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Forestry Unit, Department of Physical Planning (DPP), Bahamas

Forestry Unit The Forestry Unit was formally established with the Forestry Act, 2010. Vision To ensure the valuable natural forest resources of the Bahamas are managed in a sustained manner, in perpetuity. Mission Guided by prudent policy and the provisions of the Forestry Act 2010 and Regulations, the forest resources of the Bahamas will be sustainably managed as a viable renewable natural resource for the benefit of The Bahamas. Mandate To develop the forest resources of the Bahamas to their maximum potential by applying sound, scientific, and sustained yield forest management principles and concepts.