Life is Wild. Discussing the survival of an ecolodge business after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic By : Steve Noakes Please pass this information to interested parties on Social media through our links to : FACEBOOK (www.facebook.com/ecolodgesindonesia), INSTAGRAM (@Ecolodges_indonesia) TWITTER (@ecolodges_ID) For DONATE, Visit our official pages on our website https://ecolodgesindonesia.com/conservation-foundation/ with guidelines how to donate. We need your support to protect this vital group of conservationists around key Indonesian national parks.
A SPECIAL FEATURE – THE FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE. The Forest Management Training Centre courses started small in August 2021, with our own local leaders taking a two-day course. Then, thanks to the efforts of Ibu Emi in the office in Bali and the interest and support of Ibu Birute Galdikas’ son Fred, channeled through Pak Fajar we have taken off! Bapak Fajar has run his own eco-project in the past and is now helping […]
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 and lichens and mycellia and more. Here we show just five of the butterflies needed to pollinate the blossoms of […]
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 her shouts and called a National Park Forest Ranger who removed it from temptation and returned it to a distant […]
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 […]
OUR PARTNERS All for Nature, a Netherlands based ecotourism company We continue the series on our partners during the COVID pandemic. We could not continue without the support of these vital people and their organisations. All for Nature https://www.allfornature.nl/ was our first partner inn our Phase 3 programs in our newly formed NGO, Indonesia Conservation Foundation – Our World https://ecolodgesindonesia.com/conservation-foundation/ A small group of Dutch donors from this small ecotourism company generously donated to support […]