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Protected Areas in Region 8

Protected Area Name Location Legislation Date Area (ha.)

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BZ
TOTAL (11) 453,162.78 125,400.00
A. National Parks (5) 370.78                  
1. MacArthur Landing (Imelda Park)* Palo, Leyte LOI 572 7/12/1977 6.78
2. Kuapnit Balinsasayao NP* Baybay and Abuyog, Leyte Proc. 142 4/16/1937 364.00
B. Watershed Forest Reserves (1) 2,392.00
1. Palompon WFR* Palompon, Villaba, Leyte Proc. 212 1/29/1988 2,392.00
C. Mangrove Swamp Forest Reserve (1) - - -

1. Mangrove areas along the coastline of Dupon Bay from Sacay Point up to the mouth of Dupon River*

  • Apali Point to Calunangan Point
  • Puerto Bello to Lao
  • Mangrove areas from Bo, Tuban and Bo. Manpagui in Santa Cruz
Leyte Proc. 2152  12/29/1981  undetermined
D. Natural Park (3)     336,128.00 125,400.00
 1. Mahagnao Volcano Natural Park**  Barauen and La Paz, Leyte  Proc. 1157
 2/3/1998  635.00
2. Lake Danao Natural Park** Ormoc, Leyte  Proc. 1155
 2/3/1998 2,193.00

3. Samar Island Natural Park **

(include Sohoton Natural Bridge,   Jicontol WFR, Taft Forest Philippine Eagle WS, Calbiga Caves Protected Landscape)

Basey, Calbiga, Catbalogan, Gandara, Hinubangan, Jiabong, Marabut, Matuguinao, Motiong, Paranas, San Jorge, San Jose de Buan, Pinabacdao and Calbayog, Samar; Arteche, Balangiga, Balangkayan, Borongan, Can-Avid, Dolores, Gen. MacArthur, Hernani, Gipoloros, Jipapad, Lawaan, Oras, Llorente, Maslog, Maydolong, Quinapodan, San Julian, Sulat and Taft, Eastern Samar; Catubig, Las Navas, Lope de Vega, Mondragon and Silvino Lubos, Northern Samar Proc. 422 8/13/2003 333,300.00 125,400.00
E. Protected Landscape (1)
7,832.00
1. Calbayog-Pan-As Hayiban Protected Landscape ** Calbayog, Samar  Proc. 1158
 2/3/1998 7,832.00
F. Protected Landscape and Seascape (3) 106,440.00
1. Biri Larosa Protected  Landscape/Seascape** Lavezares, Rosario, San Jose, Biri & neighboring islands Northern Samar Proc. 291 4/23/2000 33,492.00
2. Guiuan Protected Landscape/Seascape** Guiuan, Province of Eastern Samar  Proc. 469
 9/26/1994 60,448.00
3. Cuatro Islas Protected Landscape/Seascape** Inopacan, Hindang, Islands of Digyo, Apid Mahaba and Himukilan Islands, Leyte Proc. 270 4/23/2000 12,500.00
*Initial components unproclaimed under the NIPAS
** Proclaimed under the NIPAS
***Initial Components of NIPAS under OGA
 
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