On September 7, 2017 (Thursday), the Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia and Terengganu Forestry Department organized the International Forest Day Celebration and National Coastal Forest Ecosystem Conservation Day of 2017 at Kuala Kemaman Forest Reserve, Bakau Tinggi, Kemaman, Terengganu. The program was officiated by the Yang Berhormat Dato Sri Dr. Haji Wan Junaidi bin Tuanku Jaafar, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment. Also present at the program was YB Dato ' Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Agriculture & Agro-based Industry, YB Ir. Rosli Bin Othman, Chairman of the State Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Energy and Green Committee representing YAB Dato ' Seri Haji Ahmad Razif Bin Abd. Rahman, the Chief Minister of Terengganu, YBhg. Dato'Hj. Nor Akhirrudin B. Mahmud, Director General of Forestry Peninsular Malaysia, YBhg. Dato 'Haji Ahmad Fadzil Bin Abdul Majid, Director of Terengganu State Forestry, senior officers of JPSM, senior officers of the JPNT, JKKK and IPT students. The program aims to foster awareness of the people to cherish the treasures of the forests and to preserve the swamp forest ecosystem through the program community activities. Among the activities carried out during the program were tree planting, the launch of the Ex-Situ Conservation Point of the Crocodile Brain (Bruguiera hainesi), exhibition booths and tours along Sungai Chukai, Kemaman by boat. The organizing committee is sincerely and sincerely thanked all Department and Agency as well as individuals involved directly and indirectly in the celebration of this celebration.