We have received the loan of 2.3 hectares of national forest in Ishioka City, Ibaraki Prefecture, under the Forestry Agency's Corporate Forest Program. This national forest has been named the Hitachi High-Tech Yasato Forest, and we are undertaking a 60-year program of afforestation activity there starting in 2005.
The Woodlands of Hitachi High-Tech Science, which is a natural area that surrounds the R&D facility at the Fuji Oyama Works (Sunto-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture) of Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation, we are carrying out the following four initiatives as a member of the local community, with the aim of coexisting with nature.
Environmental Conservation Activity within the base and neighboring areas
In the Kasado division of Hitachi High-Tech, we are working to protect the environment on and around the neighborhood of our site.
Hitachi High-Tech Fielding Hitachi Forest (Ibaraki) and Inabe Forest (Mie)
Hitachi High-Tech Fielding is promoting afforestation activities in Hitachi Forest (Ibaraki) and Inabe Forest (Mie) by making use of the Forestry Agency's Corporate Forest Program for the loan of land in Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture (started in 2002 with 1.8 hectares), and in Inabe City, Mie Prefecture (started in 2003 with 1.0 hectare).
Environmental Conservation Activity within the Base and Neighboring Areas
The Mito works of Hitachi High-Tech Solutions Corporation conducts a bio-survey in the vicinity of reservoirs on their campus. Sighting information, imagery information from fixed cameras, and other information was compiled and organized.