(HBO) - Quy Hoa commune in Lac Son district is home to about 2,760 hectares of forest, including over 1,290 hectares of protection forest, stretching across the Thuong Tien Nature Reserve. The nature reserve is renowned for magnificent natural scenery, flora and fauna biodiversity, and various rare forestry products.
Over recent years, Quy Hoa commune has focused its effort on raising public
awareness of forest protection and intensifying forest management and
surveillance to maintain forest coverage and prevent acts harmful to forest.
A forest protection team in Thung
1 village, Quy Hoa commune (Lac Son) maintain regular patrols to promptly
discover violators of forest protection rules.
Chairman of the Quy Hoa People’s Committee Bui Van Dat said the commune has
coordinated with the local forest ranger force to ramp up inspection and
monitoring of the forests and neighbouring areas to prevent deforestation and
illegal exploitation of other forest resources. The commune has also
accelerated communication campaigns to increase aware of the importance of
forests to climate, water resources and fulfilment of socio-economic
development goals among local residents.
Located inside the Thuong Tien Nature Reserve, the villages of Thung 1, Thung 2
and Theu have the largest forest areas in the commune. Blessed with
breath-taking nature and tranquil atmosphere, they are also favourite
destinations for tourists. thanks to effective awareness campaigns, no illegal
logging has been found in the villages for years.
For nearly 2,000 hectares of production forest, the commune annually sends its
staff to instruct villagers in how to properly practice slash-and-burn farming
without causing forest fire. It also organises tree planting campaigns annually
to revive damaged forest areas and increase local forest coverage.
Bui Van Nhat, head of Thung 1 village said forest protection and maintenance of
green and clean living space have been regularly discussed at the village’s
meetings and broadcast on local radio. Strict punishments have been handed out
to violators, he noted, adding that each people has become aware of their
responsibility in protecting the forest and promptly reported about violations.
Twelve forest protection teams, including 3 – 5 members each, have been
established across the commune. There is also a mobile forest protection team,
comprising 20 members from local police and militia forces, which conducts
regular patrols to detect violations. They have kept day-and-night watch over
the forest and maintained regular exchange of information with officials from
neighbouring areas during the driest months of the year. These teams have
proved effective in preventing forest fire during summer and dry season.
Thanks to such efforts, the commune’s forest coverage has reached 80 percent.
Quy Hoa commune is endowed with a number of tourist attractions. Among them is
Mu Cave in Cao village full of beautiful stalactites and stalagmites
well-preserved by local government and people. The 20-hectare Kha Lake in Kha
village is blessed with abundant aquatic resources. Many hot springs with water
temperature ranging from 40 – 50 Celsius degree have been discovered around Doi
village, which have great potential for the development of mineral water
production and tourism./.
(HBO) – The People’s Committee of Lac Son district of Hoa Binh province held a ceremony to announce the recognition of Thuong Coc commune as a new-style rural area.
(HBO) – A working delegation led by Director and Chief of the Central Coordination Office on New Rural Development Nguyen Minh Tien made a trip to Lac Thuy district to inspect its performance in meeting criteria to be recognised as a new-style rural area for 2020. Attending a working session with the delegation were Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dinh Cong Su and officials of Lac Thuy as well as local departments and agencies.
(HBO) - The winding roads along the mountainside lead us up to mountainous communes of Tan Lac district. Thanks to State support, the roads are now wide and less dangerous. Although there are still a lot of difficulties, Tan Lac mountainous district has got a facelift, with locals’ living conditions improved and new ways for economic development opening up hope for locals.
(HBO) – Besides bringing practical benefits to customers, cashless payment for power bills makes positive contributions to containing the COVID-19 pandemic.
(HBO) – In response to the 2021 Youth Month and the 90th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) (March 26), the Lac Thuy district’s HCYU chapter held a ceremony to launch the 2021 Youth Month, plant 10,000 trees and build youth works. Attending the event were 580 young people, including 250 from Brigade 72 and KT 788 unit.
(HBO) – The Resolution adopted by the 26th Party Congress of Lac Son district for the 2015-2020 tenure has been realised by important projects such as a scheme on changing the structure of plants and animals for the 2016-2020 period with orientations to 2025, and a local tourism development scheme for the 2015-2020 period with a vision to 2030, which gave Muong Vang land a new face-lift.