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Members of the Agency’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Unit learn to assemble and operate the Sensefly eBeex fixed-wing drone unit, which the Forestry Department recently acquired to conduct forest mapping. As a scientific organisation, we embrace new technologies that will help us be more effective and efficient.

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Over 1200 seedlings planted for NTPD 2021

Oct-08-2021

Over 1200 seedlings were planted across the island in observance of National Tree Planting Day which was commemorated...


Jamaica to benefit from CityAdapt project

Sep-30-2021

Jamaica is one of three countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to benefit from a project to increase the capaci...


Over 13 hectares of forests destroyed by fire in less than two months

Sep-29-2021

Fires continue to be one of the leading causes of deforestation and forest degradation in Jamaica with over 13 hectar...