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No Road, Please. Preserve the Shah Alam Community Forest

Alicia Teoh, Founder and Secretary, Shah Alam Community Forest Society (SACF Society)

13-Apr-21 14:00

No Road, Please. Preserve the Shah Alam Community Forest

A proposal to build a road across the Shah Alam Community Forest is being vehemently opposed by many stakeholders, including residents of the area, environmentalists and nature lovers who frequent the forest, for desperately needed recreation. The small but important community forest serves as a water catchment area, is a critical ecological corridor, and still homes many endangered species such as the Malayan tapir. We find out what went down at a recent intense and eventful public hearing session about this case last week, at the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) headquarters.

Image source: Shah Alam Community Forest's Facebook Page

 

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


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Categories:  EnvironmentSciencePoliticslaw & legal mattersSocial Issues

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestShah Alam Community Forest SocietyNGOShah Alam City CouncilMBSAMBSA Local Draft Plan 2035Bukit Cherakah Forest Reservepermanent forest reservesecological balanceurban forests





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