Conservation Effort of Sonneratia caseolaris in Lampung Mangrove Center
Mangrove forest product like Pedada (Sonneratia caseolaris) can be processed into food however its conservation effort is limited. This research aimed to determine the conservation effort that Margasari villagers did related to the utilization of Pedada (Sonneratia caseolaris). This research was done in march 2017 in Lampung Mangrove Centre. The study used questionnaire method with the number of respondent was 97 women. The results showed that most of women in Margasari Village are housewives, and the rest work as enterpreneur, honorary in reading house snail hunter, fishmonger, farmer and net maker. Their jobs could help the economy of the villagers. The conservation effort performed by community in Margasari Village were incuding the direct and indirect, preservation through planting and nursery. The conservation effort that related to pedada utilization was by processing into pedada lemonade and ''pedada dodola''. The conservation effort consisted the aspects of protection, preservation, and utilization with the most conservation effort was utilization. The results showed that the important value index of pedada trees was 173%, Lamtoro trees was 75% and Buta-Buta trees was 54%.
Keywords: conservation, mangrove, Sonneratia caseolaris, villagers.
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