Before WWCT

Anskar Lenzen & Lea Milde – Van Hall University, Netherlands April 2017 We both had a passion for animals, nature and wildlife lifelong....

My experience with WWCT - Briony Key

Working with the Wilderness and Wildlife Conservation Trust was an incredible experience in which I learnt so much in preparation for my...

My experience with WWCT - Sashini Fernando

Sashini Fernando – Ladies College, Colombo & Monash University, Australia Jan – March 2015 “During my time volunteering with the WWCT on...

Expectations – met or not?

After a lot of e-mail contact before coming here we got different information and expectation of this place. We discussed that our focus...

Becoming a Panther

My journey to becoming a Panther Diploma holder… It was a great surprise to hear I was selected as one of the panthers (what they call...

Bees, Bees and Bees!!

Our second field visit however was quite eventful. We left as usual early in the morning and checked a few camera traps. One of the...

Till Next Time...

January was very busy, with a rush to collect the last data before leaving in a couple of short weeks back to the Netherlands. I know now...

Beginnings…

After the completion of my Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) from Deakin University,...

Interning with WWCT

I chose to do my practical training component University internship from Deakin University, Australia at WWCT. Wanting to learn hands on...

Lab Work

Another part of my thesis research was to study the diet of the leopards in the central highlands, to determine whether or not this may...

Joining WWCT

My interests lie in carnivore research for the purpose of conservation, which is what the Leopard Project is essentially about. This is...

Vavunikulum Field Survey

The main aim of our visit to the Vavunikulam region was to obtain evidence of the presence of mainly leopards and also the presence of...

Ritigala Strict Natural Reserve

By Andrew Kittle – March 2015 The tall monsoonal forest that blankets the lower and middle slopes of the Ritigala Strict Natural Reserve...

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