Welcome to the Forestry Division

Mission

The mission of the Forestry Division is to sustainably manage the Nation’s forests to ensure that they are abundant, ecologically healthy, biologically diverse and contribute to the wellbeing of all people and to the national economy in current and future generations.

Vision

We are a professional organization of men and women committed to national development and working together to sustainably conserve and enhance our forests which impact every facet of national life and are one of our most valuable resources.

Goal

The goal of the Forestry Division is to sustainably manage of the forest resources of Trinidad and Tobago to provide for the social, economic, ecological, cultural and spiritual needs of present and future generations; contribute to the sustainable development of the country; enhance the quality of human life while at the same time protecting biological diversity and ecological processes.

Services

  • Sale of timber and other forest produce from forest resources and other state lands.
  • Issue of removal permits for the transport of timber from private lands.
  • Law enforcement for forests and wildlife offences.
  • Issue of wildlife permits.
  • Provide technical advice for agencies and members of the public.
  • Maintain various national parks throughout our country.
  • Library services on forests and forests related topics.
  • Education and awareness programs and provide technical assistance upon requests.
  • Offer incentive programs and advice to private forestry farmers.

Contact Information

Forestry Division Head Office
Long Circular Road, St. James
Secretary to Conservator of Forests – 225-3868
Secretary to Deputy Conservator of Forests – 225-3861
Receptionist – 225-3865

Forestry Division
Balisier Avenue, Pleasantville Secretary to South Coordinator – 225-3756 Receptionist – 225-3774

North West Conservancy
Assistant Conservator of Forests – 225-3802
Receptionist – 225-3807

North Central Conservancy
Assistant Conservator of Forests 643-9595

North East Conservancy
Assistant Conservator of Forests – 225-3720
Secretary – 225-3732

South West Conservancy
Assistant Conservator of Forests -225-3761
Receptionist – 225-3774

South Central Conservancy
Assistant Conservator of Forests – 225-3760
Receptionist – 225-3774
South East Conservancy

Assistant Conservator of Forests – 225-3740
Receptionist – 225-3747
Forestry Information Unit/Library –225-3846
Secretary to Director, Forest Resource Inventory and Management – 225-3856
\ Wildlife Section -225-3837
National Parks Section – 227-3792
Community Forestry – 225-3821
Private Forestry/Incentive Unit – 225-3817

 

 

 

Please see below the following Press Releases:-

 

1.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries Financial Assistance for Fisherfolk - 30/08/2016

 

2.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture, Land & Fisheries (Parliamentary Secretary lauds SIDC’s Youth Fishing Clinic) - 15/06/16

 

3.Media Release- Minister of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Import Duties on Agricultural Chemicals)-13/06/16

 

4.Media Release-Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries(Deficiencies in the Fishing Sector)- 23/04/16

 

5.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Run For Food 2016)-08/04/16

 

6.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Mayaro beauty queens pay courtesy call to Minister)-23/03/16

 

7. Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (EMBD to be vested with the distribution of Caroni Lands)-22/03/16

 

8.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Man fined 1000 for unlawful possession of fruits)-15/03/16

 

9. Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Praedial Larceny Unit Assists in Prosecution)-11/03/16

 

10. Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Agriculture Ministry to address HIV AIDS Workplace Discrimination)-09/03/16Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Hunting Season Ends March 2016)-29/02/16

 

11.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Agriculture Minister Reveals Cabinet to be assessed against Work Plans)-22/02/16

 

12.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries Over 200 Farmers fail to have leases for their Caroni Lands executed.pdf

 

13.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Payment of NRWRP Workers)-21/12/15

 

14.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Agriculture Ministry set to Launch its Road Map for the Development of the Sector)-21/02/16

 

15.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land and Fisheries (Launch of Agricultural Apprenticeship Programme)-29/01/16

 

16.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (New NAMDEVCO Board Appointed)-08/01/16

 

17.Media Release - Ministry of Agriculture Land Fisheries (Payment of NRWRP Workers)-22/12/15