Efforts are underway to reintroduce Edwards’s pheasant back into the wild

Edwards’s Pheasant (Lophura edwardsi) | By Don Butler The white framed faces of the Red-shanked Douc monkeys look out from the canopy of Khe Nuoc Trong forests in Le Thuy district, Quang Binh province. In the distance, the calls of White-cheeked Gibbons echo through the early morning stillness. Browsing in the shadows of the forest … Read more Efforts are underway to reintroduce Edwards’s pheasant back into the wild

Welcome to the Birds – Vietnam 2015

WELCOME TO THE BIRDS 2015 Goals: –          Raising awareness of protecting the environment, especially wild birds. –          Improving knowledge about birds’ migration, and the need of preserving any site along their migratory flyway. –          Observation and taking photos of many varieties of birds and natural scenes. Time: the 1st trip will be held on 28-29 … Read more Welcome to the Birds – Vietnam 2015

The closing workshop of the Toyota project and results of the status assessment of rattan planting models in Quang Tri in 10 years (2004-2014)

Khe Sanh –June 29th 2015, the closing workshop of the Toyota project and results of the status assessment of rattan planting models in Quang Tri in 10 years (2004-2014) took place in Khe Sanh Town, Huong Hoa District, Quang Tri Province under the co-organisation of Viet Nature Conservation Centre and Quang Tri Forest Protection Department. … Read more The closing workshop of the Toyota project and results of the status assessment of rattan planting models in Quang Tri in 10 years (2004-2014)

Viet Nature – Forest environment lease for scientific research and long term conservation of watershed protection forest at Khe Nuoc Trong, Le Thuy, Quang Binh

Quang Binh, February 5th 2015 Le Thuy, Quang Binh – On February 5th 2015, in the headquarters of Le Thuy District People’s Committee, Quang Binh province, a forest environmental lease contract was signed between Le Thuy District People’s Committee, Dong Chau Watershed Protective Forest Management Board, and Viet Nature Conservation Centre. This activity is part … Read more Viet Nature – Forest environment lease for scientific research and long term conservation of watershed protection forest at Khe Nuoc Trong, Le Thuy, Quang Binh

WELCOME TO THE BIRDS 2014

WELCOME TO THE BIRDS is a series of events across the East Asian-Australasian and Central Asian Flyways to raise awareness of the wonder of our migrating birds. BirdLife International and the Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB; BirdLife in the UK) are partial funding for these events. Viet Nature Conservation Centre is the host … Read more WELCOME TO THE BIRDS 2014

Lauch of “Protection of biodiversity and enhancement of ecosystem services of the Dong Chau – Khe Nuoc Trong Forest, Le Thuy District, Quang Binh Province” project

Đồng Hới, Quảng Bình – This morning, 13/8/2014, at Sai Gon – Quang Binh Hotel, Viet Nature Conservation Centre and Quang Binh Forest Protection Department launched their project entitled “Protection of biodiversity and enhancement of ecosystem services of the Dong Chau – Khe Nuoc Trong Forest, Le Thuy District, Quang Binh Province”. This project is … Read more Lauch of “Protection of biodiversity and enhancement of ecosystem services of the Dong Chau – Khe Nuoc Trong Forest, Le Thuy District, Quang Binh Province” project

Finding Spoon-billed Sandpipers in Vietnam

During the week of 16-21 December 2013, Viet Nature participated in a global census of Spoon-billed Sandpiper wintering grounds supported by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSBP).  This is the first time in Vietnam that bird conservation specialists have worked with bird watchers and volunteers to conduct the surveys in the coastal … Read more Finding Spoon-billed Sandpipers in Vietnam

Welcome to the Birds events attracts Vietnamese nature lovers

In late November 2013, the “Welcome to the Birds” events were organized for the first time in Vietnam to observe one of nature’s most ambitious and long-distance migrants: the migration of birds from the breeding sites in the north to the warm wintering places in the south of the globe. The Welcome to the Birds … Read more Welcome to the Birds events attracts Vietnamese nature lovers

Rattan planting for livelihoods and conservation in central Vietnam

By Martin Fowlie (BirdLife International) Over the last two years, under a BirdLife International Local Empowerment Programme project funded by Toyota Motor Corporation and Nando Peretti Foundation, communities in the buffer zones around forest reserves in Vietnam have been planting valuable native rattan. This will provide a resource for sustainable livelihoods, while helping conserve forest … Read more Rattan planting for livelihoods and conservation in central Vietnam

Advancing Forest of Hope Program in Vietnam

In September 2013, Viet Nature Conservation Centre confirmed the selection of Khe Nuoc Trong Watershed Protection Forest in Quang Binh province for the first “Forest of Hope” model in Vietnam.  The Forests of Hope program, which was a global program created by BirdLife international, links forest conservation on the ground to its policy and advocacy … Read more Advancing Forest of Hope Program in Vietnam