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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
THE ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE THE BORNEAN ORANGUTAN EAT IN THEIR NATURAL HABITAT. -Scroll kebawah untuk terjemahan dalam Bahasa- Our next animal in the The “Animals sighted” section of our blog is about interesting photos from our guide Hakim, shown us a young Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) was holding fruit of a Pandanus plan. According to the Wikipedia, like the other great apes, Orangutans are highly intelligent, displaying tool use and distinct cultural patterns […]