Sapwtik Marine Protected Area. Lenger Community five year management plan (2015 - 2020). Draft version
Kolonia Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
Conservation Society of Pohnpei
"The Community of Lenger with CSP, PIMPAC and OneReef undertook this task of developing a resource management plan for the Sapwtik MPA with guidance from the PIMPAC Management Planning Guide. This plan is made possible with the blessings of our community, municipal and state traditional and government leaders, the enthusiastic input from our community CCOs, and generous guidance and support from local and regional partners such as OneReef, LMMA Network, MCT and PIMPAC. We are very happy to present this 5 year management plan 2015 - 2020 for the long term management of the Sapwtik MPA. This management plan took over a 3 months to finalize and considerable amount of leadership and community input. We believe that this version fits the most current needs of our people of Lenger. This plan is envisioned as a step towards the long-term sustainable management of our communities historical and biodiversity resources with emphasis on food security for our community and the people of Pohnpei State. The Lenger Community's vision in this plan is: We envision our community having abundant of natural resources and living happily in a healthy environment.? This vision sums up the direction and the intent of this plan and will serve to unify our community and partners, and guide our efforts in sustainable management of our resources. We thank all of our state leadership (traditional and elected), people of Pohnpei State and Netts Municipality, all our partners and our friends for all their invaluable efforts and contributions into completing this plan. This plan will guide our community management efforts in prioritizing limited resources and advancing our community in the next five years with annual review for adaptive management. We look forward to the successful implementation of this plan."
FY2015 CRCP Project ID 427; Project Title: Pacific Islands Managed and Protected Area Community and Micronesia Region Implementation Activities; Principal Investigator: Michael Lameier