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In-Situ Conservation

In-Situ Conservation

The lively Kumbukkan Oya – famously called KumbukRiver provides a thriving natural habitat for new plants. Our multi-tiered conservation programme includes conservation of genetic plant resources in their natural habitats during the wet seasons. Hundreds of thousands of newborn plants of valuable varieties give life to a green velvet each year.

The natural cycle doesn’t allow these thriving infant plants to cluster together in their thousands, meaning that they will die a natural death. The plant nursery at KumbukRiver takes in young plants of the four varieties potted and ready for replanting. What nature allows are supported in the ‘In-stu’ preservation, as KumbukRiver’s first phase of conservation brings up its own natural forest.

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