Govt plans tree credits, village forests to improve green cover
NAGPUR: The Maharashtra government will soon introduce the concepts of 'tree credit' and 'village forests' to improve green cover in the state. Both initiatives will be implemented by the social forestry department (SFD).
CM KPK approves lease of land for forestation purposes
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has approved the leasing out of land for project for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation of forests (REDD) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
PRT sees 41% increase in seedling order volume over last year
PRT Forest Regeneration Income Fund has seen a 41% increase in seedling order volume over 2010, mainly attributable to improving forestry markets due to stabilization of the US housing market and growth in Chinese lumber exports.
There has recently been quite some discussion on the REDD planning, with REDD the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation. This also applies to Indonesia and India, where we live.
B.C. Forest Safety Ombudsman to review silviculture camps
A case involving what the provincial government called “unacceptable” treatment of 58 silvicultural workers will be examined by BC Forest Safety Ombudsman Roger Harris as part of a review of silviculture camp systems.