Today

SAMBOJA LESTARI TODAY

Samboja Lodge is a venture of Borneo OrangUtan Survival (BOS) Foundation. Here visitors will be able to gain first-hand knowledge on what is required to rebuild a forest and protest its wildlife, especially in our effors to preserve the rainforest and critical endangered bornean orangutan.

Samboja lodge's unique design is based on local architecture. All interior and exterior walls are made from recycled materials. The cosmetic touches are all traditional handicraft and are produced by local and dayak communities around the area. It is surrounded by lush vegetation and each room has its own patio or balcony from which to enjoy surrounding forest.

2006

SAMBOJA LESTARI

EAST KALIMANTAN ORAUTAN REINTRODUCTION PROGRAM

Formally known as Wanariset, the project was relocated in 2006, due to insufficient space and was renamed samboja lestari. The program is currently located about 38kilometers from Balikpapan. In east Kalimantan and we work there in collaboration with the east Kalimantan conservation and natural resources authority (BKSDA). An executive technical unit of the Indonesian ministry of forestry. The land at samboja lestari is owned by BOS Foundation and is the location of our forest rehabilitation program.

1991

THE BORNEO ORANGUTAN SURVIVAL FOUNDATION

Founded in 1991, the BOS Foundation is a non-profit Indonesian organization dedicated to conservation of Bornean orangutan and their natural habitats. Working together with local communities, the minister of environment and forestry of the republic of Indonesia, and international partner organizations.

The BOS Foundation currently has more than 700 orangutans in the two rehabilitation centers, with support from 4000 highly dedicated staff and experts in the field of primatology, biodiversity, ecology, forest rehabilitation, agroforestry, community empowerment, communication, education, and orangutan welfare. For further information, please visit www.orangutan.or.id