News for August 2014

Forest Reserve

The Forestry Department has recommended the declaration of some 13 areas as forest reserves, as the Agency moves to provide greater protection for forest areas across the island. 

The Agency published a notice on August 22, notifying the public of its intention and also inviting them to submit their comments about the proposed sites by November 19, 2014

You may submit comments by emailing them to fdinfo@forestry.gov.jm

Mrs. Cheryl McLeod, agroforestry specialist on the JaREEACH project shares information about some of the project achievements during the recently held closing ceremony.

A reforestation initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Stephney-John’s Vale forest reserve is now in the final stages of implementation by the Forestry Department.