DENR rules and regulations governing timber and timber products planted on private land

Calub, Felipe (2005) DENR rules and regulations governing timber and timber products planted on private land. Annals of Tropical Research, 27 1: 91-96.

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Author Calub, Felipe
Title DENR rules and regulations governing timber and timber products planted on private land
Journal name Annals of Tropical Research
ISSN 0116-1710
Publication date 2005-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 27
Issue 1
Start page 91
End page 96
Total pages 6
Editor Steve R. Harrison
Eduardo O. Mangaoang
John L. Herbohn
Jerome K. Vanclay
Paciencia P. Milan
Victor B. Asio
Jungho Suh
Language eng
Subject 300602 Tree Improvement (Selection, Breeding and Genetic Engineering)
300606 Agroforestry
300600 Forestry Sciences
300604 Management and Environment
Abstract The Philippine government has a policy of encouraging landholders to plant trees, and where practicable to relax all impediments to the harvest and transport of trees. A clearly defined set of regulations applies nationally to the harvest and disposition of trees planted in private land. This policy involves a balance between encouraging reforestation and preventing loss of natural forests. Some differences in regulations exist between premium species and benguet pine as against other species including those commonly grown in plantations. While there is no policy of levying charges for tree registration, in some cases a contribution is required for the unfunded costs of the DENR officer who inspects, maps and certifies the plantation. Depending on volume of timber transported, approval may be given by the CENRO or may be required from the Secretary. Forest policy continues to evolve, and greater facilitation of plantation forestry is a policy objective.
Keyword tree registration
national reforestation program
alienable and disposable land
logging moratorium
premium species
titled lands
References CF (COLLEGE OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES). 2005. Primer on Tree Registration, Harvesting, Transport and Marketing Policies in Private Land. Draft 1st edn. Leyte State University, Visca, Baybay. MANGAOANG, E. 2005. Experiences of smallholders registering trees - some initial observations. In: Proceedings of the Planning Workshop. ACIAR Tree Farm Project. Sabin Resort, Ormoc City. 9-20 February.
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