Wushan, Chongqing: ecological Development in the Red leaves of the three Gorges
Xinhua News Agency, Chongqing, November 18th, by title: ecological Development in the Red leaves of the three Gorges
Xinhua News Agency reporter Han Zhen
In Qingshi Village, Baolong Town, at the foot of Wushan Goddess Peak, the farm music of Yi Guangqiong, an immigrant from the three Gorges, ushered in the hottest period of the year. Hundreds of tourists enjoy the red leaves of the three Gorges every day while tasting the local delicacies of the three Gorges. Tourism, so that Yi Guangqiong and the surrounding villagers gradually rich.
The red leaves of the mountains are like rosy clouds, which reflect the three Gorges every year. Every winter, other scenic spots generally ushered in a tourism trough, the Yangtze River three Gorges ushered in a tourism peak, the three Gorges Red Leaf has become a beautiful business card of the three Gorges tourism. Behind the gorgeous red leaves of the three Gorges contains the concept of green development in the three Gorges of the Yangtze River in recent years.
Li Chunkui, secretary of the Wushan County CPC Committee in Chongqing, said: the red leaves of the three Gorges in Wushan are mainly composed of more than 20 kinds of plants, which usually play the role of soil and water conservation. In winter, the leaves turn red, gorgeous as rosy clouds, and become a beautiful tourist landscape. But for a long time, red leaves have not become a tourism product.
"after the 18th CPC National Congress, the CPC Central Committee put forward the concept of 'giving priority to ecology, giving priority to green development,' jointly paying attention to great protection, and not engaging in large-scale development." considering that red-leaf plants can not only conserve soil and water, but also form landscapes, They decided to take it as an 'ecological treasure' to vigorously cultivate and create tourism products. " Li Chunkui said: on the one hand, Wushan County expands the planting area to make the red leaves more beautiful; on the other hand, it builds the three Gorges Red Leaf brand so that the red leaves can spread farther.
According to reports, Wushan planted about 40, 000 mu of red leaves every year. At present, the total area of red leaves in Wushan has reached 1.2 million mu, of which the scale is 120000 mu, and there are more than 200 varieties. In addition, Wushan is building a 3000 mu Red Leaf Expo Park, which brings together red leaves from all over the world for tourists to enjoy.
To create a good tourism products, but also to open the "window" to attract guests. In order to make Wushan red leaves shout louder and spread farther, Wushan has held the Yangtze River three Gorges International Red Leaf Festival for more than 10 consecutive years since 2007, and cooperated with the scenic spots of the three Gorges Dam to promote complementary tourism resources and attract tourists from under the dam to the dam.
Large-scale development, coupled with brand building, so that "beautiful three Gorges, Wushan Red Leaf" has gradually become a popular tourist route at home and abroad. According to Li Yuanhua, director of the Wushan County Culture and Tourism Commission, during the 2018 Red Leaf Festival, a total of 425000 tourists came to Wushan to enjoy the beauty of the mountains and the forests. The red leaves of the three Gorges have generated 180 million yuan in tourism revenue.
"now that tourism has developed, our mountain nest has become a golden nest." Yi Guangqiong, a villager in Qingshi Village, said with emotion that last year she relied on farm music to earn more than 200,000 yuan, which led the surrounding villagers to raise and grow vegetables, and helped the villagers achieve a substantial increase in income.
"'Green Water Qingshan is Jinshan Silver Mountain'. By taking the road of 'ecological industrialization and industrial ecologicalization', tourism has become an important growth point of Wushan economy." Li Chunkui said: last year, Wushan County achieved a comprehensive tourism income of 6.4 billion yuan, and about 30, 000 poor households were successfully lifted out of poverty.