Along January until early October, it is noted that 1,680 trees that spread in 10 Sub-districts in South Jakarta have been pruned.
" It is a routine maintenance from the results of monitoring in the field"
"It is a routine maintenance from the results of monitoring in the field," said Bambang Muhirdan, Section Head of Forestry Section, South Jakarta Forestry Sub-dept., Friday (10/19).
It is done to follow up related unit's request, Industry and Energy Sub-dept. that requested the tree pruning, as the tree has covered street lighting.
"We also follow up the Transportations Sub-dept.'s request. They say tree has covered the traffic signs," he expressed.
Those trees pruned are located in 10 sub-districts, such as Jagakarsa (142 trees), Kebayoran Baru (212 trees), Pasar Minggu (273 trees), Mampang Prapatan (135 trees), Cilandak (188 trees), Pesanggrahan (135 trees), Tebet (165 trees), Kebayoran Lama (128 trees), Pancoran (177 trees), and Setiabudi (125 trees).
"Types of tree that have been pruned are varied, namely trembesi, sapodilla, kaya, mahogany, angsana, asem kranji, glodokan, flamboyan, tabebuya, and tanjung," he closed.