: Wonsoo Lee
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 03/11/2011
Uploaded: 03/11/2011
Updated: 24/03/2015


Tags: sincheun-espaces; 신천에스파스; 식물생태체험장
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