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Date of last field evaluation 
April 2005

Name

Pilón Lajas

Category
Biosphere Reserve
Year created
1992

Area

400.000 ha

Main objectives

- Conservation of biological diversity;
- Improvement of living conditions of resident and adjacent indigenous communities

Location
In the departments of La Paz (Sud Yungas, Larecaja and Franz Tamayo provinces) and Beni (Ballivian province), in their northern and western portions, respectively.

Ecoregions

Montane Moist to Perhumid Evergreen Forest, Seasonally Moist Lowland Tropical Forest

Habitats

Cloud forest, Sub-Andean rain forest, pluvial piedmont forest, seasonally moist basal forest, riparian forest, swampland palm groves, and edaphic savannas

Author: Stéphane Pauquet

 

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