Definition of Forest Protection is a business, activity, and measures to prevent the destruction of forests and forest products due to human actions or natural. Causes of deforestation can be forest fires, pests, diseases, grazing, theft and causing protection factor. One of the principles of forest protection is the prevention of the onset or progression of a cause of forest destruction , would be more effective than control activities after the damage occurred.
The principle of priority to the prevention of forest protection onset or progression of a forest damage through silvicultural planning and good management.
In conjunction with the management measures, prevention of the concept of forest protection is approached by way of:
- decision to move or act to prevent the causes of forest destruction is not developed and does not cause deforestation seriously.
- development of a form of forest management is careful and insightful future.
Studies of forest protection in general as well studied as part of the Science Silviculture . Forest Protection Branch of Science has developed into a more specific knowledge of science among the Forest Diseases, Pests of Forest Science and Forest Fire.