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AL AREDH NATIONAL PARK

THE AL AREDH NATIONAL PARK IS AN INITIATIVE WHICH IS BEING PROMOTED BY THE HIGH COMMISSION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AR’RIYADH IN ITS CAPACITY AS A GOVERNMENT AUTHORITY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF RIYADH. THE AREA OF LAND WHICH HAS BEEN CONSIDERED IS LOCATED TO THE WEST OF RIYADH. IT CONTAINS THE WESTERN (NON-URBAN)
CATCHMENT AREA OF THE WADI HANIFAH AND ITS TRIBUTARIES, THE TUWAIQ ESCARPMENT, WADI LAHA AND LOCAL ENVIRONS. THIS IS A CONSERVATION-LED INITIATIVE WHICH AIMS TO PRESERVE KEY ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL ASSETS IN SITU. THIS INCLUDES THE PROTECTION OF:
FLAGSHIP SPECIES AND THEIR SUPPORTING ECOSYSTEMS THAT ARE REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF PLANT AND ANIMAL COMMUNITIES PRIOR TO THE IMPACTS OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT OF RIYADH; GEOLOGICAL FEATURES OF CULTURAL OR ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE; TOPOGRAPHIC FEATURES ILLUSTRATIVE OF UNIQUE BIOGEOGRAPHICAL PATTERNS; AREAS THAT CONTAIN RICH AND OUTSTANDING HISTORIC RESOURCES WHICH INCLUDE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES, VILLAGES, BURIAL GROUNDS, TRAILS, ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURES AND OTHER CULTURAL LANDSCAPES; TRADITIONAL INDUSTRIES INCLUDING AGRICULTURE, AS WELL AS SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES; AND ARTS AND CRAFTS, LANGUAGES AND TRADITIONS THE AL AREDH NATIONAL PARK REPRESENTS
A LONG-TERM COMMITMENT TO CONSERVATION. IT ENCOMPASSES THE ADA’S STRATEGIC POSITION ON DEVELOPMENT OF THE SENSITIVE AND HIGHLY VALUABLE LANDSCAPE. PROJECT WORK WHILE EMPLOYED AT BARTON WILLMORE INTERNATIONAL