OUR  vision

to ensure long term protection of the buffer zone of The Leuser Ecosystem in North Sumatra

OUR MISSION

To halt activities that damage the buffer zone and are a threat to wildlife, and to assist forest edge communities living within the buffer zone of the leuser ecosystem

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November 8, 2019

Earlier in 2019 the Sumatran Ranger Project team received a call from a forest edge community living alongside the Gunung Leuser National Park, part of the Leuser Ecosystem in North Sumatra. A Sumatran tiger killed one of the locals' three cows and they needed assistan...

Every year on July 31 we celebrate the incredible work of rangers internationally with World Ranger Day, and this year we recognized our team with a series of graphics introducing each of them via our social media channels. I asked each team member what they enjoy abou...

June 1, 2019

Our team has a lot of respect in the forest edge communities they patrol in and recently there has been a spate of calls from different villages, asking for help with human-wildlife conflict events. The first was a Malayan sun bear that entered a privately owned rubber...

Zookeepers at Toronto Zoo in Ontario, Canada recently held their annual curling tournament fundraiser, in support of Sumatran Ranger Project. 16 teams attended this year, making it their most successful year yet. Curling is a popular sport in Canada and after three hou...

February 6, 2019

We are humbled and honoured to have been asked to appear in Wild Education's impressive new documentary, Keepers of the Forest. Set in the Leuser Ecosystem, this short film showcases the work of The Sumatran Ranger Project as well as a number of other worthy organisati...

January 31, 2019

Our dedicated and passionate ranger, Jason, explains in English (his second language) how a snare is found and then deactivated by our ranger team. Our team are patrolling the Leuser Ecosystem, outside of the Gunung Leuser National Park in the buffer zone, where there...

January 11, 2019

It's been a busy month in the buffer zone of the Leuser Ecosystem in North Sumatra. Our camera traps have captured amazing footage of a variety of species, some of which are Critically Endangered. For the first time, we captured footage of a female Sumatran orangutan w...