ECOLOGY PARK Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba

ECOLOGY PARK : AN OPEN-AIR MUSEUM
    Ecology Park is an observation field, located right adjacent to the main building. Within approximately 6.6 ha (16.3 acres) of the ground, natural woodlands are preserved around Funada-ike Pond. Different types of forest and grassland vegetation found on the Boso Peninsula have been reconstructed starting from bare ground. In the park, you can have a close look at the life of plants and animals and their seasonal changes.
Guide map of ECOLOGY PARK
A.PLANT COMMUNITY GARDEN
B. Vegetation types in the
southern Boso Peninsula
C. Vegetation types in the
northern Boso Peninsula
a. Coastal vegetation g. Pine forest
b. Rock observation spot h. Miscanthus grassland
c. Evergreen laurel forest i. Evergreen oak (Quercus myrsinaefolia) forest
d. Evergreen oak (Castanopsis) forest j. Deciduous oak forest
e. Evergreen oak (Quercus acta) forest k. Bamboo brake
f. Fir forest l. Marsh
D. Plant Classification garden E. Ecological experimental garden

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