UPDATE ON AGRICULTURE AND OTHER ACTIVITY AT EACH LODGE The deadly blow of the Delta virus strain in Indonesia has pushed the chances of overseas or even local visitors even further away. This has made our AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS of even greater importance . At KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECOLODGE we now have a profit sharing system with members of staff as we do for the rice terraces . Our newly acquired small tractor plough was used […]
INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD ACHIEVEMENTS OF SUSTAINABLE PHASE 1 PROGRAMS
INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD ACHIEVEMENTS OF SUSTAINABLE PHASE 1 PROGRAMS The Agricultural development program at the Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge (program 1.1) has development income streams in rice, vegetable and clove production which are ongoing and add income to all staff. Developing cattle and fish production will add over time. Cattle production at Kelimutu Ecolodge The goat production program (1.2) at the Satwa Sumatra Ecolodge has added significant income to staff salaries and […]
ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE The White-winged Wood Duck
ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE The White-winged Wood Duck The white-winged duck or white-winged wood duck Asarcornis scutulata is a large species of duck, formerly placed in the genus Cairina and allied with the dabbling ducks. However further analysis has indicated a monotypic species The white-winged duck – photo by Hariyono Historically, the white-winged duck was widely distributed from north eastern India and Bangladesh, throughout South East Asia to Java and Sumatra. It is now […]
OUR CURRENT LODGES UPDATE – JANUARY 2021
OUR CURRENT LODGES UPDATE – JANUARY 2021 We take this opportunity to go back to basics. The Four Lodges, in Kalimantan, Sumatra and Flores and the Bali office, are vital to the existence of ECOLODGES INDONESIA and the CONSERVATION Programs. They have to be kept spotless and free from mould and termites, our biggest enemies. Under the guidance of Ibu Emi, each manager sends Whats App photos of the areas Ibu Emi wants to check […]
OUR TOUR BRAJA HARJOSARI – STORY ABOUT A VILLAGE AT THE BORDER OF WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK.
OUR TOUR BRAJA HARJOSARI – STORY ABOUT A VILLAGE AT THE BORDER OF WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK. Way Kambas National Park (WKNP) consists of 1,300 square kilometers of swamp forest and lowland rainforest. It has long been known for its significant population of Sumatran Elephants as well as Sumatran Tigers, Macaques, Siamang Gibbons, Malayan Tapirs, and over 300 recorded bird species including the endemic White Winged Duck. Currently, there are around 22 villages whose locations […]
OUR FOUNDATION NEWS About our rice field at Kelimutu Ecolodge – Harvest time !
OUR FOUNDATION NEWS About our rice field at Kelimutu Ecolodge – Harvest time ! Without the Lodges of Ecolodges Indonesia, we could not employ those who protect their local environment, so we will show you the system at Kelimutu, where a local family grows rice, and other plants on the land belonging to the Lodge. The crop is then divided 60% to the workers. and 40% to the lodge. This helps to feed […]