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Park Management

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The Park Management program focuses on the sustainable development and effective management of all public archaeological reserves/parks.

Specific objectives:alt

  • Develop and implement strategies that will ensure sustainable management of Belize’s archaeological parks.
  • Improve capacity building and Institutional strengthening, emphasizing park policies, standards and human resources development.
  • Optimize opportunities for communities to economically benefit from archaeological parks.
  • Promote sustainable management of archaeological parks by integrating a balance between tourism development, conservation and archaeological research.

Public Archaeological Parks:

  • Cerro Maya
  • Santa Rita
  • Lamanai
  • Altun Ha
  • Yarborough Cemetery
  • Nohoch Che’en Caves Branch
  • Actun Tunichil Muknal
  • Barton Creek Cave
  • Cahal Pech
  • Caracol
  • Xunantunich
  • El Pilar
  • Serpon Sugar Mill
  • Nim Li Punit
  • Lubaantun

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