Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department,

Government of Uttar Pradesh, India

Shri. Yogi Adityanath

Hon'ble Chief Minister,Uttar Pradesh

Shri. Dara Singh Chauhan

Hon'ble Minister,Forest Department

Eco System

Major Ecosystem Services provided by Forests
S.No. Services Infrastructure and Processes Goods and Services
Cultural services: Providing opportunities for cognitive development.
1 Aesthetic information Attractive landscape features Enjoyment of scenery.
2 Recreation Variety in landscapes with (potential)recreational uses. Travel to natural ecosystems for eco-tourism, outdoor sports, etc.
3 Cultural and artistic information Variety in natural features with cultural and artistic value. Use of nature as motive in books film, painting folklore, national and state symbols, architecture, advertising, etc.
4 Spiritual and historic information Variety in natural features with spiritual and historic value. Use of nature for religious or historic purposes (ie., heritage value of natural ecosystems and features.)
5 Science and education Variety in nature with scientific and educational value. Use of natural systems for school excursions, etc. use of nature for scientific research.
Supporting services: Providing habitat (suitable living space) for wild plant and animal species.
1 Habitat and biodiversity Suitable living space for wild plants and animals. Maintenance of biological and genetic diversity (and thus the basis for most other functions.)
2 Nursery Suitable reproduction habitat Maintenance of commercially harvested species.