ULU MUDA FIELD RESEARCH CENTER (UMFRC)
"LOOK DEEP INTO NATURE, AND THEN
YOU WILL UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER."
- Albert Einstein
UMFRC aims to promote a scientific field study of Ulu Muda. Earth Lodge prioritizes and supports projects that directly contribute to the protection and the better management of the area. Sustainable Tourism and Community related projects are also encouraged.
Past & on going projects
Camera trapping of mammals at selected Saltlick of Ulu Muda (WWF Malaysia/Earth Lodge)
Hornbill survey with focus on the Plain-pouched Hornbills (Malaysian Nature Society/Earth Lodge)
Fisheries survey of Muda Lake
Survey and Mapping of Saltlicks of the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve (Earth Lodge)
Survey and Mapping of trails around Kuala Labua
Rapid Survey of Large Cats of Ulu Muda
Reptile and Amphibian Inventory
Rapid Survey of Elephants
Aquatic life Inventory
Small Mammals Inventory
Controlling Boat Access to control and prevent Illegal Activities
Butterfly and Moth Inventory
- A private Malaysian conservation organization. They are actively working in Ulu Muda.
- The website for Friends of Ulu Muda (FOUM). A coalition of non-governmental organizations concerned about Ulu Muda with the objective of securing stronger protection and better management of the Greater Ulu Muda area. The ultimate aim is to secure the area as a viable protected area.
- Official webpage of the Malaysian, Malaysia's largest and oldest membership based conservation organization.