Resource Details

Nusa Penida Forest and Habitat Restoration Project

Project: Project - Nonprofit

Contact Info


  • Friends of the National Parks Foundation


Species Info

  • Dipterocapus sp.
  • Ficus benjamina
  • Albizia sp
  • Ficus mormorata
  • Muntingia calabura
  • Syzigium cumini
  • Psidium sp.
  • Cassia siamea
  • Terminalia catapa
  • Michelia champaka
  • Swietenia macrophylla (exotic)
  • Disoxylum densiflorum
  • Spathodea campanulata
  • Azadirachta indica
  • Calophilum inophillum
  • Alstonia scholaris
  • Albizia saman
  • Albrus precaturia
  • Santalum album
  • Manilkara kauci
  • Tamarindus indica


Status: Active

  • The mission of this project is to reforest degraded areas of the Island of Nusa Penida, Indonesia, in order to increase soil fertility, provide alternative income, increase the capacity of the island for bird restoration, end educate the community about conservation.
  • Since 2005 the Friends of the National Parks Foundation has worked with farmer’s groups, village elders board members, schools, government institutions, and other groups to establish nurseries and plant seedlings.
  • By 2007, 25,000 seedlings were planted and another 100 hectares of land received permission for future planting.
  • The plant nursery can produce 50,000 tree seedlings. The reforestation has taken place on private land, temple land, and government land.
  • The species were selected by the local communities

Geographical Region

  • Insular Southeast Asia
  • Ecosystems

  • Tropical Wet Forest
  • Country

  • Indonesia
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    ELTI is a joint initiative of:
    Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute