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RESERVE THOMAS VAN DER HAMMEN AND THE WETLAND
RECORD YOUR VOICE
RECORD A MESSAGE TO THIS ECOSYSTEM
Explore the sounds of the reserve and the wetlands and combine them with the voices from the community.
The Thomas Van der Hammen Reserve can become one of the largest and most important urban forests in Latin America.
The Thomas van der Hammen Reserve has the last representative sample of the original landscapes of the Bogotá highlands.
The Thomas Van der Hammen Reserve connects life between the eastern hills,
Hill, Savanna Forest, wetlands, other bodies of water and the Bogotá River.
The Thomas Van der Hammen Reserve is an important part of Bogota’s Main Ecological Structure, a concept recognized as a central framework for sustainable development in territorial planning.
The Thomas Van der Hammen Reserve has a key role in the water regulation of the Savanna. Its bodies of water help control droughts and floods and decontaminate the Bogotá River.
The restoration and regeneration of the Thomas Van der Hammen Reserve is essential to help mitigate CO2 emissions and purify the air in Bogotá.
The wetland La Conejera was recognized as a subject of Rights, in a ruling of 2019.
In The wetland La Conejera 115 species of birds have been registered and it is declared as an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA). (Galindo, 2015).
The swamp daisy (Senecio Carbonelli), endemic plant to the wetland, that was declared extinct, was rediscovered in 1998 at the wetland La Conejera.
The wetland La Conejera in 1993 was a waste dump; today it is a District Ecological Park dedicated to biodiversity conservation and passive recreation.
In the wetland La Conejera there are two endemic species of the wetlands of the high Andean region of Colombia (Rallus semiplumbeus and Cistothorus apolinari).
The ecosystem of the wetland La Conejera is within the category of District Wetland Ecological Park and is part of the Capital District´s Protected areas system and Bogota’s Main Ecological Structure.
LISTEN AND PAY ATTENTION TO THE VOICE OF NATURE
Abuela Blanca Nieves
“Little Bird of Four Sounds”
“If I was a bird”
“See it restored”
“Listen in silence”
“The sounds that mark life”
José Camilo Rodríguez
“The beautiful things”
“Sense of belonging”
Profesora Liliana Novoa
“The Crunch of the Willows”
“I miss Silence”
“If I was River”
IN INTERCONNECTION WITH THE COMMUNITY
FOR A BETTER EXPERIENCE