A SUCCESSFUL NATURAL FOREST TREE REPLANTING ACTIVITY MADE AT MKUSSU (MAGILA) FOREST NATURE RESERVE
A BRIEF FIRST ROUND PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION REPORT AT MAGILA (MKUSSU) NATURE FOREST RESERVE.
The Magila Nature Forest Reserve also known as Mkussu Nature Forest Reserve is among the 12 burnt natural forest reserves that are available at Lushoto District. Changamoto Youth Development Organization together with Plant-For-The-Planet Community managed to replant indigenous trees to the burnt Magila Nature Forest Reserve so as to make the forest easy to regain to its nature.
Through several donations that were collected by Plant-For-The-Planet on behalf of Changamoto Youth Development Organization for Replanting the burnt Magila nature forest reserve ,Changamoto Youth Development Organization managed to plant 8000 indigenous trees including Albizia Albida, Macamia Lutea and Ravovia Cafla. The number of trees donated by Plant-For-The-Planet community was 6614 trees but Changamoto Youth Development Organization planted 8000 trees with the addition of 1386 trees from the planned budget. The overall trees planned to be planted by Changamoto Youth Development Organization at Magila Nature Forest Reserve is 350000 trees by November,2020.
The project took 3 days to be completed as it started on 5 of December,2019 to 7 of December 2019. The geographical location (GPS) for the planted area in some points can be shown as follows:
The following geographical points were taken from the area near the water source
The following geographical points were taken from at the top of the forest:
DESCRIPTIVE PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION PICTURES
Changamoto Youth Development Organization(CYDO) were collecting and loading indigenous trees to the Lorry for transporting trees to the field (Magila area).
Photos by CYDO
Executive Director of Changamoto Youth Development Organization launched the tree replanting project at Magila nature Forest Reserve
After loading off trees, casual workers employed by CYDO carried the trees to the top of the forest ready for replanting the Magila (Mkussu Natural Forest)
Burnt forest area planted with a new tree with a aim of restoring the nature of Magila (Mkussu) nature forest reserve
This picture shows indigenous trees in lines as well as the picture of the planting areataken from faraway.
The casual workers employed by CYDO together with some villagers took a picture with Changamoto Youth Development Organization after finishing tree planting activity.