Cajati Environmental Protection Area

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Cajati Environmental Protection Area
Área de Proteção Ambiental de Cajati
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Cajati Environmental Protection Area
Map showing the location of Cajati Environmental Protection Area
Nearest city Cajati, São Paulo
Coordinates 24°48′45″S 48°15′12″W / 24.812378°S 48.253306°W / -24.812378; -48.253306Coordinates: 24°48′45″S 48°15′12″W / 24.812378°S 48.253306°W / -24.812378; -48.253306
Area 2,976 hectares (7,350 acres)
Designation Environmental protection area
Created 21 February 2008
Administrator Fundação Florestal SP

The Cajati Environmental Protection Area (Portuguese: Área de Proteção Ambiental de Cajati) is an environmental protection area in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

Location

The Cajati Environmental Protection Area is in the municipality of Cajati, São Paulo. It has an area of 2,976 hectares (7,350 acres).[1] It is in the Atlantic Forest biome, Vegetation is dense rainforest.[2] Hunting, fishing and sale of land are prohibited.[3]

History

The Cajati Environmental Protection Area was created by state law 12.810 of 21 February 2008 with an area of 2,975.71 hectares (7,353.1 acres).[4] This law broke up the old Jacupiranga State Park and created the Jacupiranga Mosaic with 14 conservation units.[5]

Notes

Sources

  • APA de Cajati (PDF) (in Portuguese), Fundação Florestal SP, retrieved 2016-11-26
  • APA de Cajati (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-26
  • Sobre a Área de Proteção (in Portuguese), SAP: Sistema Ambiental Paulista, retrieved 2016-11-26
  • Zanchetta, Inês; Bedeschi, Luciana (28 February 2008), Mosaico do Jacupiranga, no Vale do Ribeira, agora é lei (in Portuguese), ISA: Instituto Socioambiental, retrieved 2016-11-20
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