Lou is enriching Samboja


Lou Grossfeldt, BOS Australia VIce President, is currently at Samboja Lestari setting up an enrichment program for the orangutans in our care there.

"I hope to have a really good programme set up by the time I leave. The enrichment storage room is almost done and now I am working on setting up an area to actually make the enrichment."

Further images can be found here and you can follow Lou's progress via Facebook

BOS Australia is giving you a chance to join Lou and 'go wild' with the orangutans in Borneo. View our flyer here.

*** This Sunday on ABC Radio National at 9:05pm, an interview with Lone, conducted by Richard Aedy. ***

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An interview with Lone Drøscher Nielsen and excerpts from her talks in Australia March 2014.

A message from Lone to her Australian supporters:
"Thank you all in Australia for your dedication and zest for the cause and also for your wonderfully executed fundraising tour. It was a pleasure meeting you all and I hope we might be able to repeat this again sometime."


If you missed Lone's recent BOS Australia lecture tour, further media interview podcasts and video links can be found here.

For updates on the latest releases you can follow the Central Kalimantan Release Blog and the East Kalimantan Release Blog . These are updated regularly directly from Indonesia and the team on the ground.

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