Flight of the Gibbon’s tree planting event, a total of 2,250 saplings were planted in Mae Kampong by the staff, members of the public and national park officers in August 24, 2018. More than 100 people joined the forest restoration project, which was supported by Mae Kampong villagers, the National Park staff, members of the public, government officials, travel agents, volunteers, media and Forest Restoration Unit (FORRU) Chiang Mai University. This planting area is under the control of Mae Takhrai National Park and Chae Son National Park which is water source of Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mr.Phobet Supphokin (Conservation Executive for Flight of the Gibbon) said “this was the second of three tree planting events to be held in 2018, the next of which is to be by Naval Special Warfare Command (Thailand), supporting a mangrove planting project under the Royal Initiation of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at Thai Island and Sea Natural History Museum, Sattahip district, Chonburi in October. Overall Flight of the Gibbon aims to plant 20,275 trees in 2018 and is one of several conservation initiatives the company is committed to”.
The tree planting is just one of many planned for 2018 and such activities form part of a wider program of CSR / conservation projects Flight of the Gibbon is engaged in. These include underprivileged project, reforestation projects, a camera trap project and more. Flight of the Gibbon’s foremost conservation priority is reforestation. Without the forests, there is no habitat for wildlife to live. For more information visit https://www.flightofthegibbon.com/conservation