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Introduction Field trips can be determined as a sequence of field visit with a view to gain practical knowledge on different matter.

It is very helpful because here people experience directly the purpose and processes of the concerning subject and thereby achieve benefit from it in future. So we the students of department of Forestry and Environmental Science are went to in a field trip in every semester. As a consequence, we the students of 1st year 2nd semester students made a field tour on 19.12.2010 at Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Habigong Range-2, Under the forest division of Sylhet as a part of the course. Objectives Objectives of field tour is given to the below. 1. To realize forest management. 2. To identify Forest trees. 3. Realize the difference between natural and artificial forests. 4. See the biodiversity of the certain forest. 5. To find out forest related organization. The main objective of this tour was as followed 1. To know the present status of the forest. 2. To identify flora and fauna of this forest. 3. To explore the problem related to this forest. Participation z Mohammed Redowan Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science z Romel Ahmed Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science z Mizanur Rahman Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science Time frame and schedule: Our tour started at 8.45am from our SUST campus towards Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary at Chunarughat, Habiganj. We reached the Keling bit office at about 2.00pm. Then we took rest for 30 minutes and take our lunch. Then we start walking in the forest to see the plantation program of numerous tree species and cane species. While walking we collect information about Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary. At about 4 pm we reached at RemaKalenga Wildlife Sanctuary. Then the beat officer give us information about Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary. Then we see the Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary. At last we return towards our campus at about 8 pm and we came back to our campus at about 12 am.

Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary: Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most important protected area of Bangladesh. The ancient Taraphil Reserve Forest was established under a declaration of the forest Act 1927, covering a total area of 6232 ha. Considering its biodiversity values and conservation, later the government declared a part of the Taraphil Reserved Forest as RemaKalenga Wildlife Sanctuary in 1982. Further they expand the sanctuary area through another declaration in 1996. Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary was established under the provisions of Article 23(1) of the Bangladesh wildlife Preservation Order of 1973, as amended by the Bangladesh Wildlife Preservation (Amendment) Act, 1974. Secondary Information on Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary: Official Name: Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary Previous Name: Taraphil Reserved Forest Protection Status: Sanctuary Forest Type: Tropical evergreen and semi-evergreen forest (Sarker and Haq 1985, Mountfort and Poore 1968) and much of it is primary forest (Uddin et al. 2002a). Location: Beat: Range: Division: Upazila: District:

Rema, Chonbari, Kalenga Habigonj-2 Sylhet Forest Division Chunarughat Habigonj

Some Common Plant Species in Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary: Diospyros montana (Gab) Elaeocarpus floribundus (Belpoi) Elaeocarpus robusta (Jolpai) Shorea robusta (Sal) Sterculia villosa (Chandul) Streblus asper (Sheora) Dipterocarpus turbinatus (Garjan) Tectona grandis (Shegun) Artocarpus heterophyllus (Kanthal) Bombax ceiba (Shimul Tula) Calamus tenuis (Jalibet) Daemonorops jenkinsiana (Golla bet) Dipterocarpus tubinatus (Telia Garjon) Dillenia indica (Chalta) Some Common Animal Species in Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary: Muntiacus muntjak (Deer) Fells viverrina (Meso Bagh) Bufo melonostictus (Common Toad) Ophiophagus Hannah (King Cobra) Psittacula alexandari (Tia) Hylobates hollock (Hullok) Funambulus Spp. (Kath-Birali) Lepus nigricollis (Rabit)

Problems of Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary: a. Illicit felling. b. Transport problem. c. Lack on manpower. d. Encroachment. e. Hunting of animal. Recommendations: a. Illicit felling should be prohibited. b. Encroachment should be properly monitored. c. Manpower should be increased. d. Application of wildlife preservation laws. Conclusion: Forestry is a branch of applied botany. Study tour helps us to see the forest and their activities. It also helps us to understand the management of forest. Every student of forestry need to visit forest. By a study tour, we have gathered a practical concept about mentioned terms of forestry from Rema-kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary tour. Rema-kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary is so charming that it would be impossible for me to forget and surely it will be one of my best memorable tours.