[MIS14-P09] An example of geopark education practiced by cooperation between private organizations
Keywords:Geopark Education, Private Partnership
Toyama Water and Culture Foundation has been continuously supporting children's water related learning activities from 2003, through projects targeted at elementary schools and other organizations in Toyama Prefecture. Tateyama Kurobe Geopark has participated in this activity since 2013, a Japanese geopark associate member, and dispatches staff to the site as a learning instructor of "Geopark Expedition Team".
This activity is televised all over Toyama prefecture with the cooperation of private broadcasting stations and also plays a major role in spreading the principle of geopark activities. Toyama Water and Culture Foundation was able to obtain the result that the conservation educational activities of the new cut water environment started to move. Tateyama Kurobe Geopark was also able to gain a new reciprocal relationship between private organizations.