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Present Estates and Future Interest document sample
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Belize REGION/ Begin WETLAND NAME PROVINCE LAT-DEG Marshes along the lower Rio Hondo Orange Walk and Corozal Districts 18 Marshes along the lower New River Corozal District 18 Shipstern Lagoon and Shipstern Cay Corozal District 18 Lagoons and marshes near High Bluff Corozal District 18 Cays west of Ambergris Cay West of Ambergris Cay 17 Bennett's Lagoon Corozal District 17 Northern River Lagoon Belize District 17 Crooked Tree Lagoon Orange Walk and Belize Districts 17 Burrell Creek Lagoon Belize District 17 Mussel Creek Belize District 17 Big Falls Rice Ranch Belize District 17 Cox's Lagoon, Mucklehany Lagoon and Cook's Lagoon Belize District 17 Faber's Lagoon and marshes to the north and east Belize District 17 Northern Lagoon Belize District 17 Southern (Manatee) Lagoon Belize District 17 Laguna Seca Orange Walk District 17 Punta Ycacos Lagoon Toledo District 16 Toledo District The upper Moho River, Aguacaliente Swamp and Mafredi Lagoon 16 The lower Temash River and Temash Lagoon Toledo District 16 Begin Begin Begin Begin Begin End LAT- End LAT- End LAT- End LON- LAT-MIN LAT-SEC LON-DEG LON-MIN LON-SEC DEG MIN SEC DEG 5 0 88 22 0 18 30 0 88 15 0 88 25 0 18 22 0 18 0 88 7 0 88 6 0 88 7 0 57 0 88 6 0 18 4 0 87 58 0 88 10 0 52 0 88 13 0 45 0 88 32 0 35 0 88 26 0 35 0 88 28 0 29 0 88 31 0 30 0 88 30 0 28 0 88 16 0 22 0 88 19 0 15 0 88 20 0 38 0 89 3 0 15 0 88 40 0 11 0 88 58 0 0 0 89 0 0 AREA MIN MAX SITE PROVINC End LON- End LON- AREA RANGE ALTITUD ALTITUD DESCRIP E AND MIN SEC AREA UNITS OR E E TION TYPE 45 0 60 KM 60 km of river 0 8.1.1; 09, the 18. 10 A slow-flowing river in11 &lowlands, bordered b 35 KM 35 km of river 1 8.1.1; almost 11, 13, 16 & comple 2 An extensive and 08, 09, impenetrable18. 10 0 4,201 HA 0 Lagoon: 4,200 ha; Cay 1 ha 8.1.1; 01, to brackish coastal lagoo 3 A large shallow fresh 03, 07, 08 & 12. 2,500 HA 0 8.1.1; 07 & 08. A permanent brackish coastal lagoon and exte 57 0 HA Under 4 ha 0 8.1.1; 01, 03 & 08. Five mangrove covered cays in a shallow sea 400 HA 0 8.1.1; 07 & 08. A brackish coastal lagoon with several mangro 800 HA 0 8.1.1; 07 & 08. A large brackish coastal lagoon with surroundi HA 15 8.1.1; 09, 11, and 18. 8,000-10,000 ha, possibly more. A complex of permament12 & seasonal, shallo 2 HA 3 8.1.1; 12 & and 4 A small freshwater lake18. marshes, 2-3m de 30 KM 30 km of creek 4 8.1.1; 09, 11 & 18. A slow flowing river with associated riverine lak 1,200 HA 15 8.1.1; 17 and shallow freshwater im A complex of canals & 18. HA 10 Several thousand ha. 8.1.1; freshwater lakes with some Three permament12 & 18. HA Several hundred ha. 0 8.1.1; 07, fresh and A complex of shallow 08 & 12. brackish coast 3,200 HA 0 8.1.1; 07 & coastal lagoon and ass A permament brackish 08. 3,200 HA 0 8.1.1; 07 & 08. A deep brackish coastal lagoon and extensive 300 HA 120 8.1.1; 12. A shallow freshwater lake with extensive sedg 9,000 HA 0 8.1.1; 01, 02, 03, 05, 08 & 09. A large shallow sea bay incorporating the mou 1,600 HA 200 8.1.1; 10, 12 & 18. A complex of fast-flowing rivers, freshwater lak 0 A very deep brackish coastal km of river. 8.1.1; 07, and 35 Uncertain, but probably at least 20,000 ha of mangroves08 & 09.lagoon, subject t PRINCIP RESEAR AL LAND PROTEC LAND WATERF OTHER CH AND REFERE VEGETAT TENURE TION USE OWL FAUNA THREATS CONSER NCES Various; the State owns all areas below high a The area is The only threatvery rich in wildlife.to be onca andground in None. and swampPoorly known; Aramus guarauna isThere are several villages is difficult Tapirus C forest; in water mark. reportedly still at known Dendrocygna higher of acces region of semi-humid Acommon, and area Leo excessive hunting. poorly Swamps with forested hammocks Primitive agriculture and subsistence hunting.forest. present seemswhichon autumnalis and b Mostly state owned (upCultivation of grass and with some areas. There isisininis inaccessible by road, and area nev None. Semi-humid forest, mangrove swamps and high sugar caneScirpus marshes. be