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LIST OF PROCLAIMED PROTECTED AREAS IN REGION 8

Initial Component
 
Leyte
 
1.  Mahagnao Volcano Natural Park
     Burauen, Leyte
     Area =  635 has
     Proc. No. 1157; Dated 02-03-1998
 
Samar
 
2.  Calbayog-Pan-as Hayiban Protected Landscape
     Calbayog City Western Samar
     Area =  5,132 has
     Proc. No.  1158; Dated:02-03-1998
 
Additional Component
Leyte
 
3.  Lake Danao Natural Park
     Brgy. Lake danao, Ormoc City
     Area =  2,193 has
     Proc. No. 1155 ; Dated:02-03-1998

4.  Cuatro Islas Protected Landscape/Seascape
     Inopacan and Hindang, Leyte
     Area = 12,500 has
     Proc. No.  270; Dated: 04-23-2000

Samar
 
5.  Samar Island Natural Park
     Western, Eastern & Northern Samar
     Area = 333,300 has :  Buffer zone = 125,400 has
     Proc. No. 442: Dated:  08-13-2003
 
     -  Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park
         Inutan, Basey, Samar
         Area = 840 has
         Proc. No.  831; Dated: 07-19-1935
 
      -  Calbiga Caves Protected Landscape
         Calbiga, Wright & Hinabangan
         Area = 2,968 has
         Proc. No. 1126; Dated: 11-04-1997
 
      -  Jicontol Natural Park
          Maslog, Dolores and Can-avid
          Area = 6,483 has
          Proc. No.  1156; Dated: 02-03-1998
      
       - Taft Forest (P.E.)  Wildlife Sanctuary
          Brgy. San Rafael, Taft Eastern Samar
          Area = 3,729 has
          Proc. No. 106; Dated: 12-10-1992
 
E. Samar
 
6.  Guiuan Marine Reserve Protected Landscape/Seascape
     Guiuan Eastern Samar
     Area = 60,448 has
     Proc. No. 469; Dated: 09-26-1994
 
7.  Biri Larosa Protected Landscape/Seascape
     Lavesares, Rosario, San Jose & Biri N. Samar
     Area = 33,492 has
     Proc. No.  291; Dated: 04-23-2000 
 
 
 
 

LIST OF PROPOSED PROTECTED AREAS IN REGION 8

 

Name of Protected Area

Location 

Area in has

  1. Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park

  2. Palompon Protected Landscape

  3. Mac Arthur Landing Natural Monument

  4. Hinabian – Lawigan Protected Landscape

  5. Bulosao Protected Landscape

  6. Lake Bito Protected Landscape

  7. Buac Protected Landscape

  8. Loog Protected Seascape

  9. Liloan Protected Landscape

  10. San Pedro, San Pablo Protected Landscape/Seascape

  11. Southern Leyte Protected Landscape/Seascape

  12. Caibiran Mountains Protected Landscape

  13. Bito Watershed Protected Landscape

  14. Ormoc Merida Wildlife Sanctuary

  15. Tres Marias Protected Landscape/Seascape

  16. Anas Protected Landscape

  17. San Isidro Protected Landscape

  18. Catubig- Palapag Forest Reserve

  19. Marine Recreational Park

  20. Mt. Huraw Protected Landscape

  21. Paranas Protected Landscape

  22. Tikling Island Marine Sanctuary

  23. Maqueda Bay Protected Landscape/Seascape

  24. Borongan – Hinabangan Old Growth Forest

  25. Linal-an Watershed Forest Reserve

  26. Basey Old Growth Forest

  27. Basey Residual Forest

  28. Mancono Genetic Reserve

  29. Higatangan Island Protected Landscape

  30. Tunga Watershed Forest Reserve

  31. Baybay Watershed Forest Reserve

  32. Mt. Cabalian – Cantoloc Permanent Forest

  33. Maasin Protected Seascape

  34. Babatngon-San Miguel Watershed Forest Reserve

  35. San Policarpo- Arteche Protected Seascape

  36. Kuapnit – Balinsasayao Protected Landscape

  37. Mt. Amandeweng Ranges Protected Landscape

  38. Mt. Pangasugan Ranges Protected Landscape

  39. Salug Watershed Protected Landscape

  40. Mangrove Swamp Forest Reserve

  41. Mangrove SwampReserve

  42. Mangrove Swamp Forest Reserve

  43. Tongonan Hot Spring National Park

Brgy. Inumtan, Basey, Samar


Palompon, Matag-ob & Villaba, Leyte

Brgy. Candahug, Palo, Leyte

Libagon, St. Bernard, Hinunangan & Silago, Southern Leyte

Lawaan Eastern Samar & Marabut W. Samar

Mc Arthur, Leyte

Mahaplag, Sogod & Silago So. Leyte

Basey, Samar

Liloan So. Leyte

Hinunangan, So. Leyte

P. Burgos & Macrohon So. Leyte

 

