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 – 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
CONSERVE OUR WORLD Conserve our World is the name for the most important program of our Foundation the Indonesia Conservation Foundation – Our World https://ecolodgesindonesia.com/conservation-foundation/ numbered Program 3.2 on the website. 3.2 Conserve Our World through tree planting With the assistance of World Relief Australia (WRA) and VET LOVE (VL), both based in Queensland, this program has been given a large boost and is now our largest program. We wish to use a local NGO […]