Mexican Protected Natural Resource Areas

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Mexico's Protected Natural Resource Areas (or Áreas de Protección de Recursos Naturales in Spanish) are 6 federally recognized protected areas in Mexico that are administrated by the federal National Commission of Protected Natural Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, or CONANP).

They are critical natural resources that are preserved and protected, such as water sources and important forest areas.[1]

List of Protected Natural Resource Areas[edit]

The six areas are:

  • Las Huertas in Colima
  • Cuenca Hidrográfica del Río Necaxa in Puebla
  • Valle de Bravo, Malacatepec, Tilostoc, and Temascaltepec in Estado de Mexico
  • Cuenca Alimentadora del Distrito Nacional de Riego 04 Don Martín (as sources of the river Ríos Sabinas), Alamós, and Salado y Mimbres in Coahuila
  • Cuenca Alimentadora del Distrito Nacional de Riego 01 Pabellón in Zacatecas y Aguascalientes
  • Cuenca Alimentadora del Distrito de Riego 043 Estado de Nayarit, en lo respectivo a las Subcuencas de los Ríos Ameca, Atenguillo, Bolaños, Grande de Santiago Juchipila, Atengo y Tlaltenango in Durango, Jalisco, Nayarit, Aguascalientes and Zacatecas

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