Major challenges lie ahead of us. With the dedication, drive and heart of its committed staff and stakeholders, Rangkong Indonesia will always be at the forefront of science, conservation and education concerning Indonesia's hornbills.
Rangkong Indonesia will work to conserve hornbills in Indonesia through collaborative science, conservation, education and by inspiring the Indonesian community on the importance of hornbills and forests.
We dream of Indonesia with healthy lands and lush forests, respected by the entire Indonesian population who are directly benefitting from the survival of hornbills and forests.
A conservation biologist who has been involved in numerous studies and conservation work in Indonesia since 2000, especially hornbill conservation. For the past six years he has undertaken measures to reduce rampant poaching of helmeted hornbills taking place in Indonesia.
Aryf is a conservationist who loves to going into the forest. He has participated in numerous conservation projects with consultant and government agencies, as well as orangutan surveys. Aryf joined Rangkong Indonesia in 2018 for Helmeted Hornbill Conservation in Kapuas Hulu landscape in West Kalimantan.
Riki is a conservation practitioner who majored in Forestry in Bengkulu University. His undergraduate study focused on large mammals in Seblat Elephant Training Center. Riki enjoys wildlife watching and his interest in birdwatching started in 2014. He became a contributor for the Asian Waterbird Census for Bengkulu until 2018 and was involved in an ornithology study in Enggano Island with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences. Riki joined Rangkong Indonesia in 2018 for the Helmeted Hornbill Conservation in Kapuas Hulu landscape in West Kalimantan.
A person who has an interest in biodiversity, especially Ficus, orchids and birds. Then he realized it in the form of a final project that discussed the phenology and diversity of Ficus spp. for hornbill feed. Heru actively participated in bird watching competitions and also presented presentations at the Indonesian Bird Researchers and Observers Conference (KPPBI IV, V and VI). He has known hornbills since college days and made the Indonesian Hornbill a luxurious home for various information related to hornbills. Started to join The Indonesian Hornbill since 2019.