Management History

Management of the PPSRNP was transferred from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to the City Government of Puerto Princesa based on a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between DENR Sec. Angel C. Alcala and City Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn on December 16, 1992. It has the distinction of being the first national park devolved and successfully managed by a local government unit. It is a model for effective protected area management and sustainable tourism in the Philippines.