UPCOMING Qatar Sustainability Week: Eco-tour of the Sand Dunes

October 30 2016
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Join us on an Eco-tour of the Qatari Barchan Dunes to celebrate Sustainability Week 2016!

Event Title

An Exploration of the Barchan Sand Dunes

Organization Name

Richer Environments and Qatar Natural History Group

Contact Name

Dr. Aspa D. Chatziefthimiou / Sheri Kenly

Contact Number

5516 5426 / 6656 0604

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Meeting point: Radisson Blu Hotel Parking Lot / Final destination: Al Kharrara

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Event Date

November 18, 2016

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Event Description

Richer Environments and the Qatar Natural History Group, are joining forces to organize and lead an Eco-tour to the Barchan Sand Dunes of Al Kharrara. During the eco-tour, we will explore this unique and majestic desert ecosystem. Dr. Chatziefthimiou and Ms. Abdul Majid, will share their knowledge on the formation of Sand Dunes, the myriad of species that inhabit them, and the efforts they are leading to conserve the Sand Dune ecosystem. Please join us in making the dunes sing, observe skink lizards dive in the sand and enjoy a snack in the company of camels in the nearby farm.

What to bring with you: a hat, a snack, water, and sun-screen


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