With the initiative of the officers and staffs of the Mokokchung Forest Division, a Marep Forest Park was inaugurated on 8th of June 2022 by Dharmendra Prakash IFS Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Head of Forest Forces Nagaland in the presence of Rongsenlemla IFS, Conservator of Forests (NTC), Dr. Sentitula IFS, Divisional Forest Officer, Mokokchung, Sashilemla Range Officer Mokokchung, Moamongba Range Officer Changtongya, Ailong Phom, Range Officer, Tuli, Temjenmongba Range Officer Mangkolemba, Shilutemjen Range Officer, Longtho, Imkongmar Range Officer in-charge Changchang Beat, Moakumdang Range Officer, Longchem, all executive staff , ministerial staff and NFMP staffs.

Dr. Sentitula IFS, DFO Mokokchung stated that this Marep Forest Park aims to offers opportunities to teach about the environment and the importance of preserving natural ecosystems, a beautiful urban forest park, whose landscape can bring people enjoyment, becomes an important place for residents’ morning exercise, leisure, tourism, and other activities. Through this park the Forest department desires to offer space for demonstrating good Environmental Practices, develop Environmental stewardship towards conservation and preservation.

The Principal Chief Conservator of Forest and Head of Forests Force Dharmendra Prakash IFS congratulated the efforts of the Officers and staff of the Division for working tirelessly towards Conservation efforts. He has interacted with all the ranks and files of the division reviewing the progress and concerns of the staffs for  a better welfare of the people. He has also interacted with the Wood based Industry Units/Mill owners under Tuli Industrial zone, Milak Industrial Zone, Longtho Industrial zone and Longnak Industrial zone.

Rongsenlemla IFS CF(NTC) has highlighted the progress of all the Forest Divisions under Northern territorial Circle (Mokokchung, Tuensang, Kiphire, Longleng, Mon and Zunheboto) and has encouraged the officers and staffs to continue working for the benefit of our people and to strive  towards‘ Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature’ restoring and safeguarding our Mother Earth.