555721422 WDPA ID
10.75 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Japan


  • Original Name 美ケ原生物群集保護林
  • English Designation Biocenosis Protected Forest
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2018
  • Sublocation JP-20
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Forestry Agency of Japan
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Biocenosis Protected Forest of Japan Updated: 2021 Forestry Agency, Government of Japan

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Utsukushigahara from the World Database on Protected Areas, June 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net