educational workshops and trace fossils seek the participation of families |
On Saturday May 7, Mazarrón will host the Geolodía in the Region of Murcia, national activity taking place across the country on the same date.
This is a free initiative, which requires no registration, and organized by GEaland and the City of Mazarrón.
It is expected that several hundred people participating in a route that will start on the esplanade of Erosions Bolnuevo at 09:00 am and will travel a total of 6.5 kilometers with 8 stops where geologists are different workshops and didactic will explain the peculiarities of the geological landscape composition that will visiting.
"This route is known by many, but on May 7 we're going to do with geological eyes and be surprised to society" so stressed Nacho Sierra, responsible for Gealand that on Tuesday presented the activity with councilors Heritage and Environment, Pedro Martinez and Francisco García Asensio Pagán.
Along the route will involve families to participate in various educational activities, focused some of them in the analysis of small fossils, for facilitating various instruments as small magnifying glasses, as indicated by Ainara Aberasturi, a member of Gealand.
The activity has an educational purpose and looking for the quality of the visit, organizers made no more than 25 groups of visitors explanatory workshop.
The initiative as indicated by Councilman Heritage, Pedro Martinez, seeks to raise awareness of the rich natural and paleontological heritage with which the municipality and spread it among locals and visitors with the intention to value and preserve the wealth that entails.
The Councillor for the Environment, Francisco Garcia, highlighted the importance of this route for attracting representing your organization for those wishing to visit the town.
The route is supported by the Geological Society of Spain, the Spanish Association for the Teaching of Earth Sciences (AEPECT) and the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain (IGME).
In addition, the Cidaris Foundation also works.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón