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State Protected Wetlands of China

This is a list of the State-Protected Wetlands of China.

Ratification Authority: State Environmental Protection Administration. Total Number of SPW is 33.

Tianjin

  • * Beidagang Wetlands

Hebei

  • * Baiyangdian Wetlands

Inner Mongolia

  • * Hulun Lake Wetlands
  • * Chaor River Wetlands
  • * Juyanhai Wetlands

Liaoning

  • * Liaohe River Delta Wetlands
  • * Yalu River Estuarine Wetlands

Jilin

  • * Xianghai Wetlands
  • * Melmeg Wetlands

Heilongjiang

  • * Xiao Xingkai Lake Wetlands
  • * Wuyur River(Zhalong)Wetlands
  • * Nongjiang River—Wolilan River(R. Honghe)Wetlands

Shandong

  • * Yellow River Delta Wetlands
  • * Weishan Lake Wetlands

Jiangsu

  • * Yancheng Coastal Wetlands

Shanghai

  • * Dongtan Wetlands of Chongming Island

Jiangxi

  • * Poyang Lake Wetlands

Fujian

  • * Shenhu Bay Wetlands
  • * Jiulong River Estuarine Wetlands

Hubei

  • * Honghu Lake Wetlands

Hunan

  • * Dongting Lake Wetlands

Guangxi

  • * Mangrove Wetlands in Beihai

Hainan

  • * Dongzhaigang Mangrove Wetlands
  • * Dongdao Islet Wetlands of Xisha Islands

Sichuan

  • * Zoigê Plateau Wetlands

Guizhou

  • * Caohai Wetlands in Weining

Yunnan

  • * Beihai Wetlands in Tengchong

Tibet

  • * Wetlands around Mapamyum Co and La'nga Co Areas

Qinghai

  • * Longbaotan Wetlands
  • * Wetlands in the Headwaters Area of Yangtze River
  • * Wetlands in the Headwaters Area of Yellow River

Xinjiang

  • * Bosten Lake Wetlands
  • * Bayanbulak Wetlands

Note: Most of the wetlands in the List of State-Protected Wetlands were eventually incorporated into the China List of Wetlands of National Importance in the 2000. The latter, consisting of 173 sites in total, should be seen as merely a title given to an area instead of a protected area designated for management purposes.