Protected Areas in Peru

Alto Mayo Protection Forest (Peru) Editor Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:37
The Alto Mayo Protection Forest is an area of protected forest land in northern Peru. This area preserves a portion of the tropical yungas forest in the upper Mayo River basin while protecting soil and water from erosion by deforestation. The area is the water supply for populations in the Mayo valley.
Cutervo National Park (Peru) Editor Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:34
Cutervo National Park is Peru's oldest protected area, located in the northern Peruvian Andes. It was created to preserve flora and fauna diversity and the archaeological remains of the Cordillera de Tarros, which is home to the last cloud forests of Cajamarca and various ecosystems of native species.
Huascarán National Park, Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site (Peru) Editor Fri, 12/21/2018 - 20:35
Situated in the Cordillera Blanca, Huascarán National Park and Biosphere Reserve protects the heart of the world's highest tropical mountain range in the central Peruvian Andes. The deep ravines, glacial lakes and variety of vegetation make it a site of spectacular beauty.
Manú National Park, Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site (Peru) Editor Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:07
Manú National Park is a world-renowned haven of biodiversity, at the meeting point of the Tropical Andes and the Amazon Basin, in southwestern Peru. As a vast, geographically and economically isolated watershed, the still roadless property has been spared from most human impacts.
Noroeste Amotapes-Manglares Biosphere Reserve (Peru) Editor Thu, 11/22/2018 - 15:33
The Noroeste Amotapes-Manglares Biosphere Reserve is located on the northern coast of Peru and covers part of the Ecuadorian dry forest in the tropical Pacific forest. The reserve includes Cerros de Amotape National Park, Coto de Caza El Angolo and Tumbes Mangroves Protected Area.