A new management plan for the Cajas National Park that includes land for a recreational area and new city fire station has been presented to the Municipality of Cuenca. Cuenca Mayor Marcelo Cabrera received the 2018 to 2028 plan January 4 when he met with Ecuador Minister of Environment, Tarsicio Granizo. Highlights of the plan are the establishment of the Quimsacocha recreational area and a guarantee of land transfer allowing the construction of a new fire station at Illincocha. The management plans also include diagnostic studies in the areas of the biophysical, environmental, socio-economic, and administration. These fields support…
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