presentpollution fromin the immediate whichat L to the high Poorly mark), in cleared private holdingsone sugar mill numbers include has dis water known; species The main threat areadrier areas. the sugar mills, Tigrisom No information. to likely The significant State owned. None. Fishing; fishermen and grassy collectof White-wingedavifaunal surveys have been and Myc Shipstern Lagoon 50 pairs eggs and youngDovescolony ofof egrets werestorks Sh About was formerly Persecution site of a large from the Egretta and nesting of the birds colony asiatica colony on at Mangrove swamps dominated by Rhizophora mangle,occasionally marshes. theSeveralbreedingZenaidabreedingalba conducte State owned. grassy Fishing hunting. No information. for threat seems up of breeding of Egretta alba, 30 The Aerial surveys to 100 pairs hunting. Mangrove swamps andNone. marshes. andAn important breeding area onlyCiconiiformes; to be excessivebirds were conducte State owned. None. None, other than the occasional raiding for birds' coloniesboat surveys are much persecuted The OspreyThe of Ciconiiformes, of onsome cormorants and pelican Pandion haliaetus by fishermen. were conducted by su Aerial and with Cayo Mangrove swamps with Rhizophora mangle. An important breeding area breeding nests nests waterfowlRosario, and the bayDo State owned. grassy Some Birds observedinformation. isin Several and April 1984have been conducted b No during surveys some persecution of the included 50 breeding p There Mangrove swamps andNone. marshes. hunting, but otherwise little disturbed. February aerial surveysbreeding birds. State owned. grassy Some Birds otherwise very little disturbed. No during aerial disturbancesurveys were conducted by Dora Weyer Some Aerial from fishermen. Mangrove swamps andNone. marshes. fishing, butobservedinformation. surveys in February and April 1984 included 140 bre Largely state owned, including allthe the centre of area shrub borderswildlife.lagoons; forests constructedhaveseaso The greaterThe area landextremely importantlagoons highway theAbout 260been ofindustry conductedin part of the An below extensive mark. for listed in hassite description have birds within cam basin, including thethe very There Numerousrecentlyholdings, Haematoxylum a ic The all logwoodrich in are the campechianum during the dry 19th are Haematoxylum private habitat and large the been to some critical species of been areas un Abundant submergent aquatic vegetation in waslagoons; high water is A major waterfowl, andavifaunal surveys were inincluded fe Land belowNo legal protection, state owned; adjacentowners colony owned byandhave afforded expanding conducte high forest.mark is but hunting a small breeding ofTapirusvillageland Crocodylus moreletii nests), and th present and pastanectens, surrounding avifaunal surveys the lake some prote Lutra dry lands are of Cochlearius cochlearius have been known t bairdii Tennessee Agriculture are In a region of humid tropical water Occasional There is and fishing. The nearbySeveralof Burrell Boom is (15-20Ltd. towardsto Areas swamp forest with patches much Crooked Audubon Society,forest. Belize Audubon put Alcedinidae. Large ind None, but at mark and Afterthecane,fishing Lagoon,in nets; and richestkingfishers several small private the request of some shorelineis None perhaps Government thereSociety sportprohibiting sh of wild theThe area are state owned; elsewhere some illegal "Belize City Area" and humid tropicalpresent except for has waterfowl Belize. and rich at The prey and The Riverine marshes,below high waterFishing, includingof Belize Tree with illegalbirds ofthe hunting.area forareup signsinhunting, The Formerly owned bywith RiceFalls butvery shrubs now shooting forestswiderich damage untilcrops. Leo onca and Ta forest, the high cultivation; there is on feeding area ducks which in wildlife, including tropical forest. h Big grasses and importantsurrounding by the cannals; Government humid is sold. Arde A Farm, has been prohibited, exceptunder aof waterfowl area The dry ground known.are Weyer and the Belize Audubonand in receivership variety region supervision, Society Rice fields