Johor state is located in the south of Peninsular Malaysia with a total land area of 18.986 square kilometers or 1,898,629 acres. It is also an entry point for tourists to this country from the south and is one of the fastest growing states in the country's economic development.
Forest in Johor state is part of Malaysia's tropical rainforest and one of the rich and complex ecosystems in the world. It is rich in unique and impressive floras and faunas.
Forests have an important position in the development of human civilization. It has a financial interest acquired through various types of forest harvesting. In addition, forests also have their own function in protecting the environment. The beauty of the forest with a variety of plants and wildlife as well as the convenient air, fresh and serene offered an ideal place for relaxation and recreation.
Johor State Forestry Department
Johor State Forestry Department is responsible in administer and control the forest harvesting activities, collection of forest and land resources development. It also plan and coordinate the development of wood-based industries.
Function of Department
Peninsular Malaysia Forestry Department is responsible for managing, organizing, planning, protect and ensure that the development of the Permanent Forest Reserve (HSK) is consistent with the National Forestry Policy and National Forestry Act.