About Haryana Forest Department:
The forests in Haryana are classified as Reserved Forests, Protected Forests, Unclassed Forests, Areas closed U/S 38 of Indian Forest Act and Areas closed U/S 4 and 5 of Punjab Land Preservation Act. Large Reserved Forest areas are mainly confined to the Himalayan ranges in Panchkula and Yamunanagar districts. Small Reserved Forests are found at a number of places in the districts of Yamunanagar, Kaithal, Ambala, Jind and Hisar. Majority of forests in the State belong to Subtropical dry deciduous category whereas subtropical thorny forests are found only in the Aravalli hills in the southern parts of the State. Pine forests are located at higher reaches in the Protected forests of Morni Hills in Panchkula district, whereas Sal Forests dominate the Reserve Forests in the Shiwaliks of Yamunanagar districts.