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KFBG Blog: KFBG Diary

KFBG Diary
Posted Date: Saturday 21 March 2020
Carrying out organic agriculture adjacent to a private nature reserve has its inherent pressures. One being the challenge of trying to live in harmony with wild animals attracted by the concentrated food sources. Wild animals can be resourceful and clever at getting what they want so the staff of the Sustainable Living and Agriculture Department must continually develop ways to protect the vegetables and fruits, while at the same time not harming the wildlife.
KFBG Diary
Posted Date: Tuesday 20 August 2019
In 2012, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden set out to recreate natural forest across a swathe of secondary grassland on its uppermost slopes. The aspiration to do so came from recognition of the fact that Hong Kong’s original forests, now mostly disturbed, highly fragmented and confined to remote pockets, support phenomenal levels of biodiversity. Turning this aspiration into reality has meant adopting a scientific approach to understand how plant and animal species naturally interact to build complex ecosystems.
KFBG Diary
Posted Date: Wednesday 17 July 2019
For Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG), animal rescue and conservation is data driven. It involves recording data of every received animal, sharing appropriate data with institutions worldwide, helping researchers monitor species, conservationists assess populations, and advocate for threatened, endangered, and vulnerable species.
KFBG Diary
Posted Date: Monday 3 June 2019
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) Wild Animal Rescue Centre (Rescue Centre) has received the 50,000th animal since its establishment in 1994. This marks an important milestone and also coincides with the 25th anniversary of the Rescue Centre.
KFBG Diary
Posted Date: Thursday 4 April 2019
A flush of green and burgundy bursts across our forest restoration site upon the arrival of spring. The array of colours, shapes and textures speaks for the diversity of 250 native tree species. This flood of young foliage makes us hopeful and excited for a surge in growth, foretelling the success of forest recovery on our upper hillside.