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  FIRST ANNUAL FORESTRY SYMPOSIUM 1995
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Theme: Forestry for Development
38 Papers were presented:

Forest Products Land Use Planning
Forest Biology/ Ecology
Agro-forestry
Social Forestry / Forest Policy Eco-tourism/ Bio-diversity

* Forest Products

ALTERNATIVE TIMBER SPECIES - A REVIEW OF THEIR PROPERTIES AND USES
Hiran S Amarasekara

DEVELOPMENT OF NON-WOOD FOREST PRODUCTS
M P Sarath Fernando

TREES; SRI LANKA'S MOST SUSTAINABLE SOURCE OF ENERGY AND RAW MATERIALS
Ray Wijewardene and P G Joseph

WHAT IS TIMBER CERTIFICATION, THAT WE SHOULD BE MINDFUL OF IT?
J H Sandom

CONSERVATION THROUGH PRESERVATION
Palitha Jayasekara

EMERGING ISSUES ON AVAILABILITY AND PREFERENCE OF TIMBER SPECIES IN SRI LANKA
W A D A Wijesooriya and A Widanapathirana

TIMBER CRISIS IN SRI LANKA AND SUBSTITUTION THROUGH WOOD COMPOSITE MATERIALS
M B Herath

* Land Use Planning

THE APPLICATION OF SOIL SCIENCE TO FORESTRY IN LAND USE PLANNING AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT IN SRI LANKA.
C R Panabokke

EFFECT OF COMMUNAL USE OF DRY ZONE FOREST LAND ON SOIL EROSION
P B Dhamasena

IMPACT OF LAND USE CONVERSIONS ON WATER YIELD
E R N Gunawardena

LAND USE CHANGE AND NATURAL AREA CONSERVATION IN THE SOUTH EAST DRY ZONE OF SRI LANKA
M D C Abhayaratna

PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS FOR THE USJ FOREST AND FIELDSTATION AT YAGIRALA
Sydney G Banyard

SPATIAL DATA AWARENESS AND COORDINATION OF THE PREREQUISITES FOR LAND RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
N C Seneviratne

VANISHING FOREST RESERVATION IN THE RURAL LANDSCAPE OF THE MAHAWELI SYSTEM 'C'
Thirimadura Indrasena Mendis

CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR CONSERVATION OF THE VICTORIA, RANDENIGALA, RANTEBE SANCTUARY
Ranjan Attygalle

* Forest Biology/ Ecology

NATURAL REGENERATION OF GAPS IN A SELECTIVELY LOGGED AREA AT MORAPITIYA PROPOSED RESERVE.
B.M.P.Singhakumara and N. Ruwanpathirana

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOIL CONDITIONS AND OCCURRENCE OF ROOT ROT DISEASE IN A FOREST NURSERY AT KUBALPOLA
G Kathiravelu and K M E P Tissera

SAP YIELD VARIATION OF Caryota urenus
M K U Kithsisi and R Pathirana

REGENERATION DYNAMICS OF SILVICULTURALLY ASSISTED DRY ZONE SCRUB VEGETATION AT DAMBULLA ARBORETUM
Jayantha Samarasinghe

A CORRELATION STUDY OF DENDROMETER BAND DATA AND PHENOLOGICAL EVENTS WITH DIRECT TREE RING WIDTH MEASUREMENTS IN SOME TROPICAL TREES OF SRI LANKA
M P de Silva and W W Senarath

LABORATORY CULTURE OF TEAK DEFOLIATOR (Hyblaea puera)
D.Tilakaratna


* Agro-forestry

EVALUATION OF Gliricidia sepium PROVENANCES IN THE INTERMEDIATE ZONE OF SRI LANKA
H P M Gunasena and R J Rajaselvam

SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IN FORESTRY SYSTEMS
A N F Perera

PEASANT PARTICIPATION IN RAISING SEEDINGS FOR REFORESTATION: EVIDENCE FROM THE PARTICIPATORY FORESTRY PROJECT
Anura S A Saturusinghe and A Widanapathirana

ALLEY CROPPING AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO SHIFTING CULTIVATION IN THE DRY ZONE
K M A Kendaragama

FORESTRY IN UPLAND RAINFED FARMING IN SOUTH EAST DRY ZONE
J Handawela

* Social Forestry / Forest Policy

PARTICIPATORY FORESTRY, HOW AND WHY?
Ranjan Attygalle

SUSTAINING FORESTRY INTERVENTIONS FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT: RESULTS FROM A LEARNING PROCESS APPROACH IN HURULUWEWA
C M Wijayaratna and A Widanapathirana

NATIONAL FORESTRY POLICY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
T Hewage

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT OF LOCAL FORESTS: WOULD IT BE A PROMISING STRATEGY TO SOLVE FOREST MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS IN SRI LANKA?
Anoja Wickramasinghe

COMMUNICATION: THE MISSING LINK IN CONSERVATION
Sriyanie Mithapala, Alejandro Grajal and U K G Padmalal

FORESTRY, A SECTOR OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMY, IT'S IMPORTANCE.
H Mahinda Goonasekara

* Eco-tourism/ Bio-diversity

POTENTIAL AND FACTORS AFFECTING ECOTOURISM IN SRI LANKA
S P Vidanage and H B Kotagama

ECOTOURISM AND CONSERVATION OF NATURAL AREAS IN THE SOUTH EAST ZONE OF SRI LANKA
G Tantrigama

RAPID ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN/ELEPHANT CONFLICTS AT HANDAPANGALA AREA AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MINIMIZING THEM
D P Munaweera, V Y Kuruvita

STRUCTURE AND FLORISTIC COMPOSITION OF GANNORUWA FOREST
Udayani R Weerasinghe, P Jayasekara and W Dissanayake

PRELIMINARY FAUNAL SURVEY OF GANNORUWA FOREST
D Samarasinghe, S Weediya Bandara and P Paranagama

ECOTOURISM & WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IN SRI LANKA: RECOMMENDATION FOR A WORKING COVENANT
Eric D Wikramanayaka

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