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Protected Areas in Region 5

Protected Area Name Location Legislation Date Area (ha)

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TOTAL (25)
58,507.89                               
A. National Parks (2)      366.40
1. Caramoan NP* Caramoan, Camarines Sur. Proc. 291 7/20/1938      347.00
2. Libmanan Caves* Libmanan, Camarines Sur. Proc 654 2/6/1934        19.40
B. Wilderness Areas (4)      226.63
1. Island of Basot and Quinalaang* Camarines Sur. Proc. 2151 12/29/1981      185.38
2. Island of Guinauyan and Pobre* Asia Gulf in Masbate Proc. 2151 12/29/1981        23.25
3.Island of Majaba and Napayuan* Sibuyan Sea, Masbate. Proc. 2151
12/29/1981        18.00
4. Island of Dampalit* Samar Sea in Masbate. Proc. 2151 12/29/1981 undetermined
C. Watershed Forest Reserves (3) 26,806.00
1.Catanduanes WFR* Virac, Bato, San Miguel, Pandan, Calolbon, Baras, Catanduanes Proc. 123 6/23/1987 26,010.00
2.Dahican WFR* Mambulao, Camarines Norte Proc. 592 6/23/1933       44.00
3.Capalonga WFR* Capalonga, Camarines Norte Proc. 128 11/25/1966     752.00
D. Mangrove Swamp Forest Reserve (6)   - - - - - - - - -
1. Mangrove areas from Del Pilar River to Palita Island, Bo. Salvacion and Dahican* Camarines Norte Proc. 2152 12/29/1981 undetermined
2. Tanglar Point to Bicol * Camarines Sur Proc. 2152 12/29/1981 undetermined
  • RiverMangroves along the banks of Looc River
  • Mangroves along the banks of Looc River
  • Mangrove areas of Port Tambang including banks of Tambang River and Olas River.
  • Mangroves along the banks of Salon River.
  • Mangroves along the banks of Delchi River, Buang Creek,Parusan River in Inuran Sapitan.
  • Mangroves along the banks of Sagnay River.
  • Northern Bank of Caima River up Bo.Binahian.
  • Caragaray Pass to Gimbal Pt.in Caragay Island.
  • Island of Lahay, Lucsuhin, Haponan, Quinabungan, Malabungot, Lamit and Batan
3. Pigbucan to Paron Point* Manito, Albay. Proc. 2152 12/29/1981 undetermined
4. Putiao River to Malbog River* Sorsogon Proc. 2152 12/29/1981 undetermined
  • Getumbro Point up to the Municipality of Sorsogon.
  • Malazimbo Point to the Municipality of Juban in Sorsogon Bay.
  • Mangroves along the banks of Donsol River.
  • Papucha Point in Sugot up to Bo.Quidolog, Prieto Diaz boundaries divided into 2 quadrants: (a) Sta. Lucia to Buenavista; (b) Buenavista to Dingay Point.
  • Panuntingan Point in Gubat up to Tagdon River in Barcelona.
  • Sinagatan Bay to Mantay Point in Ginablan.
5. Malaquing River up to Mabung River* Burias Island Proc. 2152 12/29/1981 undetermined
  • Cueva Point up to Kimartines Point.
  • Kabugao Point up to Kabalog Andang Point.
6. Basin Island* (near Burias Island) Proc. 2152 12/29/1981 undetermined
E. Natural Parks (5) 25,005.77
1. Mt. Isarog Natural Park ** Naga, Calabanaga, Tinambac, Goa, Tigaon & Pili, Camarines Sur Proc. 214
6/20/2002 10,112.35
2. Bongsalay Natural Park ** Batuan, Masbate Proc. 319 5/31/2000      244.72
3. Bicol Natural Park ** Basud, Daet, Sipocot and Lupi, Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur. Proc. 43 12/29/2000   5,201.00
4. Mayon Volcano Natural Park**
Ligao, Guinobatan, Camalig, Damaga, Legazpi City, Sto. Domingo, Malilipot and Tobaco, Albay Proc. 413 11/21/2000   5,775.70
5. Bulusan Volcano Natural Park** Casiguran, Barcelona, Irosin & Juban Province of Sorsogon Proc. 421 11/27/2000   3,672.00
F. Wildlife Sanctuary (2)     117.75
1. Chico Island Wildlife Sanctuary ** Cawayan, Masbate Proc. 272 4/23/2000         7.77
2. Naro Island Wildlife Sanctuary ** Cawayan, Masbate. Proc. 317 5/31/2000    109.98
G. Protected Landscape and Seascape (1)   120.62
1. Malabungot Protected Landscape & Seascape ** Garchitorena, Camarines Sur. Proc. 288 4/23/2000    120.62
H. Natural Biotic Area (2)  5,864.72
1. Lagonoy Natural Biotic    Area ** Lagonoy, Camarines Sur Proc. 297 4/24/2000     444.60
2.  Abasig-Matogdon Mananap Natural Biotic Area ** San Vicente, San Lorenzo Ruiz, and Labo, Camarines Norte. Proc. 318 5/31/2000  5,420.12
*Initial components unproclaimed under the NIPAS
** Proclaimed under the NIPAS 
***Initial Components of NIPAS under OGA
32,821.00
 
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