Official Re-Launch of Chiloé Model Forest

With national forestry and municipal authorities, social groups, indigenous communities and representatives of the armed forces in attendance, phase two of the Chiloé Model Forest was officially launched in the Chonchi community in July 2009.  This public-private initiative, lead by the Chilean Forest Agency (CONAF) and the local municipality, will include six communities on the Isla Grande in Chiloé and will directly benefit over 33,000 residents.