Welcome to SARAWAK FORESTRY, and the unique vision we are planning to achieve - global recognition as the leader in tropical forest conservation and products.
We are entrusted to safeguard and sustainably manage the amazingbiodiversity, in Sarawak's forests - covering tens of thousands of species of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms. As custodians of Sarawak's forests we are committed to act responsibly. We have also been given a unique opportunity to make a lasting contribution to Forestry will carry out these responsibilities professionally and successfully, with the co-operation and support of our employees, our stakeholders and the community.
As we work together to achieve our common goals, we will bring the right blend of passion, dedication and professionalism to this task - for the rewards of success will not be shared only by us.
Our children, our grandchildren and future generations will recognize our successful stewardship of the natural environment and its conservation. Our employees and their families are therefore critical stakeholders in this quest for sustainability.
If you encounter or suspect any illegal activities e.g. illegal logging, hunting, capturing, killing, trading, keeping as pets, importing or exporting of protected wildlife, or any activity that violates the Ordinances, please contact our hotlines:
- Kuching - 014 997 1676
- Miri - 019 829 0994
- Sibu - 019 829 0992
- Bintulu - 019 857 4555
The 5th International Bornean Frog Race 2016
4 Feb 2016
Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for Planted Forests R&D Collaboration
29 January 2016
Yang Berhormat Datu Haji Len Talif Salleh, Assistant Minister in Chief Minister's Office (Promotion of Technical Education) and Assistant Minister of Environment (Ministry of Resource Planning and Environment) represented the Chief Minister of Sarawak in officiating and witnessing the signing of the MoU ceremony which was held at RH Hotel, Sibu for 'Planted Forests R & D Collaboration'
between SARAWAK FORESTRY and various Licensed Planted Forests (LPF) holders in Sarawak.
Also present were dignitaries from the timber industry and relevant government agencies; these include Tan Sri Datuk Sir Tiong Hiew King, Executive Chairman of Rimbunan Hijau Group cum Vice Chairman of Sarawak Timber Association, Datuk Amar Abdul Hamed Sepawi, Executive Chairman of Ta Ann Holdings Berhad, Datuk Pemanca Wong Kie Yik,
Chairman of Sarawak Timber Association and Mr.Wong Ting Chung, Chief Executive Officer of SARAWAK FORESTRY.
SARAWAK FORESTRY has been assigned by the State Government to conduct planted forests Research and Development (R&D) programme with the following objectives:-
Address the shortage of verified and certified high quality planting materials faced by the industry in the State;
Mitigate the risk of pest & disease through seed health testing and regulation;
Ensure the long-term sustainability of timber supply;
Build and enhance the capabilities and skills of SARAWAK FORESTRY's and LPFs' personnel in planted forest R&D and
Disseminate through publications, conferences, seminars, workshops and other fora on planted forest R&D findings.
Handing Over of Rubber Seedlings to Anap Muput Community
9 December 2015
Rubber seedlings were handed over to residents of the longhouses in Ulu Anap yesterday in a simple but meaningful ceremony at Rumah Sayong, about 100 kilometers from here. The ceremony was held in conjunction with an important milestone in the implementation of a pilot project based on the 'Forest Landscape Restoration' (FLR) concept. The project involves 33 holders of special 'farming permits' issued over 75 hectares of degraded forest land within the Anap Muput Forest Management Unit near Tatau. On hand to officiate the ceremony was the Chief Executive Officer of SARAWAK FORESTRY, Wong Ting Chung who also witnessed the symbolic handing over of seedlings by Mr. Devies Johia of the Ministry of Modernisation Agriculture (MOMA) to Tuai Rumah Merayang ak. Gerina, the Chairman of Anap Muput Community. Also present at the ceremony were representatives from Forest Department Sarawak (FDS), Agriculture Department Sarawak, District Office Tatau, Harwood Timber, Zedtee Sdn Bhd, World Wildlife Fund and residents of longhouses in the vicinity of Ulu Anap.
Temporary Relocation of National Park Booking Office Kuching
7 December 2015
The National Park Booking Office in Kuching has been relocated to Sama Jaya Nature Reserve on 7 December 2015. This is a temporary arrangement until a new permanent location at the Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) Sarawak, Jalan Bukit Mata, is readied for use in 2016. The operating hours for the National Park Booking Office would remain the same, i.e. from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday; closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays. Members of the public can make bookings and related enquiries by way of:
Telephone : +6082-248088
Fax : +6082-248087
Walk-in : Sama Jaya Nature Reserve
Jalan Setia Raja, Tabuan Jaya
Direct inquiries to respective National Parks, Nature Reserves and Wildlife Centres may be made to:
Bako National Park +6082-370434
Matang Wildlife Centre +6082-374869
Kubah National Park +6082-370422
Gunung Gading National Park +6082-735144
Similajau National Park +6019-8610998
Loagan Bunut National Park +6019-8610994
Niah National Park +6085-737454
Lambir Hills National Park +6085-471609
RAFFLESIA IN BLOOM NOW!
24 Oct 2015
Capture the captivating site and rare occurence of the world's largest flower at Gunung Gading National Park
- Location: 15 minutes walks (400m) from Park HQ
- Date: 24 Oct 2015 - 29 Oct 2015 (Size: 50 cm)
- No. of Petal: 5 Petals
- For further enquiry please contact +082 735144