73 thousand 747 lira fined In the district of Silifke, Göksu Delta Special Environmental Protection Area sand lily protection monitoring project was organized.
Natural Heritage Conservation Assistant General Manager Nuri Kunt, in his speech at the event, stated that there were 18 environmental protection areas in Turkey, "These are also from one Goksu. Here we are continuing years of protection and monitoring. Related to Caretta Caretta, sand lily and other species Our Presidency has a budget for the rehabilitation of the Göksu Delta and Bird Paradise in 2021. About 3 million. / p>
Stating that in order to create awareness of the sand lily, they have carried out a program with teachers and students in the field to closely examine the species and to see the species in the field, Kunt said, "Göksu Delta is to develop natural, cultural and historical values, ecological balance, cultural and natural assets by preserving them. and in order to transfer these to future generations, it has been declared as a Special Environmental Protection Area.In Göksu Delta Special Environmental Protection Area, which has an area of 226 square kilometers, urban settlements and agricultural areas, as well as many lakes, especially Akgöl and Paradeniz, are the Sensitive Areas to be Protected. There is an important international Ramsar area in terms of more than 300 bird species that use the delta as a wintering and incubation area, together with a Qualified Natural Reserve, Sustainable Protection and Controlled Usage Areas.
On the other hand, 441 plant species have been identified in the delta, 8 of which are endemic and 32 are rare species. It is a beautiful lily species that is among the rare species and is endangered and grows on the southern coasts of the Black Sea as well as the Mediterranean countries and blooms between August and October. Sand lily is a plant belonging to the daffodil family, with bulbous growing on the coastal dunes, perennial, with broadly long leaves, about 40-45 cm tall, with white flowers and a number of 3-15 flowers. Sand lily is a species of bulbous plant belonging to the daffodil family, growing on coastal sand dunes. Perennial, bulbous, broadly long stripy leaves, about 40-45 cm tall, white flowers, 3-15 flowers, corona, 2/3 of corona tepals.
Flowering time is between August and October. It grows in all Mediterranean countries and the southern coasts of the Black Sea. The species is endangered. The expulsion of the lily is a crime in Turkey. The most important threat to the species is the rapidly spreading summer residences in the coastal areas, the use of sunbeds and umbrellas on the beaches by people and the unconscious plucking of sand lilies for certain purposes. Prohibitions and administrative sanctions have been imposed by our laws on the protection of endemic and endangered plants and animals such as sand lily, and the foreseen penalties are 73 thousand 747 Turks for 2020.