To save Painted terrapin, one of the most critically endagered freshwater turtles on the world, from extinction, the Satucita Foundation always carry out nest patrol during nesting season. From December 2020 to February 2021, our team conducted nest patrol on two nesting sites in Ujung Tamiang, District of Aceh Tamiang. This is our 10th nest … Continue reading Saving Painted Terrapin Eggs in Aceh Tamiang
The nest patrol activity to save Painted terrapi North Sumatera conducted by Satucita Foundation and BBKSDA North Sumatera.
Satucita Foundation and it's Painted terrapin conservation partner released 375 hatchlings of terrapins on 5 June 2020. The releasing was held on nesting site Ujung Tamiang/Pusung Putus. This site is one of two main nesting site in habitat. Different compared to last year activity, this year is without ceremony and not involving general public. The … Continue reading Release Painted Terrapin Hatchlings in COVID-19 Pandemic
Totally, 407 eggs of 25 nests have been secured and currently incubated at in situ hatchery, located on nesting beach, in Aceh Tamiang, Aceh, Indonesia. Since December 2016, the team of Satucita Foundation and BKSDA (Agency of Natural Resources Conservation) Province Aceh have been patrolling on the beach to secure the eggs from harvesting by … Continue reading Over 400 Painted Terrapin Eggs Secured in Nest Patrol
In commemorating of National Conservation Day on 10th August 2016, the Agency for Natural Resources Conservation in Aceh (BKSDA) and Yayasan Satucita Lestari Indonesia released dozens of baby of Painted Terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) into Tamiang River, the habitat of this critically endangered species. The ceremony was held in village Pusong Kapal, Tuesday (16/8).
Field monitoring of wild Painted terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) have been carried out from 26 to 30 May. The monitoring was carried out with cooperation with BKSDA Aceh. During that time, 20 traps placed at 20 locations every day. So, totally, 100 point of locations were surveyed during five days. In that survey, nine individuals found. … Continue reading Field Monitoring of Painted Terrapin