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.
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 at Kelimutu Ecolodge This year Senty and his family planted 1,200 tomato seedlings about 8 cms tall, in plastic sheeting […]
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 Lodges all ready to receive guests as soon as they come. KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECOLODGE, Moni Running on a skeleton […]
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 augment wages. In addition there have been good harvests of green beans, on the land so carefully prepared by our […]
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 with wages. Frenki, our hardworking security man has grown a magnificent crop of green beans on lodge land, selling 10 […]
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 […]