Shah Alam Community Forest – Open Day, July 28 | Come and visit the Gem of Shah Alam – the Community Forest. There will be fun activities for the entire family, eco-booths, food trucks and more. Everybody is welcome. Free Admission. Organized by (SACF) Shah Alam Community Forest Society and MNS (Malaysian Nature Society).
Time: 8am – 12pm
Location: Setia Alam Community Trail
This event is supported by the SACF Society, SDP (The GEF Small Grants Programme) and UNDP to raise awareness on the effort to save the Shah Alam Community Forest.
For quite some time, Setia Alam residents have been fighting for preservation of their forest. In the beginning of 2019 they called on the Selangor government to protect the forest in Shah Alam for the benefit of the surrounding community. SACF is proposing that the Shah Alam Community Forest be gazetted as a “community managed” forest reserve. In such case the local community would work with local government agencies to manage the forest.
SACF secretary Alicia Teoh: “At most forest reserves, people are not allowed in. We would like to propose that, maybe around the perimeter of the forest, there can be hiking trails for people,” she added.
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