Wildlife Authority (BBKSDA) in North Sumatra and Scorpion Foundation (also known as Scorpion Wildlife Trade Monitoring Group) signed a joint Annual Work Plan 2018/2019 in the meeting room of BBKSDA in Medan on Monday (16th of April 2018). The AWP will focus on prevention of wildlife crimes in conservation areas in North Sumatra province, awareness programme, wildlife confiscation, animal rescue, etc.
Picture from right: Executive Director of Scorpion Foundation, Gunung Gea, and Head of BBKSDA North Sumatra Hotmauli Sianturi signing the Annual Work Plan. The signing was witnessed by the head of administration department of BBKSDA, Teguh Setiawan.
Hotmauli Sianturi and Gunung Gea holding the AWP document.
During the previous AWP (2017/2018), Scorpion and BBKSDA rescued/confiscated over 20 protected species of wildlife. Below are pictures of some of them.
At the same event four other NGO's also signed AWP's with BBKSDA including: Indonesian Species Conservation Programme (ISCP), Orangutan Information Centre (OIC), TIME foundation, Bodhicitta Mandala Foundation.
The NGO leaders who signed AWP with BBKSDA and BKSDA staff.
A meeting before signing of the AWP.