Team 6 has arrived at the base safe and sound after their drive in from the city. The air is filled with smoke from forest fires in the plantations that lead right up to Rimbang Baling nature reserve.
This is the last slot for this year and there is a lot of ground to cover. We’ve spent the last day and a half going through data sheets, maps, compass and GPS work and also a presentation by Febri on the work he is doing and what he is hoping to achieve here.
We’ve just returned from a taster session in the forest, taken stridingly and are about to start the final two weeks of survey work…
From our Sumatran tiger conservation volunteering holiday with tigers in Sumatra, Indonesia