Therefore, these species must be treated with the utmost respect because the future of the communities around Salonga will be much brighter if their futures are secured. Roughly one third of the southern sector of the Park is occupied by groups of pygmies and a part of this occupied land is claimed by the local population.
Poaching activities and civil wars have led to the decline of the park, however the park is now regaining its natural state and has been divided into six sectors with each sector having a ranger station and patrol posts, some of the parts of this park are completely virgin and have never been accessed by man.
The first hammered the park during the decade from the mids to mids. Cultural experience The park has got the native people of the iyalima people who have very unique ways of life and culture are worth visiting and interacting with.
Hunting Tourists can explore more of the wilderness by going for a hunting experience safari and his should be done with an armed game ranger guide.
Surveillance is assured by the guards by means of regular patrols and it is necessary to guarantee that the numbers are increased over the long-term to effectively monitor and manage the very vast areas of difficult access. The event also marked the investiture of the new park manager, Oliver Nelson.
At the time of inscription, it was noted that Salonga National Park suffered from pressures such as poaching and the removal of vegetation by the local populations. The Park requires a management plan, even although a Coordination Committee for the site COCOSI exists and at least once a year reunites the partners supporting the site, the site chief and his collaborators.
The large size of the Park ensures the continued possibility for evolution of both species and biotic communities within the relatively undisturbed forest.
It is known that bonobo densities are highest around Iyaelima villages which shows that they cause no threat to the park's emblematic species. History[ edit ] The Salonga National Park was established as the Tshuapa National Park inand gained its present boundaries with a presidential decree by President Mobutu Sese Seko [ citation needed ].