Champion Trees around Princeton, New Jersey

New Jersey's Champion trees are the most massive known trees throughout the state.  The NJ DEP's Forest Service receives submissions, assigns a score  based on circumference, height and crown, and then designates a champion, one per species.  See the list of champs on their website.  Here are the ones around Princeton Battlefield Park and surrounding areas.  Stats and locations provided by the DEP's list.

Reforestal con Estacas

...un experimento en los cerros de Mundo Nuevo, un eco hostal y finca en Minca, Colombia.  Cuales arboles locales pueden crecer desde este el metodo de estacas?  Cuales pueden ayudarnos en la guerra contra el pasto invasivo?

En este página hay algunas repuestas sobre este experimento.


Restoring Cloud Forests in Zapatoca, Colombia


Don Rey with a sprouted cutting.
Sean "Madrón" Dixon-Sullivan -- that's how I signed the guestbook at Magic Mountain Reserve.  Owner Rey Díaz Rueda baptizes visitors with a "mountain name" to connect them with his reserve.  For 'Don Rey,' eccentric artist-turned-conservationist, connecting people with nature is one of his main objectives.  The other is to restore that nature.

Protecting Bogota's Water - The Eastern Hills


Through Bogotá's Eastern Hills flow the streams that supply water to the city and its 6.7 million residents.  It's no wonder the authorities of Colombia's capitol are serious about protecting this vital ecosystem.  The water's source in the Andes has been reserved as Chingaza National Park since 1977.  Its route through the hills, while degraded from past mining and logging, is increasingly being conserved.  A first step is preventing further degradation.

Árboles Leguminosos - La vida de Minca



Los leguminosos son arboles para uso de reforestación, cercas vivas, fertilizantes (fijar nitrógeno y crear abono), forrajeros, combustibles, madera, leña, medicina, vida, todo.  Durante el evento Permaculture Planting aprendimos sobre los árboles leguminosos de Minca.