Marine Protected Areas in Region 2

By | May 29, 2020
marine protected areas in region 2

Marine Protected Areas in Region 2 | Image Credit: @DENROfficial via DENR Cagayan Valley

 

Marine Protected Areas in Region 2

1. Batanes Protected Landscape and Seascape
2. Palaui Island Protected Landscape and Seascape
3. Peñablanca Protected Landscape and Seascape
4. Northern Siera Madre Natural Park

Batanes Protected Landscape and Seascape
Created: Proclamation 335 (February 28, 1994) and RA 8991 (January 5, 2001)
Location: Batanes
Area: 213,578 hectares
Coral Reefs: 2,391.64 hectares
Seagrasses: 448.54 hectares

Palaui Island Protected Landscape and Seascape
Created: Proclamation 447 (August 28, 1994) and RA 11038
Location: Sta. Ana, Cagayan
Area: 8,048.57 hectares
Coral Reefs: 1,008.31 hectares
Seagrasses: 472.86 hectares
Mangroves: 102.38 hectares

Peñablanca Protected Landscape and Seascape
Created: Proclamation 484 (October 6, 2003) and RA 11038 (June 22, 2018)
Location: Peñablanca, Cagayan
Area: 118,653.67 hectare
Coral Reefs: 215.02 hectares
Seagrasses: 65.08 hectares

Northern Siera Madre Natural Park
Created: Proclamation 978 (March 10, 1997) and RA 9125 (April 22, 2001)
Location: Palanan, Divilacan Maconacon, City of Ilagan, San Pablo, Cabagan, San Mariano, Dinapigue, Tumauini. Isabela
Area: 359,486 hectares
Coral Reefs: 3,623.30 hectares
Seagrasses: 2,506.89
Mangroves: 659.30 hectares

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