Category: Updates

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 […]

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UPDATE ON THE FOREST MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRE, RIMBA.

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 […]

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LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE and ECOLODGES INDONESIA

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 […]

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OUR FOUNDATION NEWS All the latest on the Ecolodges Indonesia Agricultural projects!

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS All the latest on the Ecolodges Indonesia Agricultural projects! At Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge, the Agricultural project has raised enough money for at least one months salaries, through rice production, tomatoes, and white cabbage, and other vegetables. Now the tomatoes are finished the land has been cleaned and ploughed with our own little tractor by Pak Frengki, ready for new bean seedlings. He has worked so hard, but did not want to […]

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ACTION IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD.

ACTION IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD. Alan and Meryl Wilson were invited by the ECCO Committee of the Eco Village, Currumbin, to give a presentation on Ecolodges Indonesia and the Indonesia Conservation Foundation – Our World, and the Conserve Our World  projects funded through it, on 26th September 2021. It was held in the hall of the Old Dairy, and the committee provided a delicious morning tea to about 50 […]

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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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