Monitoring

SUMMARY OF FOREST MONITORING ACTIVITIES

(PERIOD JAN-DEC 2018)

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MONITORING ELEMENT INDICATORS

REMARKS / REPORT

1 Yield of forest product Log production summary.

 

  • Total Log Production YTD 63,737m3.
2 Growth rates Summary of reassessment of PSP’s since establishment
  • FRA has been completed in Dec 2018.
  • FMU currently planning for conversion of FRA to PSP based on report prepared by technical consultant IFMC.
  • Reassessment and conversion to be conducted 2020.
  • No info on forest regeneration and forest condition till 2020 during reassessment.
  • Preliminary assessment from 2 SFC plots reveal that:

a) Current Annual Increment (CAI)

Overall- 0.45cm/year

Dipterocarp- 0.43cm/year

Non Dipterocarp- 0.47cm/year

b) Mortality Rate

Overall- 1.47%

Dipterocarp- 0.10%

Non Dipterocarp- 1.37%

3 Forest regeneration Species composition and no. of sapling recorded

 

4 Forest Condition Diameter distribution and forest quality
5 Composition of Flora and Fauna List of flora and fauna found in FMU

 

Flora

  • Analysis conducted based on pre-harvest inventory in Coupe 15AR and Coupe 01 AR.  Total area assessed 8,431 ha.
  • 55% of enumerated stand are from Dipterocarpaceae.

Fauna

  • A total of 44 wildlife species was recorded including birds, reptiles and mammalian species from the camera trap study in Kapit FMU Coupe 01, 24 and 25
6 Changes in Flora and Fauna Number and abundance of species found in FMU and comparison between earlier and recent assessment Flora

  • Timber species composition assessed during pre-harvest inventory in coupe 15AR and Coupe 01AR.
  • There were slight difference in the composition of dipterocarp and non-dipterocarp (52% dip and 48% non-dip in coupe 15AR, 58% dip and 42% non-dip in coupe 01AR).

Fauna

  • Currently, monitoring result on change of fauna composition cannot be captured until at least 2nd monitoring data has been collected.
7 Environmental Impacts of Forest Operation Harvesting Impact
  • Study on harvesting impact has been conducted in Coupe 01AR Block 5.  Study is still on-going.
  • Preliminary data for Block 5 suggested 34% of logging damage. Progress of post logging damage assessment is still on going.
EIA Approval term and condition

 

  • YTD, two EMR has been submitted to NREB.  Both report concluded that the water qualities of the waterways were found to be good with all the parameters monitored within Class I and IIB standards of the NWQSM and had not detected any major pollution from the re-entry logging area.
  • Two internal ECA had been successfully conducted in June and November 2018 and passed the Environmental Compliance Audit Pilot Project with the achievement of 90 compliances (98.9%) and 89 compliances (97.8%) of 91 conditions set in the EIA approval Term and Condition respectively.
8 Social Impact of Forest Operation Evidence of FPIC and joint identification of special sites for native
  • One consultations have been conducted with local community in Oct 2018 on the SA clearing.
Evidence of provision of SCR / Community services

 

  • YTD, the FMU donated RM5,724 for the donation of cement to longhouse and donation for Gawai celebration.
Number of forest encroachment by local community

 

  • YTD, detected 2 local community encroachments from 10 patrolling conducted. Actions had been taken by conduct consultation with local community and reported to FDS & SFC.
Number of complaint, disputes and conflict encountered with directly affected native
  • 2018 YTD, no complaint, disputes and conflict encountered with directly affected native recorded.
Number of property damage
  • 2018 YTD, no property damage recorded.
9 Occupational Safety and Health Number of serious accident per annum
  • Recorded only 5 serious accidents. All the incidents were reported to DOSH Sibu through JKKP6.
Number of minor accident per annum
  • 2 minor accidents recorded in 2018.
Number of near miss incident per annum
  • No near miss incident recorded.
10 Cost of forest management Harvesting cost per ha
  • Average cost of harvesting (felling and extraction) RM77/m3.
  • Administration / overhead cost per ha
  • Average cost of administration RM57.06/m3.
11 Productivity of forest management

 

Harvested area per annum
  • YTD, total 3,080ha had been harvested.
12 Forest Protection Number of forest encroachment per annum.
  • YTD, detected 4 encroachments from 10 patrolling conducted. Actions had been taken by reported to FDS & SFC.
13 Efficiency of forest management Machine productivity by contractor (production / machine hour, production / machine / month)  

  • Excavator Wincher – 505 m3/unit/month
  • Tractor (Skidder) – 457 m3/unit/month
  • Logging truck – 1,242 m3/unit/month
Total harvesting cost per m3 delivered to log yard.
  • Average harvesting cost per m3 delivered to log pond is RM97/m3.
Cost of enrichment planting per ha
  • Average cost of enrichment planting RM1424.64/ha.
Cost of road maintenance per km.
  • Average cost of road maintenance RM905/km.

(updated Apr 2019)