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Conservation and Awareness Building in Kalimantan, Indonesia
To support wildlife and nature conservation through habitat protection, awareness and education, and management of stray animals

PRIORITY PROJECTS 2017 – 2019 : Sungai Wain KWPLH BALIKPAPAN

KWPLH BALIKPAPAN

Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH), which translates to Environmental Education and Recreation facility, or colloquially also known as the Sun Bear Center, is an environmental education facility located 23 km north of Balikpapan in East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo.

The Pro Natura Foundation is also supporting the development of conservation education exhibits and programmes at the KWPLH Balikpapan. Each year close to 70.000 local people visit the center to learn about sun bears, conservation issues, and to learn about animal care.

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FOREST PROTECTION

SUNGAI WAIN

PROTECTED FOREST

Our forest protection work focuses on anti-poaching patrols and prevention of illegal logging and encroachment, as well as intensive forest fire prevention activities focusing on making and maintenance of fire breaks.

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Our forest protection work focuses on anti-poaching patrols and prevention of illegal logging and encroachment, as well as intensive forest fire prevention activities focusing on making and maintenance of fire breaks.

KEY ACTIVITIES

Pro Natura Foundation currently manages the KWPLH Environmental Education Centre in East Kalimantan. This is the first and only environmental education center in the whole of Indonesian Borneo. Here we take care of 7 sun bears living in our forest enclosure and a large number of stray domestic animals that have been dumped at the facility. Our conservation education work focuses on sun bears, endemic flora and fauna of Borneo, domestic animal care, illegal wildlife trade, and various important local conservation issues.

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