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Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center
Transcript of Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center
ASSESSMENT Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (NAPWC) traces its beginning as a portion of the 197.8 hectares of Quezon Memorial Park (QMP).
Today, NAPWC covers only 22.7 hectares.
On July 25, 1970, the park was inaugurated and opened to the public by President Ferdinand Marcos and the Vice President Fernando Lopez.
In July 1982, the park was temporary closed to the public for renovation in an effort to provide facilities or infrastructures.
It was reopened to the public on February 21, 1983 and was named as Lungsod ng Kabataan Recreational Park. In 1986, it was renamed as Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center (NAPWNC) in honor of the late Senator.
In 1987, the park was place under the administration of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau – DENR.
On May 25, 2000, the NAPWC became known as DENR-Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. It was formally called and known as Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center on August 21, 2002.
Since then, the NAPWC is under the management and administration of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) proclaimed by Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on October 25, 2004 A. Historical Background I. Introduction •Vision
PAWB envisions a perpetual existence of biological and physical diversities in a system of protected areas and other important biological components of the environment managed by a well-informed and empowered citizenry for the sustainable use and enjoyment of present and future generations •Mission
Conserve the country's biological diversity through:
Establishment, management and development of the National Integrated Protected Areas System
Conservation of wildlife resources
Nature conservation information and education B. Organizational
Principle •Goals and Objectives
The General Management and development plan will be governed by set of guidelines to be issued by the DENR-Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau.
Recreation as well as educational interpretive services is the primary reasons for visiting the NAPWC. The implementation of the management plan, the park will be able to provide a variety and multitude of facilities and resources that will enhance visitor satisfaction. At the same time, NAPWC will be available for local educators to conduct field trips and provide hands-on experience for visitors. Activities for outdoor recreation such as walking, boating, biking, bird watching, photography and wildlife viewing will provide visitors with glimpses of Philippine biodiversity. C. Determining Factors Administrative Building Amenities / Facilities Entrance Gate 1 & 2 Amenities / Facilities Parking Area Amenities / Facilities Trails Amenities / Facilities Picnic Huts Amenities / Facilities Amenities / Facilities Basketball Court Amenities / Facilities Picnic Tables Amenities / Facilities Amphitheater Amenities / Facilities Tea House Amenities / Facilities Gazebo Amenities / Facilities Craft Village Amenities / Facilities Research
Rescue Services Fishing Village Attraction Our Lady of Peace Grotto Attraction Man-made Lagoon Attraction Vicinity Map DENR – Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau Sector Management Laws and Regulations - We have not seen any specific laws and regulations in their website but we notice the following signage upon visiting the area.
Don’t feed the animals
No smoking D. Designation Status Rates of visitor arrival decline and failed to recruit new clients
Drop-off tourism-related activities
Deterioration of tourism facilities
Poor maintenance and sanitation
Lack of tourism product
Increased in Competition Stagnation Period E. Source of Market Nursery and Primary Students
Circle of Friends
Common Family Existing Market Youth
Other Nationals Target Market II. Characteristics of the Place Away from congestion
Accessible forest in the heart of the city A. Choice of Location Government Policies Supporting Sustainable Development -It safeguards the destination’s natural, heritage and cultural resources and provides a positive investment climate for the private sector.
Safety -Facilities cope with travel-related injuries. -Prevent the outbreak of crimes and hostilities
Natural Resources -Destination has unusual or rare natural resources which are well-managed and not exploited
Adventure Resources -Range of outdoor nature-based activities
Humanitarian -It concerned with human development such as sanitation, volunteerism, and environmental concern. B. Market Competitiveness Infrastructure -Accommodate the needs of the visitors.
Cultural Resources -Destinations which encourage local people to preserve their culture so that customs will be honor and acknowledge, recognizing their unique contribution to the world stage.
Trademark / Brand Name -Visitors will be encouraged to come back and promote the destination because of its unique representation. B. Market Competitiveness Accelerate the development of an area.
Provides source of income to residents.
Provides Foreign Exchange without exporting anything out of the country. C. Economic Value of Tourism A. Climate / Weather III. Natural Resources Season Rainfall Warning System Temperature Cooler days are usually felt in the month of January with temperature averaging at 25.5 °C (77.9 °F) and the warmest days, in the month of May with a mean of 28.3 °C (82.9 °F)
In Manila and most of the lowland areas, temperatures rarely rise above 37 °C (98.6 °F). B. Topography Landform of the area: Plains - is land with relatively low relief that is flat or gently rolling.
Body of water in the area: Lagoon - is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs. C. Flora and Fauna 4,505 trees within the park, belonging to 135 species in 83 genera and 38 families
58 of these tree species are indigenous, of which 7 are endemic including the Katmon, the Kamatog, and the Niyog-niyogan Plants within the area: 73 species of birds, belonging to 36 families, including the Philippine eagle, Brahminy kite eagles, cockatoos, hornbills and egrets
3 species of amphibians (frogs and turtles)
11 species of reptiles, including crocodiles (saltwater and Mindoro/freshwater), pythons and monitor lizards
5 species of mammals including monkeys, deer, squirrels and bats Different species of animals,
either in captivity or in the wild: http://www.pawb.gov.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=263&Itemid=288
http://traveleronfoot.wordpress.com/2008/08/18/ninoy-aquino-parks-and-wildlife-nature-center/ References: Service Road Amenities / Facilities Wildlife Rescue Center