Fish fun

Kasumigaura’s ‘Exciting Kids’ Summer Vacation!’

The period from July 16th (Marine Day) to September 1st (Kasumigaura Day) is Kasumigaura Water Quality Improvement Month.

As part of the events forming the Kasumigaura Water Quality Improvement Month, the Ibaraki Prefecture Kasumigaura Environmental Science Center will be hosting ‘Kasumigaura’s Exciting Kids Summer Vacation!’ for elementary and junior high age students.

This is a chance to learn everything about Kasumigaura, from plants to plankton, fish to water quality, a special series of courses provided this summer only.

Dates:

1st Course – Kasumigaura’s Plants and Water Quality

July 22nd, 10am to 3pm

2nd Course – Kasumigaura’s Living Things

July 29th, 10am to 3pm

Location: Ibaraki Prefecture Kasumigaura Environmental Science Center and Kasumigaura Lakeshore

Meeting place: Ibaraki Prefecture Kasumigaura Environmental Science Center

15 groups of parents and children, from elementary to junior high age, free participation

There will be a bus provided from Tsuchiura Station east exit to the Center, departing at 9:30am and returning at 3:20pm

Please apply via phone or fax at the locations below:

Ibaraki Prefecture Kasumigaura Environmental Science Center, Environmental Activities Promotion Division

Tel : 029-828-0961  Fax : 029-828-0967

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Shirosato’s ‘Fish-snatching Festival!’

Date: July 7th, 10am (moved to July 8th in case of heavy rain)

Location: Michi no Eki ‘Katsura’, Naka River riverbed

Due to its high popularity with children, we will once again be holding our annual ‘fish-snatching festival’. We will form a giant fish tank out of the Naka River riverbed so that everyone can enjoy trying to catch fish with their hands. Please feel free to invite your family and friends and come along!

Free participation

Schedule:

9:30 to 10am…participant registration

10am…opening ceremony

10:30 to noon…fish-snatching!

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