• Mr. Franck Viault (Head of Cooperation), Ms. Marja Daffern (Deputy Head of Finance, Contracts and Audit) and Mr. Giovanni Serritella (Programme Manager for Environment, Climate change and FLEGT-VPA) of the EU Delegation to Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam and ASEAN visited the base camp of the Elephant Patrol Unit (EPU), which is managed  and operated by LIF, at Aras Napal on Thursday, 16 April 2015. More

  • Seven of the world's rarest rhinoceroses have been found in a national park in Indonesia. This is the first time the creatures have been seen in 26 years. Deforestation is still pushing the Sumatran toward extinction.

    Hidden cameras buried deep in an Indonesian national park have snapped images of seven critically endangered Sumatran rhinos. The rhinos haven't been seen in more than a quarter of a century and conservationists had feared the Sumatran was extinct. But, six females and one male rhino are now known to live in the Mount Leuser National Park, which is on the northern tip of Sumatra. More

  • The Leuser Management Unit (LMU), while implementing the Leuser Development Programme (funded jointly by the EU and GoI), officially launched the Elephant Patrol Unit (EPU) in Aras Napal on 9 May 2000 and this was the first of its kind in Indonesia. More

  • The Conservation Response Unit (CRU) will mitigate human-elephant conflicts. This Unit has four trained elephants under the supervision of a mahout provided by the Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA). The project will support the initial cost for the infrastructure development of the CRU and also support its operational costs until 2016. The elephants will be supported and the local community will participate in monitoring wildlife conflicts and illegal forestry activities. More

  • Dr. Jamal Gawi, MES, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Leuser International Foundation, participated in a discussion on Tigers (Wildlife Protection Series) at @america Pacific Place in Jakarta on Wednesday, 1 October 2014. More

    http://leuserfoundation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=194:lif-participates-in-discussion-on-tigers&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=86

Das Krueng Peurelak

Gambaran Umum

Berdasarkan Keputusan Menteri Kehutunan dan Perkebunan No. 284/Kpts-II/1999 tentang penetapan Urutan Prioritas Daerah Aliran Sungai. DAS Peurelak merupakan DAS Prioritas III dengan penanganan erosinya tinggi.
Secara geografis, DAS Krueng Peurelak terletak antara 4˚26’14,736” – 4˚57’ 5,457”LU dan 97˚24’ 30,037” – 97˚55’41,060” BT.  Ditinjau dari batas topografi DAS Krueng Peurelak adalah; pada sebelah utara  Das Idi dan dibatasi oleh  Selat Malaka, di sebelah timur dibatasi oleh DAS Bayeun, di sebelah selatan dibatasi oleh DAS Tamiang dan di sebelah barat dibatasi oleh DAS Jambo Aye.
DAS ini terletak di kabupaten Aceh Timur  yang memiliki 4 (empat) sub DAS yaitu; Sub DAS Krueng Peurelak Hulu, Wih Penaron, Krueng Peurelak Hilir dan Alue Baung dengan luas total luas DAS yaitu 1.374,47 KM2. Sebagian besar bentuk wilayah dalam DAS ini adalah datar dengan luasannya 75,5% dari luas total DAS.

LUAS ADMINISTRATIF DAN JUMLAH KECAMATAN YANG TERMASUK DALAM DAS

 

 

NAMA DAN LUAS SUB DAS

 

JENIS TUTUPAN LAHAN

JENIS TANAH DAN PENYEBARANNYA

KELAS LERENG DAN PENYEBARANNYA

TINGKAT KEKRITISAN LAHAN DAN PENYEBARANNYA

KELAS EROSI DAN PENYEBARANNYA

KARAKTERISTIK SUNGAI-SUNGAI UTAMA

FOTO KEGIATAN DAS