Photos of Bukit Taviu FR

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Pioneer species are abundant along old logging roads.

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View of the forest. Photo taken in July 2001.

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View of secondary forest. Photo taken in July 2001.

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This area of secondary forest contains many pioneer species.

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Pioneer species abound in areads disturbed by logging in the past.

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Ground survey was carried out in various categoreis of forests.

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A old logging road runs through secondary forest on hill ridges.

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A small sawmill was situated in the southwest of the FR.

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A view of very good forest on a hillside. Note the oil palm orchard and land-clearing activities. Picture taken in July 2001.

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Aerial view of good forest in the low-lying areas of the FR.

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Some disturbed areas also had a high number of mother trees of dipterocarps.

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A view of the natural forest form a ridge.

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A view of secondary forest canopy from logging road.

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The Sandakan-Ranau highway traverses the FR. As the slopes here are quite steep, slope stabilisation projects were common in the early 2000s.

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Recently abandoned logs, like this one, were found along logging roads.

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Logging road leading to the secondary forest. Note the vegetation along the road.

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View of orchard with oil palm trees, and other crops situated near good forest.

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Centre of picture shows a patch of low-stature pioneer tree canopy.

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This area (W of the FR) was believed to be used as a stumping ground during illegal logging operations.

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Clear understorey is a characteristic of the good forest in the FR.

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Centre of picture shows a patch of low-stature pioneer tree canopy.

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Aerial view of the FR shows good forest cover. Photo taken in July 2001.

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View of secondary forest near old clearing. Photo taken in July 2001.

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The Sandakan-KK Highway cuts through the FR. The slope was being stabilised when the photo was taken in July 2001.