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  • Tags: Forests and forestry - Jamaica

Acres to be used for pine plantation in Jamaica

"Raw materials for the future. Part of Jamaica's 15,000 acres of pine plantation in the upland country. In the background, area to be planted."

Vincent Williamson explaining FIDCO afforestation programme

"Vincent Williamson, FIDCO Assistant Plantations Manager [back to camera] explains the Company's afforestation programme at Mullet Hall Gap. The event was a recent tour of the Mount James Management Unit by the visiting forestry delegates."

Pine fence posts

"Intermediate yields from young pine forests, finding ready markets in the fence post industry."

Conservator of Forests K.C. Hall (right) and U.S. Ambassador Sumner Gerard

"Forest Tour: Conservator of Forest, K. C. Hall (right), and U.S. Ambassador, Sumner Gerard, discussing new techniques in forest engineering and logging developed at the Mount James National Forest. To the left is Charles Campbell, Aid Mission…

Twickenham Park nursery

"Twickenham Park nursery. One of five nurseries producing Carib Pine seedlings. Nurseries are labour intensive and provide an opportunity for women to contribute to forest development."

A.U. Belinfanti at Springvale Forest reserve

"Minister of Agriculture A. U. Belinfanti looking at mahogany trees with N. Vickers on Springvale Forest Reserve."

Pinus Caribaea (pines)

"Thriving Pinus Caribaea (pines). Other uses of the pine include providing Christmas trees for the nation."

Helicopter lifting logs

"A skycrane lifts ten tons of logs out of a forest timber tract."