Latest Bass Guitar made from Blue Mahoe wood from Las Casas de la Selva, by 17 year old Stratton Yatron.
DJ and Niki Faller volunteered at Las Casas de la Selva in late February 2013. We carried endangered tree saplings (Styrax portoricensis) to various staging areas in the forest ready for planting.
Channel 24 “Desde mi Pueblo” filming in Patillas…keep an eye out! The bosquer@s with Jaylene Cintron!
Pepperdine students helped in getting trees to the places in the forest where we are going to plant them…these are Styrax portoricensis saplings.
This particular project is a collaboration with US Fish & Wildlife to establish the recovery of highly endangered endemic species. Thank you Pepperdine team for all your enthusiasm in trailwork and treework.
Pepperdine University students with maestra Lorena Lopez in el teatro, Las Casas de la Selva.
Composting toilets, nearly finished, almost ready for pooping and peeping in…come and have a splash-back free experience at Las Casas de la Selva!! Just good shit!
…Endangered Endemic Tree planting Program at Las Casas de la Selva. New Project 2013… Get in touch to get involved.
Lepidopterist George Locascio has been volunteering and in his spare time has been studying the butterflies of Las Casas de la Selva. This year he presented us with our first very own butterfly box, with all specimens identified. Seen here with Ileana Soto Rosa, who has also contributed time at the project.
Rare Simarouba tulae in fruit in our forest…ravished by beauty all over again!
Simarouba tulae (flowers in July), Pic above by Marie Harding
Tatiana Quiroz volunteered for a month and collected this honeycomb from the hives set up by Briony Plant and Alejandro Ramos in 2007.