‘Create a National Park of the dunes of Zuid-Holland’

‘Create a National Park of the dunes of Zuid-Holland’

The dozens of kilometers long area of dunes between Hoek van Holland and the Hague is unique and should be better accessible for a large audience.

That found under more duinbeheerder and drinking water company Dunea, the Forestry commission and the municipalities of Westland and The Hague. They want to make the coastal area a National Park.

The plan for the area further to exploit seems at odds with the protection of vulnerable natural area. Increasingly, celebrate the holiday homes and beach huts in the coastal area of Zeeland, North-Holland.

Sand barriers

“You can nature is indeed protected by a fence around it and no one to leave”, said a spokesman of Stichting Duinbehoud, also one of the initiators.

“We seek the solution in a format of the vast area into zones with different accessibility. You need recreation as seen in that nature there is as little damage as possible of experience, with areas where people do or do not.”

Some areas may, according to him, access is restricted are made; who is there, wants to, buy a ticket. Also estates as Clingendael and centuries-old dunes, such as in Voorschoten in the project are included.

The plans are Wednesday presented. A day later, going to make a proposal to the ministry of Economic Affairs.

The netherlands has twenty national parks. The best known are The Biesbosch national park, The Hoge Veluwe and De Zoom-Kalmthoutse Heide.

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