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Ambalegedara

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The first site converted by Rainforest Recue International , known as Ambalagedara (6°23’5.23”N, 80°20’28.38”E), lies close to the Southern border of the Sinharaja forest. When RRI initiating the program that time Ambelegedara is a degraded cinnamon cultivated land. As a major threat to the forest integrity comes from encroachment along this border, the site is important as a buffer zone between the virgin forest and the growing human impact. There are 13 other adjacent natural forest areas which also help to create this buffer zone; however their boundaries still remain relatively undefined. (Centre, 2018). Now this 11 acre restored forest act as a Bio link between Kanneliya Man and Biosphere reserve and Sinharaja World heritage site.


Mixtures of pioneer and climax species have been planted in this land. At this moment, the particular land has become a secondary forest patch. It provides habitats for small creatures. RRI has involved conserving lot of floral and faunal species through this secondary forest. Plants in different level of stratification can be seen in this forest.


In early 2015 Belipola was start up programs for community based service tourism. It has provided us and our community with so much enrichment, connection and joy. Since 2014 Belipola has been hosting guests and volunteers at the center. We take an educational approach to visiting. Everyone gets to experience the forest for its aesthetics, but also to learn about the issues facing forests and landscapes in our area. We teach the basics of Analog Forestry and organic farming to everyone who visits Belipola and people often learn about trees, plants, biodiversity, forest garden processing and they get to eat from the bounty of the forest.



Atteriya Orange jasmine Sub Canopy
Atamba Mangifera zeylanica Upper canopy
Badulla Semecarpus sp Canopy
Bambara Dalbergia sp Woody Climber
Bata Domba Syzygium operculatum Sub canopy
Bedidel Artocarpus nobilis Canopy
Bombu Symplocosco chinensis Sub canopy
Bulu Terminalia beralica Canopy
Bomiriya Sub canopy
Burutha Chloroxylon swietenia Canopy
Dawata Carallia brachiata Sub canopy
Dodamkaha Sub canopy
Domba Calophyllum inophyllum Canopy
Godapara Dillenia retusa Sub canopy
Gal veralu Elaeocarpus subvillosus Understory
Hal Veteria copallifera Canopy
Himbutu Salacia prinoides Vine
Hora Diptercarpus zeylanicus Emergent
Hurulla
Indi Phoenix farinifera
Jak Artocarpus hetarophyllus Canopy
Jak Artocarpus hetarophyllus Canopy
Kekiriwara Schumacheria castaneifolia Understory
Kirihembiliya Palaquium canaliculatum Canopy
Kitul Caryota urens Canopy
Mahajambu Sub canopy
Madatiya Adenanthera pavonina Canopy
Mango Mangifera indica Canopy
Mee Madhuca logifolia Canopy
Mendora Stemonocarpus petiolaris Canopy
Milla Viltex altissima Canopy
Mora Dimocarpus longan Canopy
Munamal Mimusops elengi Canopy
Na Mesua nagassarium Canopy
Otha
Panukera Syzygium neesianum Sub canopy
Pawatta Tusticia adhatoda Understory
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  • Phone: +94 91 223 2585
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Ambalegedara

Help us with your donation...

The first site converted by Rainforest Recue International , known as Ambalagedara (6°23’5.23”N, 80°20’28.38”E), lies close to the Southern border of the Sinharaja forest. When RRI initiating the program that time Ambelegedara is a degraded cinnamon cultivated land. As a major threat to the forest integrity comes from encroachment along this border, the site is important as a buffer zone between the virgin forest and the growing human impact. There are 13 other adjacent natural forest areas which also help to create this buffer zone; however their boundaries still remain relatively undefined. (Centre, 2018). Now this 11 acre restored forest act as a Bio link between Kanneliya Man and Biosphere reserve and Sinharaja World heritage site.


Mixtures of pioneer and climax species have been planted in this land. At this moment, the particular land has become a secondary forest patch. It provides habitats for small creatures. RRI has involved conserving lot of floral and faunal species through this secondary forest. Plants in different level of stratification can be seen in this forest.


In early 2015 Belipola was start up programs for community based service tourism. It has provided us and our community with so much enrichment, connection and joy. Since 2014 Belipola has been hosting guests and volunteers at the center. We take an educational approach to visiting. Everyone gets to experience the forest for its aesthetics, but also to learn about the issues facing forests and landscapes in our area. We teach the basics of Analog Forestry and organic farming to everyone who visits Belipola and people often learn about trees, plants, biodiversity, forest garden processing and they get to eat from the bounty of the forest.



Atteriya Orange jasmine Sub Canopy
Atamba Mangifera zeylanica Upper canopy
Badulla Semecarpus sp Canopy
Bambara Dalbergia sp Woody Climber
Bata Domba Syzygium operculatum Sub canopy
Bedidel Artocarpus nobilis Canopy
Bombu Symplocosco chinensis Sub canopy
Bulu Terminalia beralica Canopy
Bomiriya Sub canopy
Burutha Chloroxylon swietenia Canopy
Dawata Carallia brachiata Sub canopy
Dodamkaha Sub canopy
Domba Calophyllum inophyllum Canopy
Godapara Dillenia retusa Sub canopy
Gal veralu Elaeocarpus subvillosus Understory
Hal Veteria copallifera Canopy
Himbutu Salacia prinoides Vine
Hora Diptercarpus zeylanicus Emergent
Hurulla
Indi Phoenix farinifera
Jak Artocarpus hetarophyllus Canopy
Jak Artocarpus hetarophyllus Canopy
Kekiriwara Schumacheria castaneifolia Understory
Kirihembiliya Palaquium canaliculatum Canopy
Kitul Caryota urens Canopy
Mahajambu Sub canopy
Madatiya Adenanthera pavonina Canopy
Mango Mangifera indica Canopy
Mee Madhuca logifolia Canopy
Mendora Stemonocarpus petiolaris Canopy
Milla Viltex altissima Canopy
Mora Dimocarpus longan Canopy
Munamal Mimusops elengi Canopy
Na Mesua nagassarium Canopy
Otha
Panukera Syzygium neesianum Sub canopy
Pawatta Tusticia adhatoda Understory
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