Talking about wood

CADA meeting at the International Institute of Tropical Forestry, 30th August 2013.
Consejo Asesor para el Desarrollo Agroforestal de Puerto Rico

“Working towards the development of Sustainable Forestry in Puerto Rico, and the research and creation of a forest products industry and relevant markets.”

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L-R: Mark Schofield (Ex-Editor of Fine Woodworking  Magazine); Yolanda Flores (Department of Agriculture); Augusto Carvajal (Biologist); Magaly Figueroa (USDA Forest Service, IITF); Andrés Rúa (Tropic Ventures Research & Education Foundation); 3t Vakil (Tropic Ventures Sustainable Forestry Project); Connie Carpenter (US State & private Forestry, IITF); Christina Cabrera (Departmento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales, Ayudante Especial, Oficina del Secretario); Aileen Amador (Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas).

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Andrés Rúa
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Aileen Amador and Christina Cabrera 
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Magaly Figueroa
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Augusto Carvajal
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Mark Schofield
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Yolanda Flores

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Andrés Rúa shows off the collection of 130 Puerto Rican woods to Dr. Ariel Lugo, Director of the International Institute of Tropical Forestry.

See www.nuestramadera.org for more info on this new council and its mission, founded in May 2013 by Andrés Rúa and 3t Vakil.

All images by 3t Vakil

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