Monthly Archives: December 2011

Season’s Greetings from the Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation

Season’s greetings and many thanks to all our followers and supporters in 2011. We look forward to interacting with you again in 2012. Best wishes Douglas and on behalf of the ITFC Team

Bombs, safety-nets and weeds …

Being Director of the Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation,  here in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, is a part time position for me (I share with Miriam). I have time to collaborate on other research projects. I thought I’d share three recently published studies that might interest you.   They are about, among other things, bombs, safety-nets […]

Recollections from a 16-months’ field experience with mountain gorillas

Hi Everyone!!! My name is Ed Wright and I am 29 years old and from the UK. I have just finished about 16 months of field work here at ITFC, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. I am a PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, which is a research institution based in […]

97 new species for Bwindi, 33 for Uganda and 4 for science … and counting

You may remember we hosted a study of our lichens here in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park earlier this year. Recently I asked Andreas for an update. He sent an interim report developed with his colleagues in Sweden: Lena and Thor. Let me share a short summary. The collections have turned out to be richer, and […]