Wetlands protection areas

Wetlands Protection Areas

  • Legal ground: Article 8 of the Wetlands Conservation Act
  • Purpose: The purpose of the Act is to provide for the conservation of wetlands and biodiversity thereof by prescribing matters necessary for the efficient conservation and management of wetlands, and to contribute to the promotion of international cooperation by reflecting the purpose of international convention on wetlands.
  • Legal ground: Article 8 of the Wetlands Conservation Act
    • Areas of which have native continuity or rich biodiversity
    • Areas where rare or endangered wild plants and animals inhabit and visit
    • Areas which have extraordinary scenic, topographic or geologic value
Wetlands Protection Areas
Type Muan Mud Flat Wetland Jindo Mud Flat Wetland Jeungdo Mud Flat Wetland
Administrative District Vicinity of Hyeongyeong-myeon and Haeje-myeon in Muan-gun Vicinity of Gunnae-myeon and Gogun-myeon in Jindo-gun Vicinity of Jeungdo-myeon in Shinan-gun
Area 42㎢ 1.44㎢ 31.3㎢
Date of Designation 2001. 12. 28
(Ramsar Wetland Registration: 2008.1)
2002. 12. 28 2010. 01. 29
Legal Ground Article 8 of the Wetlands Conservation Act Article 8 of the Wetlands Conservation Act Article 8 of the Wetlands Conservation Act
Administration MROOF MROOF MROOF
Reason for Designation Rich biodiversity and geologic value Rich biodiversity and habitation for migratory birds Rich biodiversity and extraordinary scenic, topographic or geologic value