Monthly Archives: January 2011

Frogs worried about the future

Today, Robert Sekisambu, one of our new MSc students introduces his study: Frogs are fascinating, as bio-indicators and as natural jewels, but they may be facing decline or even extinction, due to factors such as habitat loss, infectious diseases, climate change and pollution. This may even happen before we know them well enough to know […]

Are medicinal plants collected around Ruhija?

Dear readers, This is Christopher again. I have just finished fieldwork around Ruhija, near ITFC. We have plots in the forest that were set up for monitoring harvested plant resources. Remember, the Uganda Wildlife Authority made Multiple Use (MU) agreements with local communities to let them have access to the park for collecting important plants […]

A new camera, donated by Wildlife Direct!

Hello readers. This is Christopher, who is extremely happy with the Sony camera that was donated to ITFC by Wildlife Direct; thank you so much! When Enoch Mobisa of Wildlife Direct came to see us in Bwindi, I happened to be in the field. Others who were at the station got the chance to have […]

ITFC welcomes the New Year 2011

Dear ITFC fans, we are back in business after the Christmas break and started the New Year with a party for staff and partners. Douglas highlighted the major achievements of 2010 and said that these had only been possible due to the dedication and hard work of all our staff and volunteers. Owoyesigire Nars spoke […]