Dominican Republic: Environment declares a protected area in the South region

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources issued Resolution 028-2020 this Saturday with which it declared a Private Protected Area with the category “Conservation Area for Sustainable Management” to the South Future Water Sowing Reserve, which includes an important extension of the land of the Sur Futuro Foundation located in the municipality of Tábara Arriba, Azua de Compostela province.

The decision was made by the minister, Orlando Jorge Mera after the corresponding technical and legal evaluations adjusted to the provisions of the Regulation for the Declaration of Private Protected Areas or Voluntary Conservation of the Dominican Republic.

The resolution issued is also adjusted to the mission of the new administration that seeks to increase the territory under protection and conservation, with the declaration of new protected areas. When releasing the information, Minister Jorge Mera highlighted the initiatives developed by Melba Segura de Grullón, president of the Fundación Sur Futuro, in order to preserve the environment.


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