Philippines: Policy on Protected Areas and Wildlife

  • General Information

The Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) established in 1987 holds a mandate in establishing and managing protected areas, promoting and institutionalizing ecotourism, managing coastal biodiversity and wetlands ecosystems, conserving caves and cave resources, information education on biodiversity and nature conservation. The mission is to 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


  • Contact Details

Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center
Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
Tel ephone : +(63 2) 9246031-35
Fax : +(63 2) 9240109
Website :


Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Republic Acts 1997-2006. Last accessed on 23 October 2012 at