Orang Utan Republik Foundation volunteers will be doing outreach, education and fundraising events on a continuous basis in communities across the country and around the world. This page will list those events that are open to the public where you or your friends can learn more about and support OURF’s efforts to raise awareness in order to save the species. If you are interested in hosting an event, please contact us at info@OrangUtanRepublik.org. We can discuss various ways you can get involved to make a difference.
Description of Event: In 2017 scientists identified the Tapanuli orangutan as a distinct species, a sensational discovery which drew headlines around the world. These
Major update: due to widespread international pressure to save the Tapanuli orangutan, the Bank of China made an unprecedented commitment to enter negotiations with some of our partners. They are considering pulling funding for the Batang Toru dam, a project which would mean near-certain extinction for the Tapanuli.
We're holding off on protesting Bank of China while in the midsts of negotiations. However, we are moving ahead with rallying at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Mandarin is owned by Jardine Matheson, a company that is highly complicit in orangutan habitat destruction. We know that Jardines has the influence needed to stop the Batang Toru dam--but we need them to ACT.
Join us as we hold a meet-up at Philz Coffee in Downtown Los Angeles. FREE tickets
Description of Event: OURF/TOP-USA will be at the Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair. The Fair aims to inspire sustainable living through education opportunities, local connections, and community empowerment. Join local environmental resources and learn about lifestyle solutions that impact the health of our planet through hands-on activities and interactive presentations. The Fair is FREE. More info at https://amerikson.wixsite.com/laeef1
Description of Event: OURF will be participating
STAR Eco Station is celebrating
For More Information contact Erika: at 310-842-8060 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org; more about STAR Ecostation at www.ecostation.org
Description of Event: OURF will be participating in the fabulous Veg-Fest LA in Woodley Park. Plan for a magnificent day filled with entertainment, education, and enlightenment. The combination of great music, empowering speakers, environmental, humanitarian and animal welfare non-profits, kids' activities and a delicious food court make for an earth-friendly experience that is sure to be inspiring and enjoyable for all.
For More Information visit: http://vegfestla.org/home/
Description of Event: OURF will be holding the 6th Annual Pongo Environmental Awards and Fundraiser benefiting the OURF and its many programs. OURF will honor a new group of individuals and organizations that have contributed to the improved understanding and appreciation of orangutans and endangered species, rainforest habitat, and for improving conditions for orangutans and other animals globally
More information will be posted soon.