Monthly Archives: December 2015

TUSK Trust Supports Western Area Peninsula National Park Protection

Tacugama Community Outreach Programme has received generous support from the Tusk Trust to continue and increase patrolling efforts within the Western Area Peninsula National Park (WAPNP). The Team is excited to receive support for more patrol guards, intense training, and equipment to effectively patrol and assess the wildlife and ecologically significant habitat around Tacugama and […]

Njala University Students Visit the Sanctuary

Recently, Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary hosted students from the Natural Resources Management and Environment Department from Njala University had. 15 of the third year students, accompanied by their Lecturer, Dr. Rashid Ansumana from the department went on the tour, where important knowledge sharing like understanding the importance of chimps, their life cycle, and protection of their […]

Teachers Workshop: Spreading Conservation Awareness across the Peninsula

On Monday, 30th November 2015, a one-day Teacher Coordinator’s workshop was organized by the Outreach Team for the effective delivery of Environmental Education in urban schools for the 2016 academic year. 19 teachers from 10 schools around the Western Area Peninsula National Park became certified as coordinators for our school programme, TKEEP. Teachers took a […]

Environmental Education Students Visit the Sanctuary

The 2015 Tacugama Kids Environmental Education Programme (TKEEP) school year came to a close with three days of field visits to the Sanctuary from the 25th-27th of November. A total of 197 students accompanied by their teachers from seven schools near Tacugama visited the Sanctuary. The students had a fun-filled day to showcase what they’ve […]