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August 24 is National Parks Day in Costa Rica (Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica).

The National Parks Day of Costa Rica, is instituted in order that people reflect and participate actively in conservation actions and respect for the environment. On August 24, by Executive Decree No. 1647 MAG-MEP of 1986, the “Day of National Parks” is celebrated. In this way, it guarantees its protection with a new legal framework.

A national park is a category of protected area, which enjoys a certain legal status, allows to protect and conserve the biodiversity found in it. This area should include representative samples of ecosystems of national significance, show little evidence of human activity, offer important attractions for visitors and have a capacity for educational and recreational use in a controlled manner.

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Parks and Protected Areas
The National Parks and Wildlife Refuges of Costa Rica are managed by the Ministerio de Ambiental y Energia (MINAE).
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The National Parks Service (Sistema Nacional de Áreas de Conservación or Sinac) was created in the 1970s and now conserves nearly 28% of the country’s remarkable habitat.
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Refugio de Vida Silvestre Ostional
http://www.sinac.go.cr/AC/ACT/RVSOstional/Paginas/default.aspx

Manuel Antonio National Park
http://www.manuelantoniopark.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Antonio_National_Park

Cahuita National Park
Cahuita National Park – Wikipedia

Tortuguero National Park
Tortuguero National Park

Corcovado National Park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corcovado_National_Park
http://www.corcovado.org

Poás Volcano National Park
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parque_Nacional_Volc%C3%A1n_Po%C3%A1s
http://www.moon.com/destinations/central-america/costa-rica/central-highlands/alajuela-and-vicinity/slopes-poas-volcano

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Proparques@Proparques

https://www.facebook.com/sitraminaecr

Wikipedia
National parks of Costa Rica

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