Kulim Wildlife Defenders

Kulim Wildlife Defenders

Johor through Kulim Malaysia Berhad that has established Kulim Wildlife Defenders (KWD) in 2009. KWD initiates various awareness programmes besides participating in the Tiger Forever project together with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Johor National Park Corporation (JNPC).

KWD also plays a part in supporting Johor Wildlife Conservation Project (JWCP) since 2009 via joining of efforts through participations in monthly patrol and road blocks together with the State Government of Johor, JNPC, Johor Wildlife Department, Johor Forestry Department, Royal Malaysia Police, Kulim, WCS, Panthera and US Fish & Wildlife in safeguarding as well as conserving the flora and fauna along the borderline of Johor forest from any act of trespass so as illegal poaching.

In 2013, JCorp and Kulim rang the call to organise Raja Zarith Sofiah Wildlife Defenders Challenge 2013 on the initiative and great support from DYMM Raja Zarith Sofiah Binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah towards the wildlife conservation effort particularly in Johor which was joined by the state’s 10 primary schools, 10 secondary schools and 10 higher education institutions.