Thursday 24 June 2021

National Parks ,biological reserves, wildlife refuges close access to visitors

The closure will be in effect from March 23 to April 23

All national parks, biological reserves, wildlife refuges and other protected wildlife areas in Costa Rica will be closed to visitors starting Monday, March 23, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (Minae) reported in conjunction with the National System of Conservation Areas (Sinac).

The decision was adopted in line with the National Emergency Declaration announced this Monday, March 16, by the Government to counter the effects of covid-19 in the country and also to safeguard the safety of officials and visitors of the different Protected Wild Areas.

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The measure will be in place until April 13. Meanwhile, as part of the preventive measure, up to Sunday only 50% of regular visitation will be allowed, La Nacion reported.

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