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【September】Wildlife Picnic at Suzume Farm! Let’s Observe Frogs, Dragonflies, Grasshoppers, and Fish Inside Rice Fields!
Let's take a closer look at the creatures that live in the rice fields and the surrounding waterways, ridges and reservoirs.
wildlife observation only: 2 hours, wildlife observation + local food experience: 4 hours
Number of Participants
At this time when the rice stalks grow tall and the tops begin to hang down, you can see many frogs, aquatic insects, dragonflies and Japanese rice fish which were born and raised in the rice fields. Let's take a peek into the world of tiny wildlife together!
1. Activity introduction (yearly cycle of rice field, brief explanation about creatures, safety information)
2. Gathering small creatures from the rice paddies (outside)
3. Careful observation of creatures (indoors)
4. Reflection and debriefing.
※Reservation required to participate.
Let’s observe the creatures that live inside the rice fields, understand them, and consider the deep connection between farming and wildlife.
|Experience Program Name||【September】Wildlife Picnic at Suzume Farm! Let’s Observe Frogs, Dragonflies, Grasshoppers, and Fish Inside Rice Fields!|
|Activity Location||Izumi ward, Fukuoka area.|
|Time Required||wildlife observation only: 2 hours, wildlife observation + local food experience: 4 hours|
|Minimum number of participants||5people|
|Maximum number of participants||20people|
|Reservation Deadline||7 days before by 17:00|
|About suspension of the activity||When 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 participation||We will walk along the footpaths between rice fields, so please bring long boots.|
|What is included in the price||Experience fee, materials fee, guide fee, consumption tax, and insurance.|
|What is not included in the price||Transportation costs from meeting area to experience area.|
|Method of Payment||Pay cash on the day.|
|About cancellations and changes||Please contact us as soon as possible in case of cancellation or changes.|
|Cancellation Policy||There is no cancellation fee. Since we must change the activity insurance, please contact us as soon as possible.|
|Meeting Spot||10 Sekizoe, Fukuoka, Izumi-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 981-3225|
Jonouchi Public Hall, Izumi-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 981-3225
|Meeting Time||Please come 10 minutes before the start of the program.|
15 minutes by car from Tohoku Expressway Izumi PA Smart IC.
Use the parking area at "Jonouchi Public Hall" (room for 7 cars, inform how many spots needed when applying).
|About Guides and Tours||A guide will lead the expedition and provide commentary.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／English|
|Company / Organization||Organizer: Suzume Farm|
Mukai＊Ikimono Labo is an organization which creates fun and immersive learning activities through nature. We offer workshops such as “Nature Observation Meeting”, “Survey of Living Things”, and hands-on art projects using flowers. Operatio…
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