GOING ORGANIC ! The KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECOLODGE is growing greener and more organic!

GOING ORGANIC ! The KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECOLODGE is growing greener and more organic! Our security man, Senty, with his hard working wife, last year prepared some of our land, with our own tractor and their industry, putting animal manure into it as fertilizer. This magnificent soil produced tomatoes, beans, long beans and cabbage.¬† ¬†Tomatoes … Read more

STARTING A NEW YEAR – TAKING STOCK OF OUR ECOLODGES.

STARTING A NEW YEAR-TAKING STOCK OF OUR ECOLODGES. Without the faithfulness and integrity of all our staff, but particularly our Managers and Office staff, under Ibu Emi, our exceptional Operations Manager, we would have sunk without a trace… Yet here we are in February 2022 , with our nose still just above water, and the … Read more

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – Harvests Helping Ecolodges Indonesia Survive.

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS. Harvests Helping Ecolodges Indonesia Survive. The bountiful rain has given a good harvest of rice at the KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECOLODGE Farmes and his family worked hard at keeping the Ecolodge rice terraces clean and in good repair, giving a good harvest to be divided between the family and the Lodge, helping … Read more

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – Update on Agricultural programs. The Ecolodges in Flores and Sumatra end the year on a happy note.

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – Update on Agricultural programs. The Ecolodges in Flores and Sumatra end the year on a happy note. The rice harvest is golden in the sun, ready for harvesting before Christmas. This gives the family who work the land an income, and a percentage goes to The Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge, assisting … Read more

BUTTERFLIES FROM THE CANOPY TO FOREST EDGE

BUTTERFLIES FROM THE CANOPY TO FOREST EDGE Instead of projects or Covid, let’s have a look at why we are immersed in projects in the first place! ‘The Forest’ covers so much more than trees and orangutans, sheltering literally billions of species of birds, bats, animals, reptiles, snails, insects, orchids, and ferns, fungi, micro- organisms … Read more

UNUSUAL THREATS TO OUR PROJECTS.

UNUSUAL THREATS TO OUR PROJECTS. Since Covid we have experienced threats of loss of income, loss of jobs, and now….. A two- and -half metre long python managed to get itself into the rafters of Ibu Naniks goat pen, lying in wait for the precious kids, her bank account, as it were. The neighbors heard … Read more