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Perspectives of public conservation: municipal environmental conservation area Pedra da Andorinha Taperuaba / Sobral – CE

Journal: Agrarian Academic Journal / Revista Agraria Academica (Vol.2, No. 3)

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Page : 33-46

Keywords : Conservation units; environmental management; geosystem; geological classification; Rock of the Swallow;

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This research aims at analyzing the Conservation Unit - UC Pedra da Andorinha Wildlife Refuge in Taperuaba, district of the city of Sobral in Ceará. The perspectives of municipal public strategies for conservation and maintenance of the CU were investigated; Evaluate inspection and control actions; Describe it from a Geosystemic perspective; The study is qualitative in nature, in a case study and as an instrument of data collection, a documentary research, semi-structured interviews and site visits were carried out. As results it was observed that the management of the structure for the conservation of the unit is deficient, there being no management plan and no management council. The main actions still do not have budget or temporary goals to carry out, in place there is access control and minimum infrastructure, considering with this the existence of control. There is recognition from the local community about the importance of unity, but never a structured work of awareness or information has been carried out, there are few scientific works on the area. As for the geosystemic description, the value of the natural and scientific patrimony is representative, being a refuge of the wild, around 15 species in eight genera of swallows, in the geological classification its constitution mainly of granitic instrusions, of the Cambrian period, the water resources little expressive with intermittent streams. As its geomorphological classification treats inselberg, worked overtime by differential erosion.

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