Asug Caibiran, Biliran

Javier, Abuyog and Mc Arthur, Leyte

 

Ormoc and Merida, Leyte

Palompon, Leyte

 

Naval, Almeria & Caluba, Biliran

Palanit, San Isidro Northern Samar

Catubig and Palapag N. Samar

Malajog and Monopolo, Calbayog Samar

San Jose de Buan W. Samar

Paranas W. Samar

Dolores Eastern Samar

Western Samar

Borongan Eastern Samar & Hinabangan Western Samar

Borongan Eastern Samar

 

Basey, Samar

Basey, Samar

Homonhon, Guiuan Eastern Samar

Naval, Biliran

Tunga, Jaro & Kananga, Leyte

 

Baybay, Leyte

 

San Juan & Hinundayan So. Leyte

Maasin So. Leyte

Babatngon and San Miguel, Leyte

 

San Policarpo & Arteche Eastern Samar

Mahaplag and Baybay, leyte (for disestablishment)

Jaro, Leyte

 

Baybay, Leyte

Inopacan, Hindang, Hilongos, Leyte

 

Isabel and Palompon, Leyte

Isabel and Merida, Leyte

 

Ormoc and Merida, Leyte

Ormoc City, Leyte

840

 

5,147

14.0

3,536

 

4,055

527

5,934

1,145

3,386

4,340

4,530

 

1,251.34

12,148

 

984

1,145

 

1,000

1,000

70,157

1,060


1,351

3,781

58

100,000

18,000

5,937

 

720

2,900

454

1,600

 

1,127

 

1,127

1,220

3,943

10,580

 

1,351

364

 

5,250


3,855

9,239

 

344

452

 

452

272

  
 
     
Coastal and Marine Management Division
 
Legal Basis (DAO 2002-08)
 
          Strengthen the Coastal Environment Program (CEP) through the Establishment of the Coastal and Marine Management Office (CMMO) as the National Coordinating Office for all coastal and marine environment activities.
 
Program/Project/Activity
 
1.  Provision of technical assistance and facilitation of ICM planning and implementation program
 
     a.  Provision of ICM Plan
     b.  Presentation of ICM Plan and approval of SB members
     c.   Technical assistance to ICM plan implementation
    
     Coral Reef Restoration and Conservation
     
      a.  Site assessment
      b.  Survey and mapping
      c.  Coral restoration
      d.  Capacity building
      e.  SCUBA diving training
 
2.  Inland Wetland Conservation Program
      -  Inland Wetland Assessment Mapping and Initial Management Planning
 
      a.  Identification of inland wetland site
      b.  Site assessment
      c.  Survey and mapping
      d.  Participatory management planning for inland wetland 
 
3.  Provision of technical assistance in the development and operationalization of ICM plan program
 
     a.  Participatory Assessment of Coastal and Marine Areas (PCRA)
     b.  Information, Education and Communication (IEC)
 
4.  Other Activities
      
      a.  International Coastal Clean-up
      b.  Month of the Ocean
 
 
 
Sectors - Protected Areas and Wildlife


Status of Protected Areas Establishment (as of December 2009)

Inital Components
  • Baganga Protected Landscape/Seascape
  • Baganga Protected Landscape
  • Mati Protected Landscape
  • Mabini Protected Landscape/Seascape
  • Mainit Hot Springs Protected Landscape
  • Samal Island Protected Landscape/Seascape
  • Mt. Apo Natural Park
  • Malagos Protected Landscape
Additional Components
  • Pujada Protected Landscape/Seascape
  • Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary
Proposed
  • Aliwagwag Protected Landscape
  • San Isidro Protected Landscape/Seascape
  • Mt. Tagub-Kampilili Protected Landscape