Category: Satwa Ecolodge

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – Harvests Helping Ecolodges Indonesia Survive.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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OUR PARTNERS All for Nature, a Netherlands based ecotourism company

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 […]

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