SABAH FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

FOREST RESTORATION

Forest Restoration program in Sugut Conservation Area comprises activity of planting dipterocarp and local fruit seedlings in degraded, exposed or poor forest areas.

This activity is being carried out by contractors appointed by the government with active participation by the local communities living in the vicinity of the project area.

The aim of this activity is to restores and recovers degraded and disturbed forest land caused by past logging operation and other human disturbances.

Map showing planted area in Trusan Sugut Forest Reserve : -

Year 2015 (60 ha)

Year 2016 (50 ha)

Designated Area for Enrichment Planting in year 2017

          Compartment 5 and 9 (50 ha)

          Compartment 9 and 10 (50 ha)

          Compartment 2,3,4,5 (60 ha)


Planting signboard

VIP's planting site in Compartment 4

Site setting for line planting in Compartment 2

Site inspection on the mortality of planted seedlings
in Compartment 4

Pictures showing local fruit tree seedlings planted in Compartment 2, 3, 4 & 5 along the main road (Jalan Bosku)

 

Enrichment Planting.

As initial, enrichment planting with local fruits tree species have been carried out from the year 2015 till 2017, 160 Ha approximately had been planted to restore the area in order to provided additional habitat, shelter and food source for wildlife. While, 50 hectares have been applied with enrichment planting (fruits species) at compartment 9 and 10 throughout 2017. The information of enrichment planting as shown in the table 1.2. Plant maintenances had been carried out to ensure the plant are able to grow in health condition.

Year Compartment AWP Target (Ha) Actual Planted Area (Ha)
2015
4
50
60
2016
5
50
50
2017
9 & 10
50
50
Total
150
160

 

 

Mangifera spp Durio spp
Mangifera spp Durio spp