The group "Reforestation for Education" has 40,000 little cypress (cipres) trees to give away to groups and individuals around Lake Atitlán. Not only are the trees free but they are offering FREE DELIVERY! Plant them soon to get full benefit of the rainy season!
Cypress (trees live long and help against land erosion. Contact Laurel Jacobson and Tara McLaughlin: firstname.lastname@example.org
PBS Videorecommendation by Marla Joel:
'Up in Smoke' Film Examines Perils of Slash and Burn Agriculture
In "Up in Smoke," filmmaker Adam Wakeling follows ecologist Michael Hands as he introduces Honduran farmers to the inga tree, his solution to problems caused by slash and burn agricultural practices. The documentary is part of a series of independently produced films aired in a partnership between The Economist and the NewsHour.
AMSCLAE(Autoridad para el Manejo Sustentable de la Cuenca del Lago de Atitlán y su Entorno) has a new report out on Lake Atitlán and the situation with the cianobacteria. I have put it on the Santa Cruz website. Go to the home page:
Naisha Yogahas a new schedule for the rainy season. Check it out on the Cruz News Calendar.
If you have any events or activities you would like on the Calendar, please email me through the Contact form on this website.