Protected Areas

The proposed regional conservation area of Ausangate in Cusco, Peru is one of the many government initiatives that AAF supports.

The proposed regional conservation area of Ausangate in Cusco, Peru is one of the many government initiatives that AAF supports.

Protected areas are legally designated spaces designed to ensure the long-term preservation of nature and, in many cases, local and indigenous cultures. Examples of these areas include: 

  • National parks 
  • Regional conservation areas 
  • Private conservation areas 
  • Communal reserves 
  • Conservation concessions 
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additional resources  

1) A detailed map of protected areas in Peru can be found here

2) Protected area management plans in Bolivia can be found here

3) A map of national parks in Colombia can be found here

4) Information about protected areas in Ecuador can be found here. 

 

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Photos by Haley Wiebel and Ronald Catpo.