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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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News and Events

Forestry Department Launches Celebration for 80 Years of GROWTH
(From right) CEO & Conservator of Forests, Marilyn Headley, cutting the anniversary cake along with Managing Director, Environment Solutions Ltd., Eleanor R. Jones; Claire Bernard, Deputy Director General in charge of Sustainable Development and Social Planning, Planning Institute of Jamaica; and Mission Environmental Officer, United States Agency for International Development/Jamaica, Malden Miller.

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

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...

‘Tree-Mendous’ Support for Tomorrow’s Future

The Forestry Department is hailing National Tree Planting Day 2017 a tremendous success with more than 20,000 free seedlings being distributed to Jamaicans islandwide.


Jamaicans Urged to Plant Trees for a Healthy Environment

The Forestry Department is urging Jamaicans to take decisive steps to secure a healthy and environmentally safe future for Jamaica by planting more trees this National Tree...


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