Cockpit Country Boundary To Become Official in 2018 - The Gleaner

The designated area (Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr 2005 boundary) comprises "approximately 74,726 hectares and will be referred to as the Cockpit Country Protected Area and will be protected under specific legislation as advised by the attorney general". 

THE GOVERNMENT is, over the next few months, to make official the recently designated boundary for the ecologically sensitive Cockpit Country.

"What we need to do now, since we are not putting up a wall, is be very clear on where the line is; your pencil on the map may take up a couple hundred metres on the ground. So we have to go through with a fine-tooth comb to define where that line is on the ground," said Colonel Oral Khan, chief technical director (CTD) in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation......

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