Mixja - Save Wied Żnuber

Mixja - Save Wied Żnuber in Malta, Learning Malta, 15.05.2022 - 15.05.2022

Description:

The walk to Wied Żnuber which had to be canceled due to bad weather in March will be held on Sunday 15th May at 9:30am.

As Wied Żnuber and the surrounding area are seriously threatened by plans for a miniature airstrip, the walk will help us understand better what this devastating project will cost us.

We will meet by the church of Bengħajsa in Birżebbuġa, from where we will walk to the site of the proposed airstrip. We will be joined by historians and biologists, who will be talking to us about the importance of this place, its plants and animals, and its historical relics.

Everyone is welcome to attend. This is an ideal activity for children because it will give them the opportunity to cherish what we have left of our country’s natural and historical heritage. Feel free to bring food and drinks for a picnic and posters in support of our open spaces.

Contrary to what promoters of the project have said, the airstrip will take natural and agricultural land located around the cliffs and the valley. The airstrip project will destroy the garigue and fields on which it will be built but will also break the serenity of the area with light and noise pollution.

We are insisting that the site, which has been included as part of the industrial zone, be designated as ODZ so that it can be enjoyed by the public, used by the farmers and serve as a buffer zone to the Natura 2000 site.

See you on Sunday 15th May for our walking tour in appreciation of the environment and history of Wied Żnuber surroundings and in show of our opposition to the plans threatening it.

 
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Event Details


Event Type:

Learning

Location:


Around Birzebbuga
Birżebbuġa,

Start Date:

15 May 2022

End Date:

15 May 2022

Website:

Venue:


Venue:

Around Birzebbuga

Address:

Birżebbuġa

Dates:


15
May
Mixja - Save Wied Żnuber
Around Birzebbuga, - Learning
09:30