Forest Lands in Goa



Reserve Forest (sq. km.) u/s 20 of Indian Forest Act 1937 : 236.82 sq km
Proposed Reserved Forest (sq. km.) Under section 4 of Indian Forest Act 1937 : 722.63
Unclassed forest (sq. km.) declared under section 18 of Wildlife (Protection) Act : 137.11
Unclassed forest (sq. km.) identified for section 4 notification : 96.21
Balance Unclassed forest areas (sq. km.) : 31.69
Total : 1224.46

(Forest Department, Government of Goa and State of Forests Report 2005, Forest Survey of India)

Taluka
Geographical area
in ha
Forest Area
in ha.
Tiswadi
16,612
178.00
Salcete
27,719
8.00
Bardez
26,480
-
Marmagoa
7,831
-
Ponda
25,228
5012.46
Bicholim
23,633
808.23
Pernem
24,200
1343.26
Quepem
43,731
11490.73
Sanguem
88,660
56924.83
Canacona
34,736
18581.79
Satari
51,284
28099.15

(Forest Department, Government of Goa - http://www.goaforest.com)