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Protected Areas in Punjab

Total Area

:34536.13 Hectare

Wildlife Sanctuaries

:13

Zoological Parks

:2

Deer Parks

:3

Community Reserves

:2 (first in India)


Category

Name of Protected Area

 

Area (ha)

Year of Notification

Wild life

Sanctuaries

Bir MotiBagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Patiala

654.00

1952

Bir Bhunerheri Wildlife Sanctuary, Patiala

661.66

1952

Bir Dosanjh Wildlife Sanctuary, Patiala

517.59

1952

Bir Bhadson Wildlife Sanctuary, Patiala

1022.63

1952

Bir Mehas Wildlife Sanctuary, Patiala

123.43

1952

Bir Gurdialpura Wildlife Sanctuary

620.53

1989 & 2003

Bir Aishwan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sangrur

264.40

1952

Harike Wildlife Sanctuary, Ferozepur, Tarn Taran, Kapurthala

8600.00

1992 & 1999

Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife Sanctuary, Hoshiarpur

382.00

1993 & 1999

Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary, Firozepur

18650.00

1993 & 2000

Jhajjar Bacholi Wildlife Sanctuary, Roopnagar

116.00

1998

Kathlaur-Kaushlian Wildlife Sanctuary, Gurdaspur

758.40

2007

 

Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary, Roopnagar

289.69

2009

 

                                                               Total Area(A)

32660.34

 

Zoological & Deer Parks

Mohindra Chaudhary Zoological Park, Mohali

202.00

1977

Tiger Safari, Ludhiana

35.00

1977

Deer Park, Nilon, Ludhiana

4.00

-

Deer Park, Bir Moti Bagh, Patiala

8.00

-

Deer Park, Bir Talab, Bathinda

20.00

-

 

                                                        Total Area(B)

269.00

 

Community Reserves

Lalwan Community Reserve, Hoshiarpur

1266.80

2007

Keshopur Chamb Community Reserve, Gurdaspur

340.00

2007

 

                                                       Total Area (C)

1606.80

 

 

                                                         Grand Total

34536.13

 










Source: Department of Forests & Wildlife Preservation, Punjab, 2014


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