Jharbagda village is located in West bengal,population is about 2500. In this area,approximately 250,000 trees were planted on about 126ha of land for 3 years from 1999. The dozens of local species were planted,it was variety rich. Cooperatively the villagers protected and took care of trees well, they became to beautiful forest in a few years. And then, in the winter of 2006, the group of 16 elephants appeared suddenly. The revived forest is pride of the villagers, they hold the meeting and confirm to keep and remain the forest of course to their children and grandchildren, and to future generation forever.
after just planted
The trees are growing gradually
It has already become the beautiful forest even if it is seen from a distance
Upper pictures are in the summer. It is already deep forest.
The elephants appeared in November.
The trees are growing more and more greened
The trees are growing steadily and coming to the forest