What are 6 protected areas that can be found in Belize?

What are 6 protected areas that can be found in Belize list their names?

National parks

Reserve District Co-management
Peccary Hills Belize Gracie Rock Reserve for Adventure, Culture and Ecotourism
Río Blanco Toledo Río Blanco Mayan Association
Sarstoon-Temash Toledo Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management
St. Herman’s Blue Hole Cayo Belize Audubon Society

Is the Belize River a protected area?

Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, declared a protected area in June 2002, is 5,900 acres situated along 5 miles of Spanish Creek. The Wildlife Sanctuarylies within the Belize River watershed, along Spanish Creek, south of Rancho Dolores. This Wildlife Sanctuary forms an important linkthe Northern Biological Corridor.

How much of Belize is protected?

Roughly 26% (2.6 million acres, or 1.22 million hectares) of Belizean land and sea is preserved within a total of 95 reserves, which vary in their purpose and level of protection.

How many marine protected areas are in Belize?

The Department has also established 11 protected Spawning Aggregation Sites, covering the majority of the sites known within Belize waters.

Listing Bacalar Chico Glover’s Reef
Management Fisheries Department Fisheries Department
Establishment 1996 1996
Area (Acres) 15,766 86,653

How many categories of protected areas are there?

There are 4 categories of the Protected Areas viz, National Parks, Sanctuaries, Conservation Reserves and Community Reserves.

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