Certified Audubon International Classic and Cooperative Sanctuary
Ria Bintan Golf Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence
"Ria Bintan Golf Club has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for their efforts to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property," said Jim Sluiter, Staff Ecologist for the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Programs.
"To reach certification, a course must demonstrate that they are maintaining a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas," explained Sluiter. These categories include Environmental Planning, Wildlife & Habitat Management, Outreach and Education, Chemical Use Reduction and Safety, Water Conservation, and Water Quality Management.
General Manager Jeffrey Low is pleased with the golf course's participation in the program and the environmental efforts made by his staff.
The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, endorsed by the United States Golf Association, provides information and guidance to help golf courses preserve and enhance wildlife habitat, and protect natural resources. Golf courses around the world including the United States, Africa, Australia, Canada, Central America, Europe, and Southeast Asia have also achieved certification in the program.
CONTACT: Jim Sluiter, Staff Ecologist
(518) 767-9051, Ext. 116