List of Brazilian National Forests

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Caçador National Forest

A list of Brazilian National Forests follows. According to the Brazilian National System of Conservation Units, a national forest of Brazil is an area with forest cover of predominantly native species that has as its basic objective the multiple sustainable use of the forest resources and scientific research, with emphasis on methods of sustainable exploitation of native forests.[1]

Name State Biome Created Area (ha}
Açu Rio Grande do Norte Caatinga 2001 225
Açungui Paraná Atlantic Forest 1968 490
Altamira Pará Amazon 1998 725,406
Amaná Pará Amazon 2006 542,655
Amapá Amapá Amazon 1989 460,359
Amazonas Amazonas Amazon 1989 1,944,203
Anauá Roraima Amazon 2005 259,400
Araripe-Apodi Ceará Caatinga 1946 38,919
Aripuanã Amazonas Amazon 2016 751,295
Balata-Tufari Amazonas Amazon 2008 1,079,954
Bom Futuro Rondônia Amazon 1988 97,405
Brasília Federal District Cerrado 1999 9,336
Caçador Santa Catarina Atlantic Forest 1968 706
Canela Rio Grande do Sul Atlantic Forest 1968 563
Capão Bonito São Paulo Atlantic Forest 1968 4,236
Carajás Pará Amazon 1998 391,255
Caxiuanã Pará Amazon 1961 317,946
Chapecó Santa Catarina Atlantic Forest 1968 1,604
Contendas do Sincorá Bahia Caatinga 1999 11,215
Crepori Pará Amazon 2006 740,396
Cristópolis Bahia Cerrado 2001 12,840
Goytacazes Espírito Santo Atlantic Forest 2002 1,425
Humaitá Amazonas Amazon 1998 473,256
Ibirama Santa Catarina Atlantic Forest 1988 519
Ibura Sergipe Atlantic Forest 2005 144
Ipanema São Paulo Atlantic Forest 1992 5,384
Iquiri Amazonas Amazon 2008 1,472,599
Irati Paraná Atlantic Forest 1968 3,802
Itacaiunas Pará Amazon 1968 136,699
Itaituba I Pará Amazon 1998 212,881
Itaituba II Pará Amazon 1998 427,366
Jacundá Rondônia Amazon 2004 221,229
Jamanxim Pará Amazon 2006 1,301,567
Jamari Rondônia Amazon 1984 222,151
Jatuarana Amazonas Amazon 2002 569,482
Lorena São Paulo Atlantic Forest 2001 281
Macauã Acre Amazon 1988 176,356
Mapiá-Inauini Amazonas Amazon 1989 176,356
Mário Xavier Rio de Janeiro Atlantic Forest 1986 495
Mata Grande Goiás Cerrado 2003 2,009
Mulata Pará Amazon 2001 216,446
Negreiros Pernambuco Caatinga 2007 3,004
Nísia Floresta Rio Grande do Norte Atlantic Forest 2001 168
Pacotuba Espírito Santo Atlantic Forest 2002 449
Palmares Piauí Caatinga 2005 168
Paraopeba Minas Gerais Cerrado 2001 203
Passa Quatro Minas Gerais Atlantic Forest 1968 335
Passo Fundo Rio Grande do Sul Atlantic Forest 1968 1,333
Pau-Rosa Amazonas Amazon 2001 827,877
Piraí do Sul Paraná Atlantic Forest 2004 170
Purus Amazonas Amazon 1998 256,121
Restinga de Cabedelo Paraíba Atlantic Forest 2004 114
Rio Preto Espírito Santo Atlantic Forest 1998 2,561
Ritápolis Minas Gerais Atlantic Forest 1999 89
Roraima Roraima Amazon 1989 167,268
Santa Rosa do Purus Acre Amazon 2001 231,555
São Francisco Acre Amazon 2001 21,148
São Francisco de Paula Rio Grande do Sul Atlantic Forest 1968 1,615
Saracá-Taquera Pará Amazon 1989 441,283
Silvânia Goiás Cerrado 2001 486
Sobral Ceará Caatinga 2001 661
Tapajós Pará Amazon 1974 530,621
Tapirapé-Aquiri Pará Amazon 1989 196,502
Tefé Amazonas Amazon 1989 865,122
Três Barras Santa Catarina Atlantic Forest 1968 4,385
Trairão Pará Amazon 2006 257,529
Urupadi Amazonas Amazon 2016 537,228

References[edit]

  1. ^ O que são Unidades de Conservação (in Portuguese), ((o))eco, 19 April 2013, retrieved 2016-05-20 

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