Nature Reserve, 8 Km from Byblos, 110 ha, ecotourism, environmental activities, Important Bird Area, biodiversity, Green Shell Adventure Eco Park.
Bentael Natural Reserve founded in 1981, owes its origin to the local will to protect this zone, notably against the projects of urbanization. Bentael Reserve was inaugurated in 1987;
Bentael Nature Reserve designation aims at:
(i) Protecting the natural environment and its related biodiversity and natural resources.
(ii) Conserving the natural resources (soil, ecosystem and water resources) which include protecting the reserve from pollution and degradation resulting from natural and human induced factors
(iii) Managing and conserving the reserve in a proper way while ensuring benefits through regulated eco-tourism as long as it does not negate the conservation objectives.
Bantael Nature Reserve.
Tel: 03 838 982