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【June/July】Wildlife Picnic at Suzume Farm! Let’s Observe Tiny Creatures Living Inside Rice Fields!

A lot of creatures live in the rice fields and their surrounding waterways, ridges and reservoirs. A little over one month after the rice fields have been flooded, you will be amazed how many creatures can be picked up with just one scoop of the net! Most you can't see with your eyes, so let's enjoy investigating the world of creatures living inside the water!

 Operation Period

June~July

 Time Required

wildlife observation only: 2 hours, wildlife observation + local food experience: 4 hours

 Number of Participants

5〜20people

Price

1,500 JPY– (tax included)

See detailed fee


-Schedule-
1. Indoors introduction (yearly cycle of rice field, brief explanation about creatures, precautions)
2. Gathering small creatures from the rice paddies
3. Careful observation of creatures indoors
4. Reflection

-Contents-
A little over one month after the rice fields have been flooded, the rice fields will be full of life with creatures such as frogs and water insects. You will be amazed how many creatures can be picked up with just one scoop of the net! Let’s observe the creatures that live inside the rice fields, understand them, and consider the deep connection between farming and wildlife.

※Reservation required to participate.

At this event, by observing the creatures that were actually caught inside the rice fields, you will realize that fields where rice is grown is used by many creatures as a place to live. Through this observation, you can have fun while learning that many creatures live in rice fields and understand the deep connection between farming and wildlife.


Experience Program Name【June/July】Wildlife Picnic at Suzume Farm! Let’s Observe Tiny Creatures Living Inside Rice Fields!
Activity LocationIzumi ward, Fukuoka area.
Operator NameMukai*Ikimono Labo.
Telephone Number090-8376-4701
URLhttps://www.mukai-ikimono.com/
Time Requiredwildlife observation only: 2 hours, wildlife observation + local food experience: 4 hours
Operation PeriodJune~July
Start Time10:00
Minimum number of participants5people
Maximum number of participants20people
Reservation Deadline7 days before by 17:00
About suspension of the activityWhen stormy weather is expected, we may decide to cancel the event. In that case, we will contact you on the evening before the event.
Important notes regarding participationWe will walk along the footpaths between rice fields, so please bring long boots.
Price
Wildlife observation1,500 JPY (Tax included)
Wildlife observation + local food experience2,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceExperience fee, materials fee, guide fee, consumption tax, and insurance.
What is not included in the priceTransportation costs from meeting area to experience area.
Method of PaymentPay cash on the day.
About cancellations and changesPlease contact us as soon as possible in case of cancellation or changes.
Cancellation PolicyThere is no cancellation fee. Since we must change the activity insurance, please contact us as soon as possible.
Meeting Spot10 Sekizoe, Fukuoka, Izumi-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 981-3225
Jonouchi Public Hall, Izumi-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 981-3225
Meeting TimePlease come 10 minutes before the start of the program.
Access15 minutes by car from Tohoku Expressway Izumi PA Smart IC.
ParkingYes
Use the parking area at "Jonouchi Public Hall" (room for 7 cars, inform how many spots needed when applying)
Barrier-free AccessNo
About Guides and ToursA guide will lead the expedition and provide commentary.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English
A guide will explain in English.
Company / OrganizationOrganizer: Suzume Farm