Category: Cinta Raja Rainforest Restoration Site

Wildlife Monitoring in Cinta Raja Restoration Site
November 2, 2018November 2, 2018
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Wildlife Monitoring in Cinta Raja Restoration Site

Wildlife monitoring plays a key role in assisting us at the OIC in gauging the progress of our conservation work and assessing any specific sites and/or species that may require our particular attention. Obviously, orangutan and orangutan nest sightings are huge indicators but there is so much more that can give answers to our questions....

Photographer Without Border’s Visit to Cinta Raja Restoration Site
October 25, 2018October 25, 2018
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Photographer Without Border’s Visit to Cinta Raja Restoration Site

Learning about the conservation issues is for everyone without any exception. This month, OIC is humbled to host a conservation photography trip by working together with a Toronto NGO’s based Photographer Without Borders (PWB). This once a year Sumatran conservation class is intended to bring many photographers worldwide to learn about the art of storytelling...

A Year’s Journey to be Forest One Day
July 28, 2018July 28, 2018
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A Year’s Journey to be Forest One Day

Time flies very fast and it has been a year after the clearing cut operation of illegal oil palm trees here in Cinta Raja. Every second, this once damaged forest starts to change to be a forest once more as it used to be, long before the encroachment happened.     “Every time I step...

Cinta Raja Restoration Site’s Update
June 29, 2018June 29, 2018
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Cinta Raja Restoration Site’s Update

The planting activities are still continuing in Cinta Raja restoration site III. Each day, our staff are doing their best efforts to regrow the once damaged forest. From 100 hectares area, 60 hectares have been planting. Not only planting, the monitoring and maintaining are also the most important parts to ensure the survival level of...

Hosting Secondary Students to Learn About Forest Restoration
April 8, 2018April 8, 2018
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Hosting Secondary Students to Learn About Forest Restoration

The future is here. Thus the better or worse starts by now – Nayla This week, we are humbled to have the Cat Mose Secondary School – London, UK visiting our Cinta Raja restoration site. For 3 days, they learned about the issue Sumatran forest. From the massive expansion of oil palm plantation, road construction...

Welcoming the Dry Season with Optimism in Cinta Raja Restoration Site
March 28, 2018March 31, 2018
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Welcoming the Dry Season with Optimism in Cinta Raja Restoration Site

The dry season is one of the most difficult time during the restoration project implementation. With the condition of the open area, the heat’s intensity from the sun can’t be avoided. Not to mention, the dryness of the soil is the biggest challenge for the seedling to grow. As an ex-palm oil plantation, Cinta Raja...

Cinta Raja Restoration Site: A Story of Hopes
February 22, 2018March 2, 2018
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Cinta Raja Restoration Site: A Story of Hopes

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all” – Emily Dickinson     Almost a year, Cinta Raja restoration site has to start its long journey. Used to be an ex-illegal oil palm plantation, this area was reclaimed by Gunung...

40.000 Seedlings are on the Way
November 19, 2017November 19, 2017
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40.000 Seedlings are on the Way

The seedling production continues in OIC’s Cinta Raja Restoration site. The 40.000 target of seedlings is not far away ahead. With the embrace of the mother of nature, each of the seedlings that we produce with heart grows gracefully. It is one of OIC’s vision to restore this ex-palm oil plantation land, back as its...

The Week of Seedling Production in Cinta Raja Restoration Site
September 12, 2017September 13, 2017
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The Week of Seedling Production in Cinta Raja Restoration Site

  As the water dropped and touched the soil, it was like a symphony to the natural regeneration. This September, the symphony plays in harmony in OIC’s Cinta Raja Restoration site. The symphony continues during this week’s production of the seedling.   This week, our Cinta Raja restoration’s staff is on mission to produce 40.000...