and swamp No habitat protection,Ricehuntingbutsomeheld Noneoffor aDorafor Anatidae, theoftheincluding manyup for Partly state sedges and partly owned by theand fishing.bairdii and has someWeyer private potentialseveralfrom develo owned palms; andhunting forest. Mucklehany Lagoon is but there isconducted threatforest. Cook swamp Big Falls Rice None atCrocodylus to the west humid tropical Lagoon, ans Tapirus Farm, present, small has are Mucklehany avifaunal nested moreletii a holdings. Marshes with grasses, None. and Occasional Poorly known; Jabiru mycteriawith Dorasurrounded by ofabundant, especially nea marshes and None. Fishing and some hunting. CentralBelize Egretta caerulea,hastricolor, E. thula, E. alba,and b The American Otter Lutra anectens has been reported, Eudo Dora Weyer E. the area; several avifaunal s Freshwater State owned. mangrove swamps. An important feeding area for City is encroaching onconducted nearby land has be State owned, but Bird Cay is underOne care ofmostBelizeTrichechusSociety, butpine savanna Belize; the maina Point sedge and grass marshes; of few coconut palms onat part areas inland boat passage hunting conducte under the protection of the Belize Audubon Society. avifaunal surveys thefrom Gales occa the a the Manatees None Birdmanatus are for are lacking support colony the important breeding of except occasional to have been Audubon Regular Cay, and watefowl in visitors. Mangrove swamps andSupposedlyDuck hunting and fishing; the lagoon formspresent the forfundsuncontrolled towest. and warde Mostly state sedge with somemarshes; pine no large breeding colonies oftourist is common, thevillage ofinconducte None. Mainly private holdings. manatee west.present, Ciconiiformes, but particularly isGales Po There are savanna some hunting Several avifaunal surveys have been an lowe The None at and except for some The lagoon the Mangrove swamps, and owned,and grass subsistence fishing, with to theTrichechus manatusrecreation. hunting pressure. impo grass marshes. None. A Ltd., a logging company. poor for waterfowl,Abercrombie et al surveyedal reported in areaa Apparently very Abercrombie Indians cultivate marijuana on theet the lake the the None foundbut Jabiru mycteria has nearby escarpment, of Crocodylus moreletii in Sedge and Owned by Belize Estates very remote and undisturbed area:et alknown.a number Abercrombie been(1980).in 1978, a State owned. None. sedge marshes. In previous years is still a small caysnumberwaterfowlwildlife has colony of Egrett of fishing; and illegal hunting of the manatee manatees, particularly Heavy hunting supportedavifaunal surveys were manatus, A pressure a all and Trichechus conducted Mangrove swamps, and grass andA considerable amountThere the mangrove population ofof on large breeding resulted in dras marshes, swamp forest, and stands the flooded are breeding abundant, and andhas conducted refugees are Turtle None. Subsistence hunting byTapirus bairdii riceis an bamboo in Centralof Mafredi,species occur C There are no large sp, wild colonies of Weyer rice fields. many Snapping pour local Indians; is cane, increase There growing Ciconiiformes, but south American avifaunal surv Freshwater Various; Mafredi Lagoon puremuch ofof Lonchocarpusis state owned.Doraeast theagriculture, and fivesouth of Blue in State owned. None. Fishing in the lagoon, and noinformation at present,brief Ciconiiformes havefishing. number Poorly known; some hunting. in height. but avifaunal known to be large Little up tobreeding colonies of there hunting and been located, bu 30m One Mangrove swamps dominated by Rhizophora mangle, with treeslargeNone is available,other than are survey has been conducte CRITERIA S FOR SOURCE INCLUSI 0. Dora Weyer. 0. Dora Weyer. 2b, Dora Weyer. 2c & 3a. 2b, Dora Weyer. 2c & 3a. 2b, Dora Weyer. 2c & 3a. 2c. Dora Weyer. 2c Dora Weyer. & 3a. 123. Dora Weyer. 3a. Dora Weyer. 2c Dora Weyer. & 3a. 2b. Dora Weyer. 2a Dora Weyer. & 3a. 2a Dora Weyer. & 3a. 2c Dora Weyer. & 3a. 2a Dora Weyer. & 3a. 2a Dora Weyer. & 3a. 2a Dora Weyer. & 3a. 2a Dora Weyer. & 3a. 0. Dora Weyer.
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