Conservation programs on degraded lands as a result of illegal logging, and cares less masyaraakat to forest benefits should be encouraged. This is to cope with reduced water flow water sources even death threats. Conservation of water resources will have an impact on increasing the economic resources of villagers, said M.Fadeli, M.Si chairman of KKN-PPM Ubhara ditemuai during the inauguration of a bamboo nursery in Petung Pacet (31/11).
As a village located in the village conservation buffer Kembangbelor have a very important function, that of how to reduce the population pressure in the area of conservation and nature reserve. provide community economic activities and an area that enables the interaction in a sustainable benefit for the community conservation areas.
To create a rescue water resources students Ubhara (yellow uniform) works with students Thailand (red uniform). By planting bamboo in the buffer especially in kembangbelor ngasat springs. Why should the conservation bambo?, Because bamboo has the incredible benefits of them strong roots to hold fast erosion on river banks and mountain slopes to avoid erosion. As a good water storage media so as to keep the continuity of water resources. Minimize CO2 gas (per hectare bamboo plant can absorb up to ± 60 tons of CO2 from the air per year, 35% more to produce O2 compared with other crops.
The preservation of water resources through conservation of bamboo is the main mission of the Field Work program Learning for Community Empowerment (KKN-PPM) Ubhara Surabaya. Activities take place for one month between October and November 2012, took place in the village Kembangbelor Pacet Mojokerto district. To achieve sustainability of water resources through conservation bamboo Ubhara students holding student of Rajamangala University of Technology Tanyaburi Thailand (RMUTT). Various community development programs carried them involving youths and farmers prepare seedlings petung bamboo and bamboo planting movement in the center of the water source ngasat Kembangbelor Pacet.
Fifteen students from RMUTT and five Lecturers were shoulder to shoulder together Ubhara students perform water rescue resources. In addition to conservation activities bamboo Thai students also learn the art of indigenous cultures Pacet namely Bantengan.