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If on hearing the word ‘forestry’, you immediately thought, ‘trees’ or ‘greenery’, you would have correctly guessed the core function of Jamaica’s Forestry Department. The Agency is the Government organization responsible for the management and conservation of the country’s forest resources.

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Forest Trek 2018 Overview

General Information about Forest Trek 2018

Cambridge Backlands Forest Reserve


Special Recognition for Longest Serving Conservator of Forests

CEO & Conservator of Forests, Miss Marilyn Headley, has received special recognition for the transformative role she has played in the Forestry Department’s 80 year history...

Forestry Department Launches Celebration for 80 Years of GROWTH

The Forestry Department has launched a year of activities in commemoration of its eight decades of service to the island of Jamaica. The anniversary celebrations commenced at...

Forestry Department Recognizes Employees at Biennial Staff Awards

The Forestry Department staged another successful Biennial Staff Awards with several employees being recognised for their years of service and outstanding performance in the...


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