Peran Masyarakat dalam Pengendalian Kebakaran Hutan di BKPH Slarang KPH Pemalang
Forest fires are a form of forest disturbance that often occurs. Every year, forest fires in Indonesia occur during the dry season. The causes of forest fires in Indonesia are natural and human factors. Forest fires cause an enormous loss in properly controlling forest fires. This study aims to analyze the factors that cause forest fires and examine the efforts to control forest fires and the role of community participation in forest fire control at BKPH Slarang, KPH Pemalang, Central Java. The highest forest fires occurred in 2015 with a frequency of 4 times that the total area of land burned was 11,10 hectares. Forest fire in BKPH Slarang caused a loss of costing IDR 50,234,000. The form of control exercised by BKPH is socialization or counseling about fires. Direct socialization or counseling is given to the community in various activities. Community participation is very high in prevention and blackout activities at BKPH Slarang KPH Pemalang.
Key words: BKPH Slarang, causative factors, community participation, control of forest fire