Nature Iraq's Waterkeepers Iraq program initiates the Choman-Rawanduz River Expedition this week with a major Kick-Off Event on the 9-10th of May on the river near the town of Choman in Erbil Governorate. The expedition is an opportunity to promote and celebrate Iraq's amazing wild rivers and raise awareness about the threat they face.
The Kick-Off will include music, arts, nature walks and presentations. There will be talks and demonstrations with experts on river safety and kayaking and water quality monitoring. All are welcome to this free event, which runs 12 to 5 pm on Friday,9 May and 11 to 5 pm on Saturday, 10 May. There will also be outreach events on 16 May in the Rawanduz Gorge .... look for us on the river!
For more details see: www.iraqwaterkeeper.org our like us on Facebook at the "Expedition to protect the Choman-Rawanduz River"