Sarstoon-Temash National Park

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Sarstoon-Temash National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Official nameSarstoon Temash National Park
Designated19 October 2005
Reference no.1562[1]

Sarstoon-Temash is the southernmost national park in Belize, established in 1994. It is managed by the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management (SATIIM), in partnership with the Forest Department.[2] The park covers approximately 41,898 acres of broadleaf, wetland and mangrove forest.[2]

The park was designated a wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention in 2005.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarstoon Temash National Park". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b Gomez, L. "About SATIIM". Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management. Retrieved 12 July 2011.
  3. ^ Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (10 January 2000), "Belize", The Annotated Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance, retrieved 2011-07-25

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Coordinates: 15°56′33″N 88°59′56″W / 15.942513°N 88.999°W / 15.942513; -88.999