THE IMPORTANCE OF TROPICAL REFORESTATION
Some resources to help you learn more about how powerful tropical reforestation an be to fight climate change and uplift local communities.
LAND FOR PLANTING
Northern Guatemala has a lot of former forests that have been cleared for agriculture and ranching but are no longer in use. This section discusses how we are able to use and help the otherwise fallow land regain purpose.
Acquiring Rights to Planting
Large Expanses of Degraded Pasture Land
Forest Reserves in Perpetuity
Reforested Areas After Ten Years
TREES FOR REFORESTATION
Learn about the different kinds of trees that we plant, why these key stone species are chosen, and what goes into planting the trees.
Transportation From Nurseries to Planting Fields
FOREST RESTORATION AND PLANTING
Replanting tropical forests cannot happen with out the hard work of those on the ground. This section outlines our leadership, long standing connections to community leaders in the Peten, and the community effort to help with the reforestation.
People and Staff
PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF TREES
The protection and preservation of trees is very important not only to restore a healthy rain forest but to allow the trees to reach their full carbon absorption capabilities which is crucial for fighting climate change and efficiently offsetting your carbon footprint.
FORESTS AND CARBON DIOXIDE
As climate change becomes an increasingly sever global problem, replanting tropical rainforests becomes more important. This section summarizes the since behind why trees are so powerful in helping to fight climate change.
Sequestration per Tree Species
Average Carbon Footprint per Nation
Calculations of Sequestration
Global Climate Change and Forests
FORESTS FOR THE COMMUNITY
We give thoughtful consideration to how we can fully cooperate with local communities. There are many localized benefits from tropical reforestation that will help the communities over the next forty years as the trees mature from reclaiming traditional parts of their diet to improved agriculture.
Groups we have engaged with so far include:
The Guatemalan forest firefighters
The tropical forestry program at Universidad Rural in Santa Elena, Guatemala