Ketapang Mangrove Park is a mangrove forest located in Ketapang Village, Mauk District, Tangerang Regency, Banten Province, Indonesia.
10,000 mangrove trees
The park was established as part of a government initiative to restore the mangrove ecosystem in the area. Over 10,000 mangrove trees have been planted in the park, and it now serves as a habitat for a variety of wildlife, including birds, fish, and insects. Prior to the restoration, the area was a vacant lot filled with trash and waste, which had turned it into a breeding ground for mosquitoes and various diseases.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities have been conducted in Ketapang Mangrove Park to support its preservation. These activities include mangrove tree planting, the construction of educational facilities, and the maintenance and monitoring of mangroves.
Valuable natural resource
The Tangerang Regency government has made significant efforts to restore the mangrove ecosystem in the area by planting mangrove trees and establishing infrastructure to support tourism. Ketapang Mangrove Park is a valuable natural resource that provides a range of benefits to both the environment and the local community. The park is a popular tourist destination due to its natural beauty and educational value. It also serves as a home to various wildlife and it helps to protect the coastal community from flooding and erosion.