Honghu is Hubei's largest freshwater lake, located in the scenic Jianghan Plain south of the Yangtze River in Hubei Province, which is one of the seven major freshwater lakes.
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November 2006, Honghu was awarded by World Environment Foundation as the "best protection life lakes practice Award" in World Assembly of Life Lakes , the wetlands have begun to declare National Nature Reserve. At present, the open waters of Honghu Lake water quality has markedly improved, and water quality has been part of the pre-treatment III - IV category rose to II - III category, reeds coverage restored to about 80 percent, to the song of birds wintering populations of governance by the former more than 20,000 to more than 30 only 10,000 to become China's wetland protection of a bright spot. From 2006 onwards, 4 to July each year closure implemented lake fishing ban to protect the ecological. Louvre Museum
There is only four km to reach the shore of East Lake from Xindi Town. Honghu Lake is 348 square kilometers. Whole lake was multilateral geometric shape, Lakeshore straight, flat lakebed. Lake was pale green, most of the lake green water rippling, clear bottoming out. Honghu Lake is one of the most abundant organic content water in Hubei, and is an important category of China's freshwater fish production. A variety of fish species, a total of 84 species. around fishing grounds, farms clouds. Lake in a wide range of a total of 92 kinds of aquatic plants, including lotus seed annually in exports more than 200,000 kilograms.
Surface vast, dense aquatic plants, fish and is the habitat for migratory birds, such as ducks Effectively, the ideal place to winter feeding grounds, a total of 39 species of wintering waterfowl, duck there are as many as 18 kinds. The whole lake in the annual fish yield more than 300,000 kilograms more than the province accounted for more than half of output. Duck, wild meat is not only delicious, down more precious, made senior clothing, were for climbers and other special equipment.
Hung Lake is not only rich in aquaculture, but also have a beautiful scenery. It is suitable for travelling in Four Seasons ,especially the Lake is the ideal tourist scenic spots. Spring, the little fishing fan, the green grass ;summer, the Lily of the water is growing up well, wild flowers blooming; in autumn, visitors can boat on the lake to pick up Lotus seeds and water caltrop, to experience the joys of life on the water; in winter, wild geese ,ducks and migratory birds live in groups, then could go out for hunting activities. Beautiful Honghu ,beautiful song, with its unique natural scenery, attracting a large number of domestic and foreign tourists each year.