Dhedhessa River valley is one of the areas with wildlife potential that has been proposed for conservation. The area is located in the middle and lower part of the Dhedhessa River. The all-weather road from Naqamte to Beddelle town descends to Dhedhessa valley, where it crosses the river. Here, one can enjoy beauty of the river and the valley. The area proposed for conservation is estimated to cover about 1333 square kilometers with an altitude that ranges from 1300 to 1900m.

Dhedhessa valley is an area of numerous watersheds where more than 14 small rivers and streams flow to Dhedhessa River. The area is believed to be a habitat for about 54 plant species, 30 mammal species and a number of birds. 

Print   Email