Resource Details

ASRI Restore -Marsellas site

Project: Project - Nonprofit

Affiliations

  • Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI)

Link(s)

  • www.healthinharmony.org
  • www.alamsehatlestari.org
  • http://alamsehatlestari.org/forestrestor/

Species Info

All native, a mix of pioneers, fruit trees and forest wildlings. Comprehensive species list is available upon request or see website with species info and photos: http://alamsehatlestari.org/forestrestor/index

Description

  • The purpose of this project is to restore the natural regeneration cycle in order to convert grassland into forest in the Gunung Palung National Park in Kalimantan Barat
  • Additionally, the project aims to build social capital, provide alternative income opportunities and provide education.
  • In 2009, 4 ha of trees were planted, and in 2010 6 ha were planted. The future goal of the project is to increase the size and replicate the systems in other areas.
  • So far, the local community has been supportive of and demonstrated enthusiasm for the restoration efforts and the sites selected. Locals also involved and employed in all steps of the process

Geographical Region

  • Insular Southeast Asia
  • Ecosystems

  • Tropical Wet Forest
  • Country

  • Indonesia
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