NAKHON SI THAMMARAT (NNT) – The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) chief has visited Nakhon Si Thammarat to follow up on wildfire prevention measures for the local peat swamp forest,
The DNP Director General Thanya Netithammakun inspected the wildfire prevention and mitigation plan for the local Khuan Khreng swamp forest in Nakhon Si Thammarat.
He also met with local officials to deliver work policies, urging them to create a good understanding with villagers.
Khuan Khreng swamp forest is seeing less precipitation this year, posing a higher risk of forest fire. The DNP has set up a forest fire control center for Khuan Khreng swamp forest, constructed 91 check dams, deployed forest fire patrol units, and prepared forest firefighting support units to respond in normal, severe, and critical situations.