|Location:2°55’S, 111°35’E; southwest of Kumai, Kabupaten Kotawaringin Barat, Central Kalimantan. |
Description of site:
A swampy coastal area bordered by a fringe of mangrove forest (at least 17,500 ha) and backed by freshwater swamp forest.
Humid tropical climate.
Mangroves and freshwater swamp forest.
State owned (Indonesian Government).
Conservation measures taken:
Conservation measures proposed:
The area has been proposed as a Nature Reserve (Cagar Alam) and Recreation Park (Taman Wisata).
Disturbances and threats:
Cutting of mangrove wood.
Economic and social values:
The area has considerable potential for outdoor recreation.
The area is known to support a great diversity of wildlife including Proboscis Monkeys Nasalis larvartus and many waterbirds, but no details are available.
Special floral values: