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Sea country management

Rangers regularly patrol Pulu and surrounding islets to manage Sea County

Mabuyag Land and Sea Rangers regularly patrol the sea country around Pulu Indigenous Protected Area as a part of their IPA Management Activities. 

Ranger patrols on sea country include the following activitites

  • Counting Dhangal (Dugong) numbers
  • Turtle track and nest counts (assess turtle numbers and health)
  • Removing and documenting marine debris and ghost nets from IPA islands and beaches
  • Sea bird monitoring, and
  • Monitoring visitors to Pulu and surrounding islands.