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and development of the National Integrated Protected A reas System Conservation of wildlife resources Nature conservation information and education Vision PAWB envisions a perpetual existence of biological and physical diversit ies in a system of protected areas and other important biological components of the environment managed by a well-informed and empowered citizenry for the susta inable use and enjoyment of present and future generations Mandate: Establishing and Managing Protected Areas Conserving Wildlife Promoting and Institutionalizing Ecotourism Managing Coastal Biodiversity and Wetlands Ecosystems Conserving Caves and Cave Resources Information and Education on Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Managing Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center and the Hinulugang Taktak Nation al Park Negotiating biodiversity-related Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Monit oring National Implementation Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center After the government reorganization in 1987, the park was place under th e administration of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) a staff burea u of the Department of Environment and Natural resources (DENR) responsible for the protected area management and wildlife conservation. In May 25, 2000, the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center was d isestablished as protected area and shall be known as DENR-Wildlife Rescue and R ehabilitation Center by virtue of Proclamation No. 312. In August 21, 2002, Proclamation No. 312 was amended by changing the nam e of DENR-Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center to Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wi ldlife Center by virtue of Proclamation No. 238. At present, the 22.7-hectare NAPWC is under the management and administr ation of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau-Department of Environment and N atural Resources (DENR) by virtue of Proc. No. 723 dated 25 October 2004 by Pres ident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Said proclamation established the park as a prote cted area and a component of the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIP AS). Source: http://www.pawb.gov.ph