the faced by the Forest are,
for fuelwood and fodder collection is
going on unabated.
- Overgrazing and uncontrolled
influx of cattle has lead to soil erosions in large scales.
- Forest fires are common
in dry seasons.Fires are built by villagers so that they can reach deep into
the forest to chop firewood and also get frsh grass for their cattle in the
There is also a myth that fires are a offering to the reignig
diety of the hills.
- There is no clear cut boundary for the
State Forest and this has increased the encroachment on the periphery of the
- Planting of exotic species of trees
like Eucalyptus are depriving the growth of native flora.
- Poaching of Birds and Animals
using traps and shotguns.
As a result of this, the population of Hares and Partridges been affected.Also
this has led to the the extinction of larger prey species like Spotted Deer
and Sambar.Due to the lack of prey ,the Leopard may be the center
of man-animal conflict in future.
- Quarrying on the hillocks
are the potential threat to the ecology of the forest.
It is directly affecting the habitat of the endangered species like the Shahin
Falcon and the endemic species the Yellow-throated Bulbul.
- Unchecked movement of vehicular
traffic, especially the heavy trucks are distirbing the wild life.
- Tamarind trees auctioned for harvesting,
the bidders have free access to the forest and move about poaching small games.
- The latest and most dangerous threat
is the Plastic diposal. Plastic carry bags, plastic cups,
Snacks covers are spreading every where.
Birds and Butterflies
Reptiles and Amphibians