Protected Natural Area Laguna Aleusco
It is a Tourist Nature Reserve with a Specific Objective that covers 1,200 hectares of Patagonian Steppe, located in the Department of Languiñeo near the municipality of Esquel and the Colan Coñuhe Rural Commune.
Its conservation objectives include:
- Preservation of species and genetic diversity.
- Protection of an area with a Patagonian plateau lagoon with nesting sites for the Southern Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) and other water birds.
The 1,200 hectares have management category of Strict Nature Reserve / Wilderness Area and are under the administration of the Undersecretariat for Conservation and Protected Areas of Chubut, the domain of the territory is provincial prosecutor and has a degree of control in null terrain, without the presence of agents.
It is not open to visitors and there is no population that inhabits the territory.
Preservation of species and genetic diversity. Protection of the area with nesting sites for the Southern Flamingo and other water birds.