Project Timeline

Dec 2010 - Project Initiation

Our twitter feed was established to coincide with 'Year of Forests' and our photography collection began with the engagement of contributors.

Sep 2011 - Our website goes online went live with more than 4000 extraordinary images of forest biodiversity. At least, 200 contributors had taken part by this point and our photography collection included images taken in more than 90 countries.

Feb 2012 - Online content for protected areas made available

Our project provides information on ancient forests found around the world. National parks, state parks, regional parks, national forests and UNESCO world heritage sites are organized by country and region. 470+ areas of interest from smaller old growth reserves to vast wilderness areas were covered in this initial release.

Jun 2012 - Search function added to our website

Search capability for the photography's meta-data and wiki content is made available. A hierarchy of popular keywords is also offered to simplify browsing of our photography.

Sep 2013 - Wildforests awards make their debut

Our organization establishes an ecotourism tourism awards program that focuses on forest conservation. Top resorts are chosen to reflect 18 regions in 16 countries worldwide. learn more
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Sep 2013 - Wildforests awards make their debut

This ecotourism awards program uniquely focuses on forest conservation. Our comprehensive list of ecolodges aims to best represent global tourism in terms of service, engagment of local community, regional conservation and sustainability. learn more