Tree Planting

An overview of our reforestation work at Lower Kinabatangan, Sabah Borneo

RAINFOREST for WILDLIFE is the APE Malaysia effort in reforestation work on several sites located along the Kinabatangan River.  With humble beginnings in August 2008, it focuses on reconnecting fragmented forest of the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, establishing a continuous corridor for the diverse flora and fauna of this unique rainforest floodplain.

A majority of reforestation sites along the Kinabatangan River are ex-logging sites, former log dumping sites, abandoned or alienated land or former agriculture land such as oil palm that have been returned for reforestation.  The sites that APE Malaysia is working on are ex-logging and former log dumpsites.

Manpower for the Rainforest for Wildlife project comes from paying volunteers to the Borneo Wildlife Safari and Family Volunteering Adventure and students under the [email protected] Education Programmes. Students take part in a 7-day programme and volunteer programmes are for 2 weeks.  Both students and volunteers help out in various reforestation works throughout the duration of their stay in the Kinabatangan.

This project is also supported by grants, individual donors via ROAR and companies via their CSR.   

85 %
survival rate
trees planted
species sighted on camera trap
acres reforested

Sabah Wildlife Department

All trees are planted on reforestation sites assigned by Sabah Wildlife Department to APE Malaysia.

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Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

APE Malaysia is a partner of the Greening Malaysia agenda which envisions to plant 100 million trees across the country by 2025.

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