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FOREST MANAGEMENT SERVICE (FMS)

The major concern of this sector is to improve the technical and managerial expertise in the sustainable development of forest resources. It is responsible in the implementation of the National Greening Program which is to plant 1.5 billion trees in 1.5 million hectares of denuded lands in six-year period from 2011 to 2016. It is also responsible for the Protection of the remaining forest in Region 12 and to strictly implement the nationwide log ban on all natural and residual forests based on Executive Order No. 23 issued by President Aquino in February 2011. 

The sector is now implementing other major programs/projects like the Community-Based Forestry Program; Soil Conservation and Watershed Management; and the Forestland Boundary Delineation of the Protected Areas.

The tables below show the Area Covered with Tenurial Instruments, Procalimed and Critical Watersheds.

TENURIAL INSTRUMENT

NUMBER

AREA

1. Community-Based Forest Management Agreement (CBFMA)

57

87,671.23

2.  Socialized Industrial Forest Management Agreement (SIFMA)

33

168.82

3. Integrated  Forest Management Agreement (IFMA)

22

38,608.35

4. Forest Land Grazing Lease Agreement (FLGLA)/Forest Land Grazing Management Agreement  (FLGMA)

 

46

 

23,316.00

5. Tree Farm Lease Agreement (TFLA) and  Agroforestry Farm Lease Agreement (AFFLA)

 

7

 

9,142.01

Total

 

158,905.94

 

PROCLAIMED WATERSHEDS

NAME OF WATERSHED

AREA

LOCATION

PROCLA

MATION NO.

PROCLAMATION DATE

COTABATO

 

 

 

 

1. Libungan-Alamada Watershed

52,820

Alamada & Libungan, Cotabato

563

May 3,1990

SULTAN KUDARAT

 

 

 

 

2. Kabulnan Watershed Forest Reserve

116,451.83

Bagumbayan and Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat

241

Feb. 8, 2000

SOUTH COTABATO

 

 

 

 

3. Allah Valley Watershed Forest Reserve

92,450

Lake Sebu, T'boli and Surallah, all of South Cotabato Province and Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat

2455

Sept. 24, 1985

4. Lake Sebu Watershed Forest Reserve

9,900

T'boli and Banga, South Cotabato

65

Aug. 4, 1966

5. Koronadal Watershed

1,137.29

Bo. 8, Koronadal City

607

June 23, 1995

T O T A L

272,759.12

 

 

 

 

CRITICAL WATERSHEDS

 

NAME OF WATERSHED

AREA

LOCATION

STATUS

 

 

(Ha.)

 

 

 

COTABATO

 

 

 

1

Libungan-Alamada Watershed

52,820

Alamada & Libungan, Cotabato

Proclaimed

2

Malitubog/Maridagao Watershed Forest Reserve

20,000

Banisilan and Carmen, Cotabato(Region 12 side)

Unproclaimed

3

Mt. Apo Natural Park

20,550

Magpet, Makilala, Cotabato and Kidapawan City

Proc. No. 882 dated Sept. 24, 1996

4

Mt. Sinaka Watershed

4,710

Arakan, Cotabato

Unproclaimed

 

SULTAN KUDARAT

 

 

 

1

Alip- Dalul River Watershed

29,523

Columbio, Sultan Kudarat

Unproclaimed

2

Kabulnan Watershed Forest Reserve

116,451.83

Bagumbayan and Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat

Proclaimed

3

Hinalaan-Limulan Watershed

9,591.82

Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat

Unproclaimed

4

Salaman Watershed

8,176

Lebak, Sultan Kudarat

Unproclaimed

5

Sangay-Paril Watershed

5686.66

Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat

Unproclaimed

6

Tran River Watershed

10,230

Lebak, Sultan Kudarat

Unproclaimed

 

SOUTH COTABATO

 

 

 

1

Allah Valley Watershed Forest Reserve

92,450

Lake Sebu, T'boli and Surallah, all of South Cotabato Province and Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat

Proclaimed

2

Lake Sebu Watershed Forest Reserve

9,900

T'boli and Banga, South Cotabato  

Proclaimed

3

Banga Watershed

32,925

T'boli and Banga, South Cotabato

Unproclaimed

4

Koronadal Watershed

1,137

Bo. 8, Koronadal City

Proclaimed

5

Klinan River Watershed

2,075

Polomolok, South Cotabato 

Unproclaimed

6

Marbel Watershed

56,665.50

Koronadal, Tupi and Tampakan, South Cotabato

Unproclaimed

7

Makar- Silway  River Watershed

9,570

San Jose, Gen. Santos City and Maan, T'boli, South Cotabato

Unproclaimed

 

T   O   T   A   L

482,461.81

   

 

LATEST NEWS

REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY FORUM

 

(September 27,2017,Lake Sebu,South Cotabato) Happening Now.Department of Environment and Natural Resources through Ecosystem Research and Development Bureau ERDB with Mining and Degraded Area Rehabilitation Research Center conducts Regional Technology Forum on Invasive Alien Species: Its threats to Environment and Natural Resources,Food and National Security.Chief, ERDB - ZFERD Carmelita I. Villamor (right photo,standing) presents an overview of IAS's negative impacts such as the "Buyo-Buyo" with scientific name, Piper Aducum L. and other floras and faunas that may threat the economic and physiological aspects of Lake Sebu.(KBBenpolok/RPAO/DENRXII)

 

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