On July 6 2016, Mae Sot Wildlife Checkpoint officials cooperated with military officials of the 4th Task Force Regiment and the chief of Village no. 5 in staging a community forum for the Nong King Fa community on “The Illegal Trafficking of Wildlife and Ivory, including ivory products and orchids” at the central pavilion of Village no. 5 in Tak province. The community forum was staged to encourage cooperation between organizations and solidarity between agencies in same region as well as reaching out to the various village communities in the area. This was done as means to combat against illegal ivory trafficking and raise public awareness within the general population to reduce and desist in consuming and trafficking endangered wildlife.