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1 GRUTAS DEL PALACIO GEOPARK FLORES, URUGUAY MANAGEMENT PLAN Version /30/2013 Grutas del Palacio Promotion Committee - Trinidad Flores

2 VERSION HISTORY Version # Implemented By 1.0 Technical Coordinator Revision Date Approved By Approval Date Reason July, 30; 2013 Chairman August, 5, 2013 Unesco Geopark Application Process

3 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 INTRODUCTION Purpose of Grutas del Palacio Management Plan EECUTIVE SUMMARY GEOPARK LOCATION AND BORDERS Grutas del Palacio Geopark Geosite location and identification List of Geosites according Geoscience discipline Rock type outcrops in Geopark COST/BUDGET MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT & STAFF Organization chart and structure management Staff GEOCONSERVATION GEOEDUCATION GEOTURISM Touristic Facilities and Accomodation ACTION PLAN... 16

4 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 PURPOSE OF GRUTAS DEL PALACIO MANAGEMENT PLAN The purpose of the present Management Plan is to guide the short, medium and long term goals of the Grutas del Palacio Geopark. The intended audience of the Grutas del Palacio Management Plan is all project stakeholders including the Promotion Commitee, and the project team. 2 EECUTIVE SUMMARY The Grutas del Palacio Geopark Mission is to become the first Uruguayan Geopark, born as a community initiative of Flores Department, with the support of local and national authorities. Promotes the appropriation of the geological, archaeological and historical heritage, as a tool for economic and social development, managed in a sustainable way. The geotourism, education and cultural motivation based on local geodiversity, are opportunities and corn stones for local development. The management model applied to Grutas del Palacio Geopark is in accordance with the development vision for its territory and people. The particular area comprising the geopark is part of a greater extension area, whose development guidelines have been made before, in accordance with its Land Use Plan. From this perspective, the geopark management must be flexible, intelligent and synergetic with the existing complexity of the social, cultural, economic and political aspects. The applicant to Geopark requires as a prerequisite the existence of a management structure capable of stimulating and continually improve these factors. Following the details of its Principles and Values: Environment responsible, sustainability Respect for Bio and geodiversity Community participation Cooperation & Solidarity Promote education and geological research Promote visitors satisfaction The local and national government should participate democratically and tend to decentralization. Sites management cannot be arbitrary or depend on the individual willing. The policies and proposals should be implemented from the consensus of the community, and be a reflection of collective discussion involving those concerned. National and Local Government managed the Grutas del Palacio Geopark in a team work, recognizing the importance of geological heritage and sustainable development for the region. This will is supported by the existence of two Protective Areas inside the Geopark: Grutas del Palacio and Chamanga. 04 MANAGEMENT PLAN

5 Pic. 1 Mr. Francisco Beltrame, Minister of Housing, Environment Land Planning and Mr. Ricardo Ehrlich, Culture Minister, launching the Geological Museum located at Grutas del Palacio geosite. Pic. 2 Mr. Francisco Beltrame, Minister of Housing, Environment Land Planning, Mr. Ricardo Ehrlich, Culture Minister and Mr. Armando Castaingdebat, Flores Department Governor. MANAGEMENT PLAN 05

6 3 GEOPARK LOCATION AND BORDERS 3.1 GRUTAS DEL PALACIO GEOPARK The location of the GPG is in the central area of Uruguay, at Flores Department in Uruguay and occupies a total surface of km2. The Geopark boarders are defined at north, east and west, by the Flores Department geographic and politic limits and the southern limit is defined by local roads that includes into the polygon the rural schools closest to geosites. 06 MANAGEMENT PLAN

