BANDUNG - New virgin forest area found in subdistrict of Rajagaluh Majalengka Regency. Head of West Java Environmental Office Anang Sudharna said, forest area of approximately 120 ha, now also guarded by forest villagers who live in the area around the forest. This was revealed by Head of West Java Environmental Office Anang Sudharna in his office on Monday (28/8).
"It should be examined more deeply in the status of the forest area whether it is in state forest or not, but interestingly, the forest area is relatively authentic with the diversity of flora and fauna," said Anang.
Anang said, if there is already clarity of status, it plans to propose the area into a biodiversity forest area to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.
"If it can be designated as a biodiversity area, in the future we can use it as a special interest tourism destination, while maintaining its existence to be sustainable," he said.
Anang hopes, the process of proposing to be an eco forest is not too long. (Even)