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Forest Working Plan By Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar

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  • 1. FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN By JAVED IQBAL Lecturer in Forestry SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
  • 2. Forest Working Plan A forest working plan has been defined as a written instruments of forest management aiming at continuity of policy and action, and both prescribing and controlling basic operation in a forest estate over a period of year. Working plan is the principal document at forest level. Brings all the facts To attained the objectives Action programme SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 3. Reasons behind the working plan Diversity of forest Enumeration of goals for forest management Continuity of policy Selection of alternative Coordination SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 4. Working Plan (Part-I) SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY I. The tract dealt with II. The Forest III. Utilization of the produce IV. Staff and Labour supply V. Past System of management VI. Statistics of growth and yield Physiography, Climate, Legal position Description of growing stock and of injuries to which it is liable Requirements of the local population, markets for the products from the forest, methods of exploitation and their cost Present establishment and availability of lobour Assessment of the extent to which the goals of past working plans have been achieved, out-turn of products, revenue and expenditure in the previous years Calculation of increment, and volume and yield tables Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 5. Working Plan (Part-II) SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY I. Basic of Proposal II. Separate chapters for working plans of individual working circle IV. Miscellaneous regulations V. Establishment and labour VI. Financial forecast VII. Control and maintenance of records Objectives, Method of treatment, division into working circles, analysis and valuation of the crop, period of the plan Constitution of the working circles, division into felling series and block and compartments, objectives, analysis of growing stock, choice of species etc Prescription common to all working circle, Petty fellings, minor forest produce, boundaries maintenance etc Staff and labour required for work Itemization of annual revenue and expenditure for the plan period Conformity to the prescription of working plan, compartment history file and journal etc. VIII. Summary of prescription and suggestions of the working plan Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 6. Basic Frame work of Forest Working Plan Pakistani working plan is divided into two parts Part-I deals with the summary of fact on which the proposals are based Part-II with future management discussed and prescribed SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 7. Shortcomings of traditional format for the working plan According to Johnston, Grayson and Bradley, the planning process may be regarded as comprising the following major components 1.Collection and organization of Data 2.Choice of objectives and testing of the different alternative courses of attaining them to select the most efficient. 3.Setting out the prescriptions to be followed in the form of a plan for a specific numbers of years. SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 8. Shortcomings of traditional format for the working plan Lack a key element of the planning process Give a sketchy treatment to justifying the selection of objectives and the testing of different alternative courses of action available to attain them Several Possible rotation lengths Exploitable size Silviculture treatments Choice of species etc SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 9. Suggested format for the working plan report Part-I Chapter 1 Situation, History, and legal status Name and situation Area and its situation Boundaries General history Lagal Position Rights and concessions Roads, paths and buildings Chapter 2 (Site factor) Site factors Climate Physiography Geology Soil Human population Livesstock population Causes of injury SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 10. Suggested format for the working plan report Part-I Chapter 3 The growing stock General description Quality classes Quantitative assessment Age/Size class distribution Increment Chapter 4 Past Management and its results Summary of past management Effect on stocking Effect on age/Size-class distribution Effect on state of regeneration SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 11. Suggested format for the working plan report Part-I Chapter 5 Administration Administrative organization Establishment and pay scales Labour and wages Financial results of the plan under revision Chapter 6 Economics and Utilization Demand and supply of products and services Market prices of forest products Costs of various forest operations Method of Sale, conversion, extraction and transportation. SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 12. Suggested format for the working plan report Part-II (Choice of Alternative) Chapter 1 Choice of objectives and constitution of working plan Chapter 2 Choice of species for different sites Chapter 3 Selection of the Silvicultural system Chapter 4 Rotation / exploitable size Chapter 5 The optimum stocking level SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar
  • 13. Suggested format for the working plan report Part-III (Prescriptions for the period of the plan) Chapter 1 Working circle Chapter 2 Action of programme Chapter i Working Circle Chapter j Protection Chapter k Utilization Chapter l Road, Path, Building and boundaries Chapter m Administration Chapter n Control and maintenance of record Chapter o Financial results of the management prescribed SHAHEED BENAZIR BHUTTO UNIVERSITY, SHERINGAL DIR UPPER PAKISTAN FORESTERS DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY Javed Iqbal PhD Scholar

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