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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]