Sikkim State Heritage Trees
Recognizing the silvicultural importance and ecosystem values of the historically significant trees found all over the State that are intimately linked with the evolution of human settlements and agrarian lifestyles of the people of Sikkim, the State Government vide Notification No. 83/GoS/FEWMD/Pr.Secy-PCCF dated 04/06/2016 and Notification No. 269/GoS/FEWMD/Pr.Secy-PCCF dated 08/11/2016 has notified 21 trees of girth class 25 ft and above and 32 trees of girth class 20 ft to 25 ft respectively under forest land as “Heritage Trees” of the state.
» Notification on 21 Heritage Trees of girth class 25 ft and above [Dated: 04/06/2016]
» Notification on 32 Heritage Trees of girth class 20 ft to 25 ft [Dated: 08/11/2016]
» Sikkim Forest (Preservation, Protection and Declaration) of Heritage Tree Rules, 2016
» Photo Album of 21 Heritage Trees of Sikkim
(Pic: Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling and other dignitaries releasing the Notification on Heritage Trees of Sikkim on the occasion of World Environment Day celebration on 5th June 2016 at Mangan, North Sikkim)