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PROJECT TITLE
Rehabilitation and Management of Degraded Forests in Miyun Reservoir Watershed, Beijing [2015P2-BFS]
EXECUTING AGENCY
Beijing Forestry Society
SUPERVISORY AGENCY
Beijing Municipal Bureau of Forestry and Parks (BMBFP)
DURATION
36 months, July 2015-June2018
GOAL
The goal of the project is to safeguard water quality of Miyun Reservoir watershed by applying integrated forest management approaches.
OBJECTIVES
a) To improve the water conservation capacity of the forests in three sites of the project by applying close-to-nature management approach;
b) To reduce water pollution caused by fertilizer application in the orchard selected;
c) To improve the livelihood of the local community selected by promoting the development of forest recreation;
d) To enhance the capacity of relevant stakeholders in forest management in environment-friendly manner;
e) To produce best practice models for a better long-term forest management in the watershed.

ACTVITIES
Activity 1.1 Development of five-year forest management plan of project sites
Activity1.2 Transforming monoculture plantation of Pinus tabuliformis and Platycladus orientalis (Linn.) Franco into mixed forests with broad-leaved species in Shicheng, Maoshigou and Shichangyu villages.
Activity 2.1 An eco-tourism plan developed, marketed in BJ and tourism infrastructure developed
Activity 2.2 Management plan of eco-tourism developed and implemented
Activity 3.1 Training manuals developed and training local forest practitioners for implementation of the Long-term Forest Management Plan and involved in eco-tourism
Activity 3.2 Organization of domestic and international study tours
Activity 4.1 Establishment of knowledge hub
Activity4.2 Development and publishment of integrated forest management in the Miyun Reservoir Watershed
Activity 4.3 Organization of a workshop to disseminate project outputs
Activity 4.4 Preparation and submission of policy recommendations to local and Beijing municipal governments
EXPECTED OUTPUTS
Output 1: Monoculture plantations of Pinus tabuliformis and Platycladus orientalis (Linn.) Franco of 280 hectares in three project sites are managed in a close-to-nature approach.
Output 2: The livelihood of local community improved by promoting eco-tourism
Output 3: Capacity of relevant stakeholders in managing forest and eco-tourism improved.
Output 4: Experience and lessons learned summarized and disseminated.

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Three project sites in Shicheng, Maoshigou and Shichangyu village