Pawa Mangrove Park

PAWA MANGROVE PARK ADJUDGED AS BEST MANGROVE. The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Masbate City represented by City Councilor Alberto R. Abayon together with employees of the LGU Masbate City received the Gawad Iba Ka Juan - Best Mangrove Award for the Pawa Mangrove Park during the Culmination Program of the Month of the Ocean (MOO) 2022 on May 26, 2022 in Legazpi City. The Pawa Mangrove Park will be the entry of the Bicol Region for the upcoming Para El Mar Awards, a biennial event which gives recognition to the best performing local Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in terms of practices and management. Also, the Mercedes Critical Habitat in Mercedes, Camarines Norte was awarded as 1st Runner-up and Panganiban Mangrove Area in Gubat, Sorsogon as 2nd Runner-up.