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Muthurajawela Marsh Excursion, Sri Lanka

Region: capital-colombo | Location: Negombo
 Other regions: ancient-cities | east-coast | hill-country | south-coast | west-coast
Muthurajawela Marsh in Negombo is the largest marsh in Sri Lanka and is very popular among the eco-enthusiasts. It is a wetland ecosystem that provides a comprehensive view of the wildlife and plant life indigenous to Sri Lanka’s coastal wetlands.

Muthurajawela Marsh, Negombo is the mostly densely populated and economically important urban area of Sri Lanka. This wetland ecosystem, however, is under severe threat caused by destructive fishing, encroachment, expanding housing areas, water pollution and social disparity. These stresses are severely affecting because of inefficient management of the resources base. However steps are now being taken by the government of Sri Lanka to minimize these problems by integrated planning process. Muthurajawela Marsh, Negombo serves numerous uses which include fishery, agriculture, trade and shipping and habitation from the past.

Half-day and full-day excursions can be arranged and are often combined with visits to the tile factories located a bit farther north.

Location

Muthurajawela Marsh is a distinctive wetland habitat on the Negombo lagoon in the south of the town of Negombo.

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