Category: Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge

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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ABOUT OUR SECURITY STAFF DURING PANDEMIC

ABOUT OUR SECURITY STAFF DURING PANDEMIC KELIMUTU ECOLODGE Our Kelimutu lodge is currently has two security guards, Fransiskus  Siku and Yosef Valentinus  Watu. During this pandemic, we can only employ two security guards instead 4 security. They keep the entire lodge safe. In addition to maintaining the lodge, they also work at the lodge farm, with help from other staff  who are currently still working at the lodge. We hope that income from these agricultural […]

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ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE Dark-handed or Agile Gibbon (Hylobates agilis) Tanjung Puting National Park

ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE Dark-handed or Agile Gibbon (Hylobates agilis) Tanjung Puting National Park The Agile Gibbon (Hylobates agilis), also known as the Black-handed Gibbon, is an Old World primate in the gibbon family. It is found in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra, Borneo, and southern Thailand. The species is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List due to habitat destruction and the pet trade. It predominantly lives arboreally in rain forests and rarely comes to the ground. With its long arms they have an ability […]

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OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – UPDATE FOUNDATION PROJECT AT THE LODGES

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS UPDATE FOUNDATION PROJECT AT THE LODGES Our four lodges are just hanging on financially, with the help of our dedicated and hardworking staff.We have some photos of some of the work they are doing.At Rimba, Manager Pak Nopri, assisted by the other four staff are raising NILE PERCH.There was a problem when the fish grew too big for the oxygen supply in the water , so a few died, but all are […]

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ABOUT OUR RESTAURANT STAFF DURING PANDEMIC

ABOUT OUR RESTAURANT STAFF DURING PANDEMIC KELIMUTU At Kelimutu Lodge we have a chef named Mrs. Ritha. Together with other staff, Mrs. Ritha helps in the Kelimutu Lodges farm. Mrs. Ritha helps in marketing agricultural products for Lodge such as cabbage and sweet potatoes. With the results of this agriculture, we hope that we will be able to help the income of Kelimutu Lodge.  Ibu Ritha at Kelimutu Ecolodge MBELILING. At Mbeliling Lodge we have […]

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SURVIVAL UNDER COVID WE NEED MORE PARTNERS

SURVIVAL UNDER COVID WE NEED MORE PARTNERS The formation of a third organisation within Ecolodges Indonesia, the INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD, in May 2020 has helped to save our company and 89 jobs in five locations in Indonesia from bankruptcy. 2021 will be a tougher year than 2020 as we now have no reserves and no idea when safe international travel can be established to Indonesia. We commenced with small programs in agriculture, […]

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