05 September 2008, 10:29 | Dennis Rentsch
THE LOLIONDO FOREST IN FOCUS!
“The will of the community in Forest Conservation”
By Alais Lendii - Community Development Officer, SEMP
The Loliondo forest is a natural forest which is composed of hard wood and soft wood tree species. It plays an important role within the Serengeti ecosystem as it is the source of water for most of the rivers that runs into the Serengeti National Park and Lake Natron (famous for flamingo nesting). The forests also provide a habitat for wildlife and birds.
Where is the forest?
It is found on Northern part of Tanzania within the Ngorongoro...