Category: Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge

A SPECIAL FEATURE – THE FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE

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 […]

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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 and lichens and mycellia and more. Here we show just five of the butterflies needed to pollinate the blossoms of […]

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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 her shouts and called a National Park Forest Ranger who removed it from temptation and returned it to a distant […]

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UPDATE ON AGRICULTURE AND OTHER ACTIVITY AT EACH LODGE

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 […]

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FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE COURSE

FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE COURSE 3rd and 4th July 2021 Held at the Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge, Sekonyer River, Central Kalimantan. You are witnessing the first brave steps of the infant FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE COURSE,  held on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th July,2021. The idea is to inspire the group of our staff and local villagers involved, to know WHY they are going to plant trees, eventually 150,000 of them, in the Southern part of […]

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INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD (ICFOW) FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE

INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD (ICFOW) FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE One of the seven aims of ICFOW’s major program called REWILD TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK (TPNP) in collaboration with World Relief Australia https://www.wra.org.au/2018conserveourworld is the establishment of a Forest Management Training Centre in the village of Tanjung Harapan, in TPNP.   The aim of the Centre is the training of villagers around the park in all aspects of forest tree growing, planting, maintenance, and protection […]

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