Describe an example of people's participation in the management of forest.

Chipko andolan/movement is one of the example which depicts the people's participation in the management and preservation of forest.
This movement was started in 1970’s in the Himalayas of Uttar Pradesh 
in order to prevent the illegal deforestation and destruction of forest and and trees. Indian villagers, mainly the women have participated in this movement. They adopted Gandhian method of Satyagraha by hugging the trees and saving them from being cut down.

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