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8 3.2 GEOSITE LOCATION AND IDENTIFICATION # Geosite Coordinates Geological assets and other features 14 Pso. Del Palmar Lake 13 Grutas del Palacio 12 Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary 11 Bartolomé Hidalgo 1 10 Bartolomé Hidalgo 2 9 Villasboas 8 Garland Mafic Dyke Swarm 7 Chamanga Mafic Dyke Swarm 6 Fauna and flora reserve 5 San Martin del Yi 4 Chamanga 3 Ojosmín Lat.: 33 6'39.56"S Long.: 57 8'55.20" W Lat.: 33 16'46.34"S Long.: 57 8'55.21"W Lat.: 33 27'11.23"S Long.: 57 0'52.11" W Lat.: 33 8'5.04"S Long.: 57 10'40.64" W Lat.: 33 8'7.67"S Long.: 57 10'14.01" W Lat.: 33 17'27.66"S Long.: 56 48'43.44" W Lat.: 33 30'19.06"S Long.: 56 34'56.40"W Lat.: 33 30'19.06"S Long.: 56 34'56.40"W Lat.: 33 30'25.74"S Long.: 56 56'9.00" W Lat.: 33 13'8.97"S Long.: 57 2'44.48" W Lat.: 33 30'36.43"S Long.: 56 35'41.84" W Lat.: 33 41'0.12"S Long.: 57 4'51.12" W Cenozoic lateritic soil Cretaceous sedimentary rocks Paleorhizoconcretions Interpretation trail Museum and Interpretation Centre Geomorphological erosion characteristics (caves) Bird watching Geochronological Boundary Potential Dinosaurs eggs observation Permian alluvial and fluvial sedimentary rocks Geomorphological characteristics Interpretation trail Fishing and camping Permian alluvial and fluvial sedimentary rocks Interpretation trail Fishing and camping Fault corridor on proterozoic granite Geomorphological characteristics Natural outcrops Economy Geology teaching Abandoned Quarry Profiles Geomorphological features in Proterozoic granite terrain Groundwater explanation Proterozoic granodiorite fractured outcrops Old handman quarry Fishing and farm hostel Geomorphology: erosional features Granites outcrops Geomorphological characteristics by erosional processes Cultural heritage Interpretation trail Fluvial terraces Proterozoic granodiorite and nappe ophiolite Proterozoic traquite volcanic activity Geomophological characteristics by erosional processes 2 Lat.: 33 12'31.78"S Long.: Marincho Hornblendite 57º 6'3.03" W Post- tectonic pluton 1 Andresito Belt Lat: 33 15'24.88"S Low grade Metamorphism Volcano Sedimentary Sequence Long: 57 15'12.42" W 08 MANAGEMENT PLAN

9 3.3 LIST OF GEOSITES ACCORDING GEOSCIENCE DISCIPLINE Name of geosite Keywords Disciplines Grutas del Palacio Lateritic soil, paleohorizon concretions, caves Stratigraphy Paleontology Speleology Bartolomé Hidalgo 1 Buena Vista Formation, Permian age Stratigraphy Structural Geology Bartolomé Hidalgo 2 Artificial Lake Paso del Palmar Alluvial deposits, conglomerates, sandstones Fluvial erosion Stratigraphy Geomorphology Sedimentology San Martín del Yí Proterozoic leucogranite, taffoni Geomorphology Petrology Ojosmín hills Fold-thrust methamorphic igneous rocks - ophiolite Petrology Structural Geology Chamangá 1 Proterozoic gabbro dyke Petrology Structural Geology Chamangá 2 Proterozoic gray granite, Petrology Fauna and flora reserve Shield outcrop, acquiferous Geomorphology Hydrogeology Andresito fold belt Hornblendite Petrology Villasboas Corridor fault system Structural Geology Garland mafic dyke Gabbro Petrology Structural Geology Mining Hornblendite Hornblendite Petrology MANAGEMENT PLAN 09

10 3.4 ROCK TYPE OUTCROPS IN GEOPARK Rock types Marincho Complex Ojosmín Complex Intrusive dykes Andresito San Gregorio Fm Asencio Fm Del Palacio Member Actual Diamictite Conglomerate Sandstone Mudstone Rythmite Ferricretes Gabbro Granite Granodiorite Traquite Ophiolite 4 COST/BUDGET MANAGEMENT In the early stages the Applicant Geopark will be mostly financed by the Intendencia Departamental de Flores. 10 MANAGEMENT PLAN

11 It is planned that as soon as the Geopark generates financial resources, and contributions, the budget support will be shared with the other members of the Promotion Committee, as well as receiving collaborations, and generating incomes with tickets, geoproducts, etc. 5 ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT & STAFF 5.1 ORGANIZATION CHART AND STRUCTURE MANAGEMENT The Organization in charge of the management of the Applicant Geopark Grutas del Palacio is the Promotion Committee and it is integrated by the following institutions: MANAGEMENT PLAN 11

12 he Promotion Committee is the coordinator and the manager of the legal entity denominated Grutas del Palacio Geopark. The owners of the Geopark, are the local Government Intendencia Departamental de Flores, the National Ministries Education and Culture Ministry, Environment, Housing and Land Planning Ministry and Tourism and Sports Ministry; the National University Universidad de la Republica and local educational institutions and the local private sector, represented for many stakeholders as the Flores Tourism Chamber, Commerce Chamber, Social and Environmental NGOs, among others. 5.2 STAFF The Grutas del Palacio Geopark staff is integrated of personnel belonging to the institutions of the Promotion Committee as follows: Management - Lic. Diego Irazabal Tidemann Chairman Intendencia Departamental de Flores Technical Staff: - Dr. Cesar Goso Geologist Facultad de Ciencias Universidad de la Republica 12 MANAGEMENT PLAN

13 - Lic. Helga Chulepin Geologist Intendencia Departamental de Flores Technical Coordinator - Bach. Geologist Daniel Picchi Facultad de Ciencias Universidad de la Republica - Ec. Ana Moreira Economist Intendencia Departamental de Flores - Jose Pedro De Leon Education Specialist Intendencia Departamental de Flores - Lic. Kimal Amir Education Specialist ONG Porongos - Ilda Panzardo Tourism Specialist Intendencia Departamental de Flores - Gabriela Rueca Tourism Guide - Zulma Garcia - Tourism Guide - Cecilia Muñiz - Tourism Guide - Sofia Tarde - Tourism Guide - Soledad Pereira - Tourism Guide - Claudia Cordero - Tourism Guide - Miriam Ramirez - Tourism Guide - Grette Villa - Tourism Guide - Homero Waller Haller Administrative Assistant Intendencia Departamental de Flores - Pedro Martinez Sanguinetti - Intern - Agustin Bequio - Intern - Nicolas Saffi Intern Geopark Collaborators - Maintenance Team Intendencia Departamental de Flores Chamanga Natural Landscape Protection Area National System of Protection Areas MVOTMA - Arq. Margarita Etchegaray Director - Ing. Agr. Horacio Irazabal Advisor Intendencia Departamental de Flores MANAGEMENT PLAN 13

14 6 GEOCONSERVATION Intendencia Departamental de Flores as manager of the Promotion Committee is responsible of managing and maintaining the main geological sites proposed in the applicant Geopark. This implies economic and financial resources of the five-year budget, and human resources both local and external. Although many sites are located in private lands, the Promotion Committee Manager will be responsible for the total sites, in order to procure a unique image of the Geopark sites. There is management plan that involves the participation of the total Promotion Committee and coordinates with national agencies (UDELAR Faculty, National Ministries, etc.) and private operators. For example, in the case of Chamangá pictographs these plans involve the National System of Protected Areas (SNAP), the Ministry of Housing, Land Planning and Environment. Geoconservation is focused on the geosite areas. In the rest of the area occupied by the Geopark, is suitable to develop any activity under responsible and sustainable technics. 14 MANAGEMENT PLAN

15 7 GEOEDUCATION Teaching scientific knowledge on the natural environment and geodiversity for all ages population. Recognize the non-neutrality of scientific knowledge and its connection with the construction of a systemic view of the world. Teach on scientific and human production activities Teach about the scientific method, knowledge production through the observation, the sequence of experimental models and representation in several materials. The most important goal for the Grutas del Palacio proposed Geopark is to transmit to the Community the concept of Geo-Heritage, to teach the geological heritage around the territory and then to preserve those sites that allow the humanity to preserve evidences of the history of the planet. Geo-heritage concept is very close to geo-education and geo-conservation ones, and will be managed as a whole so as in the Geopark management so as in its principles and values. 8 GEOTURISM Tourism events already programmed, attract more than 40,000 people annually, becoming a potential source of income and economic dynamism for the community to take advantage of the sustainable (and not uncontrolled) development policy. It is important to point out that cultural, sportive and religious events are added to this fixed events calendar every year, attracting tourists from outside the Geopark. The administration office is planning to hold the Geopark Week which will be a part of the Department s fixed calendar of annual events and will include several activities involving: departmental education centers (pre-school, primary school, high-school, technical school) by carrying out art, photography and writing competitions; non-formal educational institutions such as the Office of Culture of the Departmental Government of Flores, encouraging its students to produce crafts related to the geological sites, among others, cuisine of the restaurants, encouraging them to offer traditional dishes (made with hare, rabbit, lamb); visits to the geological sites for local people interested In participating, with the cooperation from local tourism agencies. 8.1 TOURISTIC FACILITIES AND ACCOMODATION The hotels capacity within the Geopark is of 373 beds, and in tourist ranches of 360 beds. There are also authorized camping sites which provide many alternatives to tourists. On the other hand, there are 5 travel agencies. MANAGEMENT PLAN 15

16 Services: Within the applicant Geopark, there are 24 trained tourist guides, although all of them are acquainted with the tourist attractions, each one of them has a very distinct profile considering their specialty and preferences: 10 are specialized in the geosite Chamangá, 5 in the geosites of Grutas del Palacio and the ones in the Lagos area, 7 of them are specialized in the geosite of the Flora and Fauna Reserve and 2 of them in heritage and preservation tourism. SITE Bartolomé Hidalgo Andresito Lake Grutas del Palacio Trinidad Don Ricardo - Camping Infraestructure Camping Area Hostel, restaurant, sport area Tourism Office Restaurant Conference room Thematic Park Geo-paleontologist museum Musems Accomodation Sport areas Transport Hospital River landscape fishing canoe- recreation 16 MANAGEMENT PLAN

17 Accomodation Name Contact # Room Hotel Maxim 34 Gran Hotel Flores 70 Trinidad 25 Potenza 16 Caza y Pesca Hostels Hospedaje Lotito 10 Micro Hotel Moyano 9 Circulo Policial 5 Residencia Monsenor Caballero 9 Colegio Cristo Rey 5 Touristic Ranchs El Grunido 9 San Martin del Yi 5 La Estiria 10 Hotel de Campo 48 La Amorosa 10 La Esperanza 5 El Silencio 5 El Solar del Cazador 24 Cabanas Los Lagos de Andresito 6 Camping Municipal Don Camping Ricardo Camping Lagos de Andresito 9 9 ACTION PLAN The table below lists the milestones for this project, considering short, medium and long term objectives. Activities for each management area has been identified and programmed for the next period. The Action Plan is under the responsibility of the Promotion Committee and the Grutas del Palacio Geopark staff. MANAGEMENT PLAN 17

18 Management Plan Grutas del Palacio Geopark Area Action Achieved Short Term Goal 1 year Medium Term Goal 2-3 years Long Term Goal 4 years MANAGEMENT ACTIONS Legal Aspects Definition of Legal Entity for Grutas del Palacio Geopark Accesibility contracts with geosite landowners Geosites Individual Master Plans Pso. Del Palmar Lake Grutas del Palacio Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Bartolomé Hidalgo 1 Bartolomé Hidalgo 2 Villasboas Garland Mafic Dyke Swarm Geosites Public Accesibility and Guides Chamanga Mafic Dyke Swarm Fauna and flora reserve San Martin del Yi Chamanga Ojosmín Marincho Hornblendite Andresito Belt 18 MANAGEMENT PLAN

19 Area Action Achieved Short Term Goal 1 year Medium Term Goal 2-3 years Long Term Goal 4 years STAFF Guides Training Scientific research schoolarship promotion ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Partnership - Promotion Committee Budget monitoring and review Workshops identifying business ideas Workshops entrepreneurship in tourism and geotourism Training courses on tourism and geoturism using the infrastructure available inside the Geopark area Fair and exhibition of geoproducts (cheese, dairy, textiles, vegetables, handicrafts, olive, sturgeon and its derivatives) Business rounds in Montevideo with tourist operators(private and public) MANAGEMENT PLAN 19

20 Area Action Achieved Short Term Goal 1 year Medium Term Goal 2-3 years Long Term Goal 4 years GLOBAL GEOPARK NETWORK PARTNERSHIP Visit to Araripe Park - 1st. Latin America Geopark Brazilian Symposium in Geoturism Regional Geopark Workshop Organization Networking - Cabo de Gatas -Nijar Geopark Networking - Portugal Global Geopark Simposyum Global Geopark Network application Networking- 3rd Assia Pacific Global Geopark Simposyum 2013 Regional Geopark Workshop San Martin de los Andes Networkig Latin America Geopark Promotion PUBLIC RELATIONS Participation on the Latin America International Tourism Trade Fair Brochures, Media, Press Release, Web Page Geopark s Newsletter 20 MANAGEMENT PLAN

21 Area Action Achieved Short Term Goal 1 year SITE CONSERVATION Policiy and legislation Control & Manteinance Site Safeguard and management Advisory SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES AND RESEARCH Geology mapping Course Exam of Daniel Picchi. Geological map of geosites from Grutas del Palacio Geopark Field trip of VII Uruguayan Geological Congress Participation in Scientific Seminars and Congress explaining geosites geology, geoconservation methods, etc Final degree thesis in Geology of Daniel Picchi. Geosites inventory of Grutas del Palacio Geopark MANAGEMENT PLAN 21

22 Area Action Achieved Short Term Goal 1 year Medium Term Goal 2-3 years Long Term Goal 4 years GEOEDUCATION 2100 Local primary school students visits and geology information Launching of the Grutas del Palacio Geopark book. 800 Local students visits and geology information Conferences to private secondary school students: Geology and Geoparks for geology students Field trip Sedimentology degree Course. Field trip Geology of Uruguay degree Course. Fellowship of Tourism course students, looking for senderism projects Geological Museam in Grutas del Palacio Geosite Incorporate to the Educational plattform Edmodo 22 MANAGEMENT PLAN

23 Area Action Achieved Short Term Goal 1 year Medium Term Goal 2-3 years Long Term Goal 4 years GEOTOURISM Participation in tourism events asturap 2013 Stands in EPOPRADO and the Criolla Week Presentations in the Thermal Area of Uruguay, Punta del Este and Colonia (photos, brochures) Birwaching Tourismo promotion Sport activities promotion Cultural activities promotion MANAGEMENT PLAN 23

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