A SPECIAL REVIEW COURSE OF THE FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE. 12-13 MARCH 2022 at Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge-Kalimantan. We felt that all those who might be going to be employed planting the seedlings for RE- WILD TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK should fully understand why they were doing it. The fist two sections of the course saw one of our staff do the complete course, 6 do all but one module, and 19 from the village […]
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 HOW TO PLANT A TREE- The culmination of the Forest Management Training Course, Rimba, Kalimantan.
OUR FOUNDATION NEWS HOW TO PLANT A TREE- The culmination of the Forest Management Training Course, Rimba, Kalimantan. The course has been very enthusiastically supported not only by our own Eco Lodges staff, but village participants. As proof of their learning each has planted a tree from the seedlings grown by Harapan village, some quite tall as they have been growing for over a year. The seedlings Covid and then governmental problems with illegal Carbon […]
UPDATE ON THE FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE, RIMBA. If you want to plant a forest, where do you start? First you need an area to plant. This is in Kalimantan, (Borneo) in the 130,000 hectares burned in the massive fires of 2015. Then you need money for wages of staff, equipment oats for transport, a camp for workers…. Some money is coming in from special people, our donors to the Indonesia Conservation Foundation–Our World, to […]
LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE and ECOLODGES INDONESIA Earlier this year, ECOLODGES INDONESIA obtained an opportunity to collaborate with La Trobe University, Melbourne to connect a group of 20 international students with villagers living the Braja Harjosari village, near our Satwa Sumatra Ecolodge using ZOOM. This village is part of a Homestay option given to guests by our travel company Ecosafari Indonesia. One of the homestay at Braja Harjosari Braja Harjosari is unique being a mixed […]