Resource Details

Khao Yai Nursery Project

Project: Project - Nonprofit

Contact Info


Plant a Tree Today (PATT) Foundation


Species Info

  • Cassia siamia,
  • Cassia garrettiana,
  • Cassia fistula,
  • Stereospermum colais,
  • Markhamia stipulata,
  • Gmelina arborea, 
  • Dalbergia oliveri,
  • Anthocephalus chinensis,
  • Garuga pinnata,
  • Peltophorum dasyrhachis,
  • Pterocarpus macrocarpus,
  • Sterculia pexa,
  • Broussonetia papyrifera,
  • Oroxylum indicum,
  • Adenanthera microsperma,
  • Spondias pinnata,
  • Canarium subulatum,
  • Diospyros mollis,
  • Phyllanthus emblica,
  • Sapindus rarak,
  • Afzelia xylocarpa,
  • Ficus hispida,
  • Wrightia arborea,
  • Dipterocarpus costatus,
  • Melia azedarach (exotic)
  • Millettia xylocarpa,
  • Clausena excavata,
  • Syzygium cumini,
  • Artocarpus lakoocha,
  • Lagerstroemia speciosa,


  • The mission of the project is to conserve establish tree nurseries to produce native tree seedlings to restore degraded areas of Khao Yai National Park.
  • The Khao Yai National park, Thailand's oldest national park, has been degraded by illegal logging and unsustainable agricultural production.
  • The project aims to regenerate degraded areas with native trees to rebuild natural forest, restore biodiversity, regenerate and secure topsoil, and store carbon to mitigate climate change.
  • The project was started in 2007 and the first nurseries began in 2008.
  • Currently, more than 7,000 seedlings of 34 native seedlings are in the nursery and 4,000 have been planted


Geographical Region

  • Mainland Southeast Asia
  • Ecosystems


  • Thailand
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