(HBO) - Eight km far from the center of the district, there is 3,500 ha of forest in Thanh Son commune, of which, 70% of the area is the protection forests, assigned to 11 hamlets for management and protection.
The forest protection group of Noong
Luong village, Thanh Son commune (Mai Chau) regularly goes on patrol to
promptly detect the illegal forest encroachment activities.
The area of protection forests is large with many perennial and rare timber trees, holding the headwaters position in regulating water sources at the same time. Therefore, the Party Committee and the authority of the commune always pay attention and direct the People to perform well the forest protection.
there are 22 forest protection teams with from 3-5 people each in the whole
commune. They include the village heads, police officers, militia. They go on
patrols at a frequency of 1-2 times every month to timely detect and handle the
acts of deforestation and forest encroachment. At the village meetings, the
heads of hamlets, the secretaries of the Party cell and the reputable people
regularly propagate and sign the commitments with the local people, putting
into the residential conventions and regulations on the forest protection.
Every year, the units contracted for management and forest protection in the
commune receive the supported money in accordance with the policy of payment
for forest environmental services. As a result, the local people are more aware
of the forest protection. In the peak months of the hot season, the forest fire
prevention and fighting are strictly implemented, organizing the clearing of
plants and vegetation, guiding the people to burn up with the correct techniques,
promptly grasping the situation and ensuring the response to the possible
to now, the forest coverage of the whole commune has reached 63%. The
orientation of forest management and protection associated with economic
development, especially the service of the community tourism, the commune has
been mobilizing the local people to actively participate in improving and
planting forests, protecting the environmental landscapes and assisting the
different types of tourism services and the socio-economic development.
Currently, in the whole commune there are 2 homestays with many types of
services, eco-tourism, which has been highly appreciated by visitors, and have
gone on operation effectively. Besides, the commune is implementing the planning
and the construction of the tourism area of Sam Tang lake with the beautiful
mountains and forests and the total area of 80 hectares. It is expected that
the tourism area will have many interesting services such as lakeside resort,
the health care with herbs, creating jobs for many local workers.
(HBO) – Boasting stunning landscapes and unique culture, the northwestern province of Hoa Binh has been attractive to both domestic and foreign visitors.
(HBO) - Mentioning Cao Phong district, tourists all over the country know that this is one of the four famous ancient Muong regions of the province, Bi is the first, Vang is the second, Thang is the third and Dong is the fourth. Muong Thang in Cao Phong has long been known as a land rich in traditional cultural identity. In the district there are beautiful and rich natural landscapes with many beauty spots containing the historical legends. This place also preserves the traditional beauty in the lifestyle, the customs, the house architecture of Muong community, promising to be an attractive destination.
(HBO) - Surrounded by hundreds of multi-year-old coconut trees, the eco-tourism area of Dua Island in Sung Trach hamlet, Vay Nua commune (Da Bac) has its own charming and attractive beauty. Dua Island has become one of the tourism attractions chosen by many tourists in their journey to discover the beauty of Hoa Binh lake area over the past 6 years.
(HBO) - From the end of 2019, the community tourism spot in Buoi Cai village, Phu Cuong commune (Tan Lac) officially opened. Together with Luy Ai hamlet - Phong Phu commune, Chien hamlet - Van Son commune, Buoi Cai has become one of the three models of the community tourism, which have been put into operation in the area.
(HBO) - The Provincial Fatherland Front has coordinated with the Action Center for Community Development to organize a survey to collect opinions of the people in Gia Mo, Nhan My (Tan Lac); Tu Son (Kim Boi); Quyet Thang (Lac Son); Cao Son (Da Bac) commune on the policies supporting the economic development in association with the community tourism. 160 representatives from the community groups, the heads and the deputy heads of the communes’ People’s Inspection Committees.
(HBO) – The People’s Committee of Hoa Binh has
issued Decision 1520/QD-UBND recognising Mai Chau district in the northern
province as a local tourist site.