IDENTIFICATION OF FACTORS CAUSING FOREST AND LAND FIRES IN TIWINGAN LAMA VILLAGE SUB WATERSHED RIAM KANAN SOUTH KALIMANTANSusilawati, Muhammad Ruslan, Syarifuddin Kadir and Yusanto Nugroho
The decrease in forest function has occurred in the forest, especially in the sub-watershed area of South Kalimantan Riam Kanandue to fires that occur every year in the dry season. The existence of high technology in the fire management often neglect the perception of the villagers, as a result of which fires continue to occur and the management innovation practice has not obtained maximum results. In fact, it is known that fires always start from small land fires caused by human actions. To obtain answers in reducing the frequency of fire occurance, the study of causal activity and fire prevention in Tiwingan Lama Village. The results showed that fire prevention activities so far have not resulted in a decrease in fire events. It is well known that the main sources of land fires in villages around the forest are livestock farming, fields and fishing, while other sources of fire are incidental. The community is open to receiving innovations in fire prevention education and training from the Management and Government. This study aims to analyze the factors that cause forest and land fires in Tiwingan Lama Village.