Protected Area

La Selle / Jaragua-Bahoruco-Enquirillo Biosphere Reserve (Dominican Republic, Haiti)

This transboundary biosphere reserve includes the reserves of La Selle in Haiti and Jaragua-Bahoruco-Enriquillo in the Dominican Republic. These two reserves represent ecological corridors divided by a political and administrative frontier. Bringing them together is hoped to allow for improved environmental management.

La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site (Puerto Rico)

The Spanish system of fortifications in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the oldest European construction in the United States and one of the oldest in the New World. These fortifications guarded the entrance to San Juan Bay, helped the Spanish maintain sovereignty over Puerto Rico, and protected Spanish commerce in the Caribbean basin.

Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve, National Park and Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve

Guadeloupe National Park, which encompasses a tropical forest and includes La Soufrière volcano; along with the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve, a marine protected area adjacent to the park; together comprise the Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve.