Dr Hu Xinghua conducts the artificial pollination of Ziyuan fir
Image credit: Dingtao

Conservation of Two Highly Threatened Abies Species in Southern China

2014 - 2016
Species protected
Yuanbaoshan Fir Abies yuanbaoshanensis
Ziyuan Fir Abies ziyuanensis

Project objectives

  • Mitigation of habitat degradation within two nature reserves through improved patrolling, monitoring and habitat management;
  • Populations of both species boosted through improved knowledge of propagation and follow-on planting of seedlings in the wild;
  • Increased technical and management capacity of two Nature Reserves to carry on project activities after the project is completed.

This project is implemented by Fauna and Flora International.


Climate change

Habitat loss & degradation