Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka

by Rainforest Protectors Trust
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
Save a 10 acre Tropical Rainforest in Sri Lanka
May 25, 2021

Rainforest Protectors Trust - Update May 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been spreading extremely fast in Sri Lanka during the last couple of months, resulting in the country placed in lockdown and travel severely restricted. Despite these hardships, Rainforest Protectors Trust has been working towards expanding the protected area as well as securing existing protected area. During the months of February and March 2021 before current lockdowns were placed, Rainforest Protectors Trust carried out trail maintenance of forest land protected in January 2020. Several workers from the adjoining village were employed for the task thus giving back to the local community. Once the lockdown restrictions are lifted, we plan on planting native areca nut trees along the boundary to secure and create a live fence additionally benefiting wildlife.

Trustees of Rainforest Protectors Trust also visited a tract of private forest land adjoining Sinharaja World Heritage Rainforest and currently working towards acquiring it towards long-term conservation of the buffer zone. While the lockdowns have slowed the progress we are working diligently to prevent deforestation through acquisition and conservation of privately held forest land in the region.

Rainforest Protectors Trust which is currently 100% volunteer driven is also evaluating the possibility to expand our operations by obtaining services of a full-time staff member. Hundreds of acres of privately held forest land are currently under threat as well as the need to do regular patrols to secure already acquired and protected forest land. We would like to hear from protential donors towards this operations fund. Please email RainforestProtectorsTrust@gmail.com

We wish to thank all our supporters and hope more donors will join us to help protect Sri Lanka’s last remaining Wet Zone Forests, for our collective future!

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Rainforest Protectors Trust

Location: Ratmalana, - - Sri Lanka
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Sriyantha Perera
Ratmalana, - Sri Lanka
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