Oki High Schools students visited St. Mary MacKillop College in Australia where they were given the opportunity to introduce the Oki Islands Global Geopark.
A new course entitled ‘Exploring the Oki Geopark' has commenced at Oki High School.
The Oki Islands Global Geopark is conducting a series of public workshops to facilitate dialogue about the future activities of the geopark.
The comic-style geopark book was published last month and is now being distributed. Contact the Promotion Committee for information.
When: Saturday 10th of November from 1.30pm
Where: Oki-tou Culture Center in Okinoshima Town
This seminar is entitled 'Oki Obsidian, prized by people in the Paleolithic'
At 6.30 on Saturday the 20th of October, the well-known anatomist, author and long-term Insect Buff Dr. Takeshi Youro will give a lecture on the 'mysterious living things of the Oki Islands'.
The Oki Islands Geopark held a Geopark Symposium at the Noah Community Center in Nishinoshima Island.
The Oki Islands Geopark was not announced as a new GGN Member this year, but we are working hard to gain entry at the next geopark conference in 2013!
Representatives of the Geopark Promotion Committee attended the EGN Conference to participate in workshops and hear the announcement of the new GGN members.
The geopark area has been enlarged to include the sea area in between the Dogo and Dozen Islands.
The site evaluation of the Oki Islands Geopark for entry into the Global Geoparks Network occurred on the 12th to the 14th of July this year.
The Visitors Center is open and located at the entrance of the Oki Nature Museum.
Home of Japanese Mythology Shimane Project Guidebook Oki Version