Forest of Toyota (Japan)

Facilities

Satoyama Learning Center Eco-no-Mori House

The Eco-no-Mori House opened in 2003 as a hub for disseminating information on "Forest of Toyota" activities.
The House can be used to learn about global environmental problems and lifestyles that make use of the power of plants (biomass) as well as Forest of Toyota initiatives.

Exterior of the Satoyama Learning Center Eco-no-Mori House

Exterior of the Satoyama Learning
Center Eco-no-Mori House

Entrance and open deck

Entrance and open deck

Hours Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (last admission at 4:00 p.m.)
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and during company holiday periods

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Map of Forest of Toyota

Map of Forest of Toyota

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Forestry

In the total area of 45-hectare (112-acre), the 15-hectare (37-acre) model forest has been maintained by dividing into 3 zones: Zone A for forestry, Zone B for conservation, and Zone C for utilization. Experiments in forestry know-how which was developed at the model forest and other ecology attempts has been conducted in the other 30-hectare (75-acre) forest.

Click on the numbers and letters to see partial introductions for each item.

a. Forestry Zone b. Conservation Zone c. Utilization Zonea1:Quercus Specimen Forest a2:Quercus Nursery a3:Original Area a4:Bamboo Use a7:Naturalization Forests A a8:Natural Rhododendron Growth a9:Naturalization Forests B b1:Conservation of Ise Bay Area b2:Star Magnolia Conservation c1:Charcoal Use c2:Water Quality Improvement Using Charcoals

a. Forestry Zone a. Forestry Zone
Taking basic measures to bring more light and wind into the forest.
b. Conservation Zone b. Conservation Zone
Taking measures centering on the habitat area to cultivate, protect, and conserve precious plant and animal life.
c. Utilization Zone c. Utilization Zone
Examining methods of utilizing forest resources.

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