Of course in managed forests tree felling continued, not only for wood but to create fire-breaks
and tree planting continued. The 'Great Cultural Revolution' from 1966-76 brought much instability and the forestry administration descended into chaos
|1980s definitive - 'North-east forest"|
|Pointe des Paletuviers|
where 80% of the western coastline of the Grande Terre has those forests that live between water and land and the rhythm of the tides - mangroves. The stamp, in various colours, denominations and overprints was used from the 1920s until the 1940s but I have been unable to find a photograph of the place it portrays, Mangrove Point or the Bay of Mangroves, but by accident found that it may actually be Pointe in Harcourt Bay.
An entry to Violet Sky's Sunday Stamps II theme of Woodlands, forests, parks and gardens, more here