In the north of Jianxi province, close to Hubei and Anhui lies the famous Mounttain Lushan. It is one of the favourite mountains of Mao and Li Bai (most famous Tang Poet). After 1949, it became a favoured meeting place for the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. Lushan was Listed by UNESCO as world Heritage site in 1996. Lushan has China's first botanic garden, rich plants species and 95% of total China's white crane and 17l categories of birds.
The Lushan Botanical Garen, set up in 1934,is an imponant base for the protection and migration of plants species in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangze river. There are 17l categories of birds.Over l million migratory birds(receiving state protection)spend every winter in Poyang Lake, among which the white crane is the largest flock of gregarious birds, making up 95% of the total white crane population in the world.