Jurnal Online Mahasiswa (JOM) Bidang Perikanan dan Ilmu Kelautan
Vol 5 (2018): Edisi 1 Januari s/d Juni 2018

STUDY OF FOREST POTENCY OF MANGROVE SEBAUK VILLAGE AS OBJECT OF ECOUTOURISME IN BENGKALIS REGENCY RIAU PROVINCE

Wahid, Wahid (Unknown)
Samiaji, Joko (Unknown)
Galib, Musrifin (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
09 May 2018

Abstract

Abstract Ecotourism is trip to a natural environment by prioritizing aspects of nature conservation and ecotourism activities can increase revenues for nature conservation that serve as a tourist attraction and generate economic benefits for the lives of people who are in the area. This research was conducted from January to February 2018 in Sebauk Village, Bengkalis Regency, Riau Province. The aim of the research was to know the potential of mangrove ecosystem in Sebauk Village to be used as ecotourism area and to know the level of participation and perception of community and stakeholders.. Determination of sampling point by means of purposive sampling. Mangrove forest of  Sebauk Village had a the potential to serve as a mangrove ecotourism area. This was seen by the vegetation structure and condition. The vegetation of mangroves identified in the observation plot  were consisting of 5 families and 8 species. The areas that were catagorized very suitable for ecotourism were at the sampling point 2 and the sampling point 3. Keywords: Marine ecotourism, Mangrove, Sebauk Village

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