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Conserving Urban Forests: Wildlife Management & Community Involvement


Learn why it is important to conserve urban forest with effective wildlife management and community involvement to ensure sustainability and the benefits of locals altogether. Urban forests hold a significant value in economic, environmental, wildlife, aesthetic and social values. Some of the remaining urban forests within Klang Valley are inhabited by the native wild animals such as Malayan tapir, pangolin, macaques etc.

  • Date: 12th Oct 2019 (Saturday)
  • Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
  • Venue: Blue Bridge, PUBLIKA


About Samantha Liza Anak Durit

Grew up in Kuching, Sarawak, Samantha is an animal lover and passionate on
wildlife conservation. She graduated from Universiti Putra Malaysia and currently
pursuing her Master in Science, major in Wildlife Ecology & Management. Her
current project is about Malayan tapir in fragmented forestry reserves of Peninsular


About Arief Aiman Bin Lukhman
Arief was a former student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah and has graduated on
November 2017. His bachelor study was on international tropical forestry and
major in entomological study. Currently, he is pursuing his postgraduate study in
Universiti Putra Malaysia. His current research is on the socio-ecological
perspectives of local community towards urban forest.

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