Tags: Patrols

OFI Guard Post Attacked

November, 21 2009

On November 19,2009 around one in the afternoon, a group of 63 Indonesian police officers with two dump trucks supported by Park rangers and Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) rangers moved into an illegal dry ground strip mining area inside the very northern edge of Tanjung Puting National Park and began arresting illegal miners and confiscating…

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Update From the Conservation Director

December, 24 2004

Dear OFI Members and Friends, As I review my first year with OFI, I reflect on our many accomplishments and the challenges that still face us. We have worked steadily to build the organization’s capacity both in the Los Angeles office and in the field. This was made possible by your generous support and funding…

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OFI begins work on USAID Conservation Grant

February, 14 2004

Developing a park co-management team OFI, in conjunction with World Education, began work on its second USAID grant in October 2003. One of OFI and World Education’s goals is to further develop an effective co-management team for Tanjung Puting National Park (TPNP). One primary aim of the co-management team is to expand the size of…

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Martyr of the Sekonyer Kanan River

August, 14 2000

Police Officer Taken by Crocodile While Defending Tanjung Puting National Park in Indonesian Borneo. Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia – (July 31, 2000) – Police Sergeant Ali Maryanto, 37 year-old father of two boys, aged 7 and 9 years, died defending Tanjung Puting National Park’s Sekonyer Kanan River. Sergeant Ali Maryanto was stationed as one…

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