Chandigarh is a modern city and forestry in Chandigarh is different from traditional practices of Forestry in many ways. Urban forestry advocates the role of trees as a critical part of urban infrastructure. From management point of view, the Forests in Chandigarh may be categorized in Wildlife Sanctuary Area and City Reserved & Unclassed Forests Areas.
The objective of management of forests in sanctuary area is to conserve the Soil & Moisture in the Catchment of Sukhna Lake and to improve the Wildlife habitat inside Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) and Reserved & Unclassed Forests of Chandigarh are to maintain and improve the greenery in the city, providing Ex-Situ Plant Research Areas.
For more information, kindly visit www.chandigarhforest.gov.in