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Bureau of Shennongjia Nature Reserve (Established 1982)
Conservation Agency

Muyu Town, Shennongjia, Hubei 442421 CHINA
Affiliations: Department of Forestry Hubei Province

Mission: To protect rare animals ("Rhinopithecus roxellanae", "Panthera pardus") and the forest ecosystems where they live; Research on the ecology of the golden monkey ("Rhinopithecus roxellanae"); Improve the health and management of golden monkeys in the wild.

Principal Research Programs: Ecological observation of the golden monkey; The number, distribution, and population structure of the golden monkey in Shennongjia Natural Reserve; Observation of the breeding of the golden monkey

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Continuing Education, Professional; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Ecology; Behavior; Habitat destruction; Financial support occasionally available

Number of Staff: 140

Supported Species: 1000 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), 501 Rhinopithecus roxellana (golden snub-nosed monkey)

Publications: "Shennongjia Conservation"

Last Updated: 1998-03